Crime
Four Dakota County men are among 20 defendants to plead guilty in the U.S. Attorney’s Office case against the Mustafa Organization, a Twin Cities-based crime ring indicted for trafficking stolen and fraudulently obtained cell phones and tablets. Jamal Talal Mustafa, aka Jimmy, 42, of Apple Valley,...Read More
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National Guard member allegedly coerced teen girls to send him sexual images while deployed overseas A Lakeville man was charged on March 18 with one count of production of child pornography in U.S. District Court after the Minnesota National Guard member allegedly induced a 14-year-old Lakeville gi...Read More
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A Farmington man was charged with felony aggravated robbery in the first degree by the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office following an incident on March 13 where he allegedly used a .117-caliber BB gun to threaten and take money from three juveniles in Eureka Township. Four juveniles said they were wa...Read More
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A woman accused of pocketing more than $4,700 while working as a cashier at Walmart in Apple Valley was charged in district court last week with felony theft. Cindy Lee Boucha, 56, of Burnsville, allegedly stole cash during customer transactions by dropping money to the ground instead of putting it ...Read More
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An Eagan woman faces felony manslaughter charges in connection to the 2012 death of her 2-month-old grandson. Johanna Mercedes Limpert Beeler, 49, was charged on March 17 with felony second-degree manslaughter. Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom said the delay in criminal charges was due to mult...Read More
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The suspect in a Burnsville home burglary was taken into custody March 8 at a Twin Cities hospital where he was receiving treatment for an apparent drug overdose. Marcus G. Spiro, 20, was charged with felony burglary following the incident on Circle High Drive in which a residence was ransacked and ...Read More
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