Prosecutor Resigns From Daunte Wright Case After AG Keith Ellison's Office Takes OverA prosecutor who was co-counsel in the case against a former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright resigned Monday, saying "vitriol" and "partisan politics" have made it hard to pursue justice.
Washington County Attorney's Office Will Make Charging Decision In Fatal Police Shooting Of Daunte WrightA decision on potential prosecution in the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright will come from the Washington County Attorney's Office.
Derek Chauvin And Wife Kellie Charged With Multiple Felony Tax CrimesFormer Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, already facing charges in the death of George Floyd, has been charged with multiple tax-related felonies, along with his wife Kellie Chauvin.
Atty’s Office: Officer’s Use Of Force Justified In Fatal Stillwater ShootingThe Washington County Attorney’s Office is declining to issue charges in a fatal officer-involved shooting last November.
4 Arrested In Int'l Sex Trafficking Ring With Minn. ConnectionsA major international human trafficking operation with ties to Minnesota has been disrupted.
Cottage Grove Man Faces 2nd Murder Charge In Wife's DeathA Cottage Grove man now faces a second murder charge in connection with the death of his wife last November.
Wis. Veterinarian Sentenced For Sex, Labor Trafficking In Twin CitiesA Wisconsin veterinarian received the first conviction and sentence in Minnesota history for labor trafficking Wednesday.
14 Men Charged In Woodbury Prostitution StingFourteen men are accused of being involved in a prostitution ring after responding to ads by undercover officers who posed as minors to engage in sex, according to charges filed in Washington County Court.
Former MSFDA Treasurer Charged With 8 Counts Of Tax FraudThe former treasurer of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association has been charged with 13 counts of tax fraud.
4 Indicted In Washington County Home InvasionFour men have been indicted in a July 2013 Washington County home invasion where a woman feared for her life after being tied up and threatened with a gun, according to court documents. The Washington County Attorney's Office, in partnership with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office in Milwaukee, Wis., said four men have been charged in the West Lakeland Township incident.
5 Charged In 17-Year-Old Girl's Drug Overdose DeathTwo adults and three juveniles have been charged in connection to a Woodbury teen's death earlier this year, the Washington County Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Woman Convicted Of Stealing $150K From Vulnerable RelativeA 24-year-old woman was convicted Thursday of stealing more than $150,000 from a vulnerable family member, according to the Washington County Attorney's office. Elaina Lorene Casello was convicted on multiple counts of felony theft and identity theft after stealing money from various bank accounts of an elderly relative. The theft occurred from Feb. 2011 till Dec. 2012, with Casello using the stolen funds to buy several items, in addition to paying her own bills.
Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Co-Worker Charged With MurderA St. Paul man and former boxer has been charged with the stabbing death of a co-worker at a Newport business on Thursday. According to the Washington County Attorney's office, 58-year-old Gregorio Ramirez is charged with 2nd-degree murder. He's accused of killing his co-worker, 44-year-old Uriel Ortiz, at Bailey Nurseries early Thursday evening.
Man Faces 6 Felony Charges In St. Paul Park StandoffNicholas Adam Kluessendorf, 22, faces three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of assault in the first degree.