Crime

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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An Eagan man faces a felony charge after allegedly bashing a car with a broomstick after an argument with a woman. Kyle Gregory Im, 20, was charged on May 16 with first-degree criminal damage to property, a felony, for damaging the vehicle. Im was also charged with misdemeanor domestic assault. According to the criminal complaint, [...]

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A Shoreview man faces felony charges after leading police on a high-speed chase through Eagan. Jeffrey Mark Hamilton, 34, was charged on May 7 with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, Eagan police attempted to pull Hamilton over on May 5 on the 4500 block of Johnny Cake [...]

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An Eagan teen who was disgruntled about being accused of robbing his former place of employment allegedly robbed the business in retaliation. Brandon Michael Trefethren, 18, was charged on April 25 with first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, a felony. According to the criminal complaint, an employee, who was the only one working at the time, heard [...]

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An Eagan man was acquitted last week of all charges related to accusations that he threatened to kill a utility worker. Daniel Thomas Drobac, 32, was acquitted in a Dakota County Court on April 30 of felony terroristic threat charges. Drobac was charged in January 2013 after a utility worker told police Drobac threatened to [...]

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