City Council Mulls Relaxing Mpls. Marijuana OrdinanceThe Minneapolis city council will decide this week whether possessing small amounts of marijuana will be considered a crime. Under the current city ordinance, someone caught with amount of marijuana less than 42.5 grams could be convicted of a misdemeanor.
Man Caught On Tip From App User Pleads Guilty To Child PornA man who was a federal fugitive for more than four years before he was arrested with help from a smartphone app has pleaded guilty to two counts of child pornography. Adney Allen is charged in North Dakota with possession and distribution of materials involving the sexual exploitation of minors. The 51-year-old Allen was indicated in July of 2009. He was arrested in November of 2014 on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota.
Authorities: Man Arrested With 33 Pounds Of Pot In Central MNAuthorities say they’ve arrested an Arizona man who was carrying 33 pounds of marijuana on an Amtrack train in central Minnesota.
#1 On Alleged Forger's To-Do List: Make ChecksA woman has been charged with check forgery after police said she was caught red-handed with a to-do-list that had "Make Checks" listed as the first item.
Man On Parole Charged With Gun PossessionA Minneapolis man on parole has been charged with having possession of a firearm while ineligible.
Charges: Man Enticed, Coerced Kids To Produce PornA 45-year-old Owatonna man has been indicted in federal court for allegedly producing video and images containing child pornography and possessing similar items, according to the United States Attorney's Office.
Beasley Cited For Marijuana Possession In MinnetonkaMinnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley was cited for marijuana possession in Minnetonka, according to police.
Montel Williams' Wis. Drug Paraphernalia Charge DroppedA judge dismissed a drug paraphernalia possession charge against former talk show host Montel Williams, who was briefly detained at a Milwaukee airport in January after a search of his luggage turned up the type of pipe commonly used for smoking marijuana.
Man Sentenced For Child Porn On State ComputerA Brooklyn Park man was sentenced to prison for possessing pornographic images of children he downloaded to a state computer while working as a consultant in the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office.