Crime

Grand jury indicts alleged killers The man and woman charged with stabbing 20-year-old Anarae Schunk to death last September are now charged with first-degree murder. A Dakota County grand jury handed down July 29 indictments of first-degree premeditated murder and second-degree intentional murder against 32-year-old Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, aka Anthony Lee Nelson, and his girlfriend, [...]

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An Apple Valley man was charged today with five counts of felony theft related to the loss of approximately $113,500 from the Rosemount Area Athletic Association between 2011 and 2013. Robert S. Reischauer, 62, allegedly stole the money by fraudulently writing checks to himself and paying for his PayPal and Amazon accounts with RAAA funds [...]

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An Apple Valley man accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl has been charged in district court with two counts of criminal sexual conduct. Antwan D. Smith, 45, was arrested July 8 and booked into the Dakota County Jail after the mother of the alleged victim contacted police to report that Smith had raped the [...]

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Brett Volkmeier charged with five felonies A southern Dakota County man has been charged with five felonies for possession of controlled substances and burglarizing multiple neighbors’ homes. Brett Eric Volkmeier, 44, of Greenvale Township, was arrested July 9 after attempting to pawn jewelry in Burnsville that police say was stolen from several of Volkmeier’s neighbors, [...]

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A 39-year-old Rock Island, Ill., man was charged on July 18 with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicide in connection to the death of a woman whose body was found on April 5 in Dakota County. Timothy McVay, who was arrested on the same day in Silvis, Ill., without incident was charged by the [...]

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