Crime
Police arrested two men and seized three-fourths of a pound of methamphetamine at a Burnsville hotel Oct. 20. Police arrested an alleged buyer in the hotel parking lot who then gave the name and room number of the alleged seller, according to criminal complaints. The alleged seller, 27-year-old Nich...Read More
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The founder of Burnsville-based PureChoice Inc. has been indicted on seven counts of wire fraud, the U.S. attorney’s office in Minneapolis announced Sept. 18. Bryan Reichel, 59, the former principal shareholder of PureChoice, is charged with stealing more than $2.5 million in investment funds and ...Read More
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A woman employed as a leasing agent at an Apple Valley apartment complex was charged with check forgery last week after allegedly pilfering a tenant’s rent payments. Mitchel’le J. Lewis, 22, is accused of taking two $500 money orders from the office at the Kingston Green apartment complex — pa...Read More
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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 fraudulen...Read More
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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 a...Read More
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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 B...Read More
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