Crime

Glenn Smith allegedly left iPod at scene A Farmington man was charged earlier this week with felony theft and third-degree arson in Dakota County District Court for an incident on July 9 on Brennan Path. Glenn Adam Smith, 23, allegedly stole a more than $1,000 worth of items out of a truck in the owner’s [...]

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An Eagan man has been charged with a felony drug crime after allegedly selling 100 doses of a synthetic hallucinogen to a police informant. According to the criminal complaint, on April 10 the informant with the Dakota County Drug Task Force made arrangements to purchase 100 tablets of LSD from Jesse J. Sandburg, 23. An [...]

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Charge related to custodian’s alleged sexual misconduct Beth Behnke of Burnsville is one of two school administrators charged July 14 with failure to report an alleged incident of sexual abuse at a St. Paul  school. In the January 2012 incident, custodian Walter Happel allegedly slapped a boy on the lower part of his buttocks. The [...]

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A Lakeville man has been charged with a felony following a ruckus at a house party in Apple Valley July 2 that sent one person to the hospital with a broken jaw. Brandon G. Smith, 18, was charged last week with third-degree assault in connection with the brutal late-night incident that left his alleged victim [...]

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Second-degree murder charges filed Authorities say they don’t know why Anarae Schunk’s killers wanted her dead. But prosecutors needn’t prove a motive to prove the crime, said Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, whose office filed murder charges June 27 in the 20-year-old Burnsville woman’s stabbing death last Sept. 22. Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and his [...]

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