Crime

Summer Marie Doehne, 37, of Farmington, was charged earlier this week with two felony counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County District Court. According to the criminal complaint, Doehne engaged in sexual relations with a 13-year-old Burnsville boy in August. A person living with the boy called Burnsville Police to report the alleged […]

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A 39-year-old Lakeville woman is charged with two felony assault charges for allegedly stabbing her live-in boyfriend after he told her he hid a bottle of alcohol from her because she “becomes aggressive” when she drinks. Heidi Joy Anderson  allegedly pulled a cable from the wall, retrieved a knife from the kitchen and used it […]

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Michela Berg charged with felony theft A Lakeville bank teller allegedly admitted to police she stole $1,700 from her drawer at Provincial Bank because she was behind on credit card payments. Michela Jayde Berg, 20, is charged with felony theft for allegedly incrementally stealing the money between Aug. 26 and Sept. 8, according to a […]

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Chavez-Nelson awaits trial in Schunk murder Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for last year’s fatal shooting outside Nina’s Grill in Burnsville, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced. Chavez-Nelson, 32, was found guilty of one count each of first- and second-degree murder in the killing of 23-year-old Palagor Obang […]

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Two fires that occurred in rapid succession Friday morning, including a car fire that injured two, may be drug-related, Burnsville police said. A report of burning leaves at the curb in the Norway Circle area came in at 10:22 a.m. Police arrived first, locating the fire and burned clothing in the street nearby, a police […]

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An Eagan man pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges last week for the accidental smothering death of his infant son. Nathan Scott Savage, 30, made his plea Oct. 29 in a Dakota County Court. Two other manslaughter charges as well as one count each of child neglect and child endangerment were dismissed. According to court documents, […]

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