Crime

Group allegedly used thousands of stolen identities to steal cellphones and tablets worth millions A 42-year-old Apple Valley man was indicted in U.S. Federal Court today on charges that he led a Twin Cities-based criminal organization that trafficked million of dollars worth of stolen and fraudulently obtained mobile telephones and tablets. Jamal Talal Mustafa, aka […]

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A Farmington woman was charged with felony theft last week after she allegedly stole nearly $20,000 from the safe at the Apple Valley restaurant where she worked. Kristin J. Kohler, 36, who was a manager at Panino Brothers restaurant, is accused of taking cash deposits from the business’s safe more than 25 times between January […]

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A 71-year-old Dakota County man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday outside an Apple Valley health clinic. Police were called to the parking lot of Cedar Ridge Clinic, 15650 Cedar Ave., at about 4:10 p.m. regarding a suicidal person armed with a gun. When officers arrived on the scene, they observed a man climbing […]

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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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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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