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 Nicholas Steven Cayeaux, of Lakeville, is charged […]

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by Eric Hagen Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune A 23-year-old man accused of taking two 13-year-old Andover girls to his Burnsville home and engaging in sex acts with them was arraigned this morning in Anoka County District Court on six felony charges. Casey Lee Chinn was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, […]

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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 loans from a variety of investors by lying about the […]

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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 — part of a tenant’s rent payment […]

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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 fraudulently obtained mobile telephones and tablets. Jamal Talal Mustafa, aka […]

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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 against 32-year-old Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, aka Anthony Lee Nelson, and his girlfriend, […]

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