Crime

Nationwide warrant issued for Domi Moses A Lakeville man is charged with felony fleeing an officer after a hit-and-run accident with a tree that engaged police in a pursuit that led through parts of Lakeville. Domi Moses, 24, crashed into a tree at Cedar Avenue and Shakespeare Boulevard then drove away at around 1:20 a.m. [...]

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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 Burnsville that police say was stolen from several of Volkmeier’s neighbors, [...]

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A Lakeville man has been charged with a felony following a ruckus at a house party in Apple Valley July 2 that sent one person to the hospital with a broken jaw. Brandon G. Smith, 18, was charged last week with third-degree assault in connection with the brutal late-night incident that left his alleged victim [...]

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A 45-year-old Lakeville woman was sentenced on Wednesday to 57 months in prison in connection with a deadly June 27, 2013, crash in Apple Valley that killed Jeff Trondson, 29, of Burnsville. Leah Marie Colwell pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide (with a blood-alcohol concentration of .08 or more) and driving after cancellation (a gross [...]

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Public cautioned to be on alert for others Lakeville police are asking the public to watch for plastic bottles left in odd areas of the city after two small homemade bombs were found in a local park on June 25. Made with aluminum foil, Drano and Works toilet bowl cleaner, the small bottle bombs were [...]

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Tree trimming can be a dangerous occupation — especially when tempers flare and a chainsaw is close at hand. A heated verbal dispute between two tree trimmers in Lakeville on June 4 intensified into a confrontation with one of the men charging at the other with a chainsaw yelling “I’m going to kill you!” as [...]

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