Crime
Richfield’s Jose Barrios German, 31, was charged with a felony first-degree controlled substance crime after being stopped for swerving in and out of traffic by an officer patrolling Farmington. The officer started to follow German’s pickup truck, which was weaving between lanes on Dec. 8, accor...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Danny Markeith Jones sentenced to 75 months in prison Human trafficking-related charges are expected from the Dakota County Attorney’s Office against a 26-year-old man who pleaded guilty and was sentenced Dec. 15 in Ramsey County to 70 months in prison for two felony prostitution charges. Danny Ma...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Thomas David Ehrreich allegedly had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system A 24-year-old Lakeville man has been charged in Rice County District Court with felony criminal vehicular operation after he allegedly drove with more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system, wen...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Sheriff’s office creates joint task force with police departments Several police departments agreed to join an electronic crimes task force with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office to help combat online and technology-based crimes. The sheriff’s office will implement a three-year pilot program ...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Vault taken during early-morning hours The Farmington Police Department is investigating the theft of a safe taken from the downtown Farmington Liquor store in the early morning hours on Thanksgiving. Det. Sgt. James Murphy said police are looking for the two individuals who disabled the alarm at 10...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
The Farmington Police Department issued a warning on Wednesday for anyone who may leave a work truck or van outside overnight. There were reports of three work vans being broken into, specifically those of electricians, three days in a row. There was wire and a radio stolen from the first vehicle. N...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Police are investigating a shooting in Eagan in which two men were wounded. According to a news release by Eagan police, officers responded to reports of gunshots at 6:34 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, near the 3800 block of Ballantrae Road. Multiple witnesses reported hearing several people arguing, which wa...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow