Crime
A man accused of going on a Christmas Eve spending spree with stolen credit cards at stores in Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan was charged in district court last week with two felonies. Jeffrey G. Welch, 51, of Minnetonka, allegedly went on a similar spree on Dec. 11 in which he used a different ...Read More
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An Eagan man accused of taking photos of young girls without their knowledge and posting them online has pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor charges. Tyler Michael Sauve, 20, pleaded guilty on Dec. 8 to public nuisance and two disorderly conduct charges, all misdemeanors. Five counts of gross misdem...Read More
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Farmington’s Cole James Nyberg, 29, was charged in Dakota County District Court with two felony counts of controlled substance crimes in the fifth degree — one for sale and the other for possession — after receiving approximately 6 pounds of marijuana in the mail from a friend in Colorado in O...Read More
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Nathan Scott Savage also sentenced to 60 days in jail, probation An Eagan man received an unusual sentence that requires him to serve 10 days in jail on the anniversary of his son’s death. Nathan Scott Savage, 31, was sentenced by Judge Christopher Lehmann on Jan. 14 to 60 days in jail and 10 year...Read More
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A 17-year-old Shakopee girl who was reading a text message while driving accepted responsibility for an Eagan crash that left a 15-month-old boy with a traumatic brain injury. The girl pleaded guilty on Jan. 13 to felony criminal vehicular operation involving gross negligence. Her name was not relea...Read More
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Sheriff’s office creates joint task force with police departments Several police departments agreed to join an electronic crimes task force with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office to help combat online and technology-based crimes. The sheriff’s office will implement a three-year pilot program ...Read More
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Police are investigating a shooting in Eagan in which two men were wounded. According to a news release by Eagan police, officers responded to reports of gunshots at 6:34 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, near the 3800 block of Ballantrae Road. Multiple witnesses reported hearing several people arguing, which wa...Read More
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