Crime

A man suspected of shoplifting at a Target store in Apple Valley last week was arrested shortly after the theft at the wheel of a stolen vehicle, according to police. Steven A. Pardun, 22, of Savage, was taken into custody at gunpoint at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, after an Apple Valley officer executed a [...]

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Two men involved in a 10-person brawl at the McDonald’s restaurant on County Road 42 in Apple Valley were charged in district court last week with felony assault. The fight, which involved suspects ranging in age from 14 to 23, erupted the afternoon of Sept. 27, 2013, and saw two groups of people throwing punches, [...]

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Dakota County officials announced today that four suspects have been charged in connection with a marijuana-growing operation involving hundreds of plants at grow sites in Apple Valley and Shakopee. According to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office, deputies learned of the operation from a neighbor’s complaint regarding a strong odor of marijuana emanating from one of [...]

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Apple Valley police are advising residents to keep their unattended cars locked following a string of incidents in which vehicles were tampered with or entered last week. Police responded to five reports of suspicious behavior, damage to property and theft — all related to vehicles — on Monday, April 14. In one report, a resident [...]

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An Apple Valley woman was charged this week in connection with the April 2013 crash that took the life of a passenger in the group-home van she was driving. Prosecutors allege that Amanda L. Schlachter, 29, ran a red light while dialing her cellphone at the time of the accident that saw the death of [...]

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