Crime

A 50-year-old Rosemount man was sentenced on March 3 to community service, 20 years of probation and pay a restitution amount that has yet to be set after he pleaded guilty to charges connected to the theft of $72,000 paid by clients to the collection agency he owned. Scott Alan Schoaf pleaded guilty to felony [...]

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The man accused of robbing Chipotle Mexican Grill in Apple Valley with a BB gun is now facing another felony charge in connection with theft of money and phones from a Rosemount cellphone store where he worked. Richard S. Riley, 22, of Apple Valley, was charged with aggravated robbery for the Dec. 23 incident at [...]

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A 43-year-old former Rosemount resident was recently charged in Dakota County District Court with four felony counts of filing fraudulent tax returns. According to the criminal complaint, Pamela Kay Anderson, of Cape Coral, Fla., willfully filed false income tax returns for tax years 2009 through 2012. She did so, in part, by claiming larger state [...]

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An Apple Valley woman and a man from Morton, Minn., were charged with murder last week in connection with the overdose death of a Lakeville man. Jennifer L. Spicer, 29, and Timothy P. Bednarchuk, 22, allegedly purchased the heroin that led to the death of Spicer’s boyfriend, 29-year-old Robert E. Trentman. Trentman was found dead [...]

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A first-degree murder charge has been added to the case against the defendant in a Sept. 22 fatal shooting outside a Burnsville bar. A Dakota County grand jury on Thursday indicted Anthony Lee Nelson, 31, on first- and second-degree murder charges, County Attorney James Backstrom announced. Nelson, aka Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, has already been charged [...]

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The shooting deaths of a married Rosemount couple has been ruled a murder-suicide, according to preliminary results from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. The results released Oct. 10 show that Steven Lee Vasey Jr., 32, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, and Melissa Vasey, 31, suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound while inside their apartment at the [...]

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