Fergus Falls Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing From ATMsA former armored truck driver has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $182,000 from ATMs in Minnesota and North Dakota. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher James Diestler of Fergus Falls pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of bank larceny.
St. Paul Police Form Unit To Fight Organized ShopliftingSt. Paul police say half of the shoplifting in their city is due to organized crime, but a first-of-its-kind unit is targeting those thieves. The department has formed an organized retail crime unit that will go after the people who steal household items.
$500 Worth Of Plants Stolen In MplsKeep an eye on those annuals and perennials. Plant thieves took flowers and hanging baskets from a home in the Linden Hills neighborhood on Tuesday night. Jeanne Long said she lost more than $500 worth of plants and pots.
Charges: Apple Valley Car Wash Employee Swindled Nearly $350KA 46-year-old Apple Valley woman allegedly stole nearly $350,000 from the car wash where she worked at between 2008 and 2012. Connie Marie Rogers has been charged with nine counts of felony theft by swindle, and one count of gross misdemeanor theft by swindle, in connection with the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Paradise Car Wash.
Man Pleads Guilty To Swindling $670,000 From ChurchA 51-year-old Cottage Grove man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $670,000 from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, his former employer.
Charges: Lakeville Teller Stole $95K From Her BankA 31-year-old Farmington woman was charged Friday in connection with the loss of $95,000 from the Lakeville bank where she had worked.
Faribault Man Sentenced For Stealing $400K From EmployerA 39-year-old Faribault man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for stealing more than $400,000 from his employer, money he then used to build his nearby lake home.
Inmate Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Getting $23K In Social Security A 32-year-old woman, who's incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute in Waseca, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $23,000 in social security benefits.
Coon Rapids Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing U ProstheticsA Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty to stealing prosthetics and other medical supplies from the hospital where he worked and selling them online.
Mpls Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing $150K From CharityA 55-year-old Minneapolis man, a former food services director for Open Arms of Minnesota, pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling about $155,000.
Fmr. Postal Service Employee Indicted For Stealing Over $10KAn Otsego woman has been indicted for allegedly embezzling approximately $10,365.57 from a Brooklyn Park Post Office.
Tax Season Warning: Mail Box Thefts On The RiseWith tax season here, police across the state say this is a busy time for thieves stealing from mailboxes. In Owatonna, 15 people have reported their mail stolen since late last year.
Woman Sentenced For Stealing More Than $30K From FEMA After KatrinaA 30-year-old woman was sentenced in federal court Tuesday in St. Paul for stealing money from FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Charge: Health Care Worker Stole $4,000 From Vulnerable AdultsA health care worker at REM Woodvale Plain Inc. in Albert Lea, has been accused of stealing more than $4,000 from seven vulnerable adults who the employee took care of between August 2011 and May 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Stolen Habitat For Humanity Trailer Found In MNA Habitat for Humanity trailer that was stolen in Western Wisconsin has now been recovered in Minnesota. The trailer full of tools was stolen last week in Grantsburg, Wis.