Crime

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who was found dead on Sept. 29 inside a shed east of the intersection of 146th Street and Burnley Avenue in Rosemount. The man is identified as light skinned, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with longer brown and gray hair, [...]

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by Eric Hagen Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune A 23-year-old man accused of taking two 13-year-old Andover girls to his Burnsville home and engaging in sex acts with them was arraigned this morning in Anoka County District Court on six felony charges. Casey Lee Chinn was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, [...]

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A 23-year-old Burnsville man was arrested on Tuesday, but no charges have been filed against him in connection to the case of two 13-year-old Andover girls who were reported missing on Monday. Casey Lee Chinn was arrested in the 2400 block of Hayes Court in Burnsville after detectives from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office and [...]

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The Hennepin County medical examiner is conducting an autopsy on a body that was found in Rosemount at approximately 12:15 p.m. Monday inside a railroad shed near the east of the intersection of 146th Street and Burnley Avenue along the railroad tracks. Police Chief Mitchell Scott said it is believed that there are no other [...]

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An Eagan police officer examining what appeared to be a suspect’s cellphone during a traffic stop last week was in for quite a shock. As the officer was opening the case for the device … zzzzzap! The device, it turned out, wasn’t a cellphone but a stun gun designed to resemble a cellphone, police said. [...]

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A 24-year-old Lakeville man with a history of criminal sexual conduct is jailed and facing four felony charges in connection with the alleged Sept. 9 criminal sexual assault of a girl under age 16. Kenneth Junior Pitchford Jr. allegedly entered the girl’s bedroom between 1 and 2 a.m. wearing a mask and then pulled out [...]

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