Crime
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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Vault taken during early-morning hours The Farmington Police Department is investigating the theft of a safe taken from the downtown Farmington Liquor store in the early morning hours on Thanksgiving. Det. Sgt. James Murphy said police are looking for the two individuals who disabled the alarm at 10...Read More
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The Farmington Police Department issued a warning on Wednesday for anyone who may leave a work truck or van outside overnight. There were reports of three work vans being broken into, specifically those of electricians, three days in a row. There was wire and a radio stolen from the first vehicle. N...Read More
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A Farmington man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 days in jail and one year of probation in connection with a December 2012 traffic fatality in Apple Valley. Salomon G. Adorno, 33, was found guilty of careless driving, a misdemeanor, after a court trial in October. According to prosecutors, Adorno was at...Read More
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Summer Marie Doehne, 37, of Farmington, was charged earlier this week with two felony counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County District Court. According to the criminal complaint, Doehne engaged in sexual relations with a 13-year-old Burnsville boy in August. A person living w...Read More
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Kidnapping charges not being considered Part of a “war” between the junior and senior class took a turn for the worse in many ways during Farmington’s homecoming. The Farmington Police Department reported as part of a prank involving a group of 17 seniors, four juniors hands were zip-tied and ...Read More
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Daniel Paul Anderson, 21, of Farmington was charged with domestic assault by strangulation, a felony, as well as gross misdemeanor domestic assault (intentionally inflict or attempt to inflict bodily harm – prior conviction or adjudication in Dakota County District Court last week. According to th...Read More
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Eric Wayne Meyers, 33, of Farmington was charged in Dakota County District Court earlier this week with three felony counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors. According to the police report, the Lakeville Police Department received information from an Internet file-hosting service ...Read More
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A Farmington woman was charged with felony theft last week after she allegedly stole nearly $20,000 from the safe at the Apple Valley restaurant where she worked. Kristin J. Kohler, 36, who was a manager at Panino Brothers restaurant, is accused of taking cash deposits from the business’s safe mor...Read More
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Farmington’s Maxim Vladimir Litvinov, 27, and Margarita Aleksandr Sandulyak, 23, were both charged with theft by swindle and sale of a motor vehicle with an altered odometer by the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office last week. In February, Litvinov and Sandulyak allegedly purchased a blue 2003 Toyot...Read More
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