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October 28, 2016
Newport police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, domestic assault
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, theft, disorderly conduct
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
October 27, 2016
St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
October 27, 2016 - 3:00pm
Authorities executed a search warrant at All Saints Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove before arresting one of its pastors, William Helker, on suspicion of possessing child pornography. Helker's home also was searched by authorities. (Bulletin file photo)
All Saints Lutheran Church's Pastor Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
October 27, 2016 - 2:30pm
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
October 27, 2016 - 5:00am
October 26, 2016
A cash reward is being offered for information about arson that caused more than $30,000 damage at the Kingston Park playground. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
October 26, 2016 - 10:09pm
October 15, 2016
Burglars hit three Cottage Grove businesses
October 15, 2016 - 8:50am
October 7, 2016
Chase Passauer was a principal at North Star Umpiring and a law clerk at North Star Criminal Defense. (Submitted photo)
Update: As murderer spends life in prison, victim will be forever celebrated
October 7, 2016 - 3:32pm
October 5, 2016
Washington County Assistant Attorney Imran Ali gave an eye-opening presentation on the perils of the juvenile sex trade Sept. 29 at Cottage Grove City Hall.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Rise in sex trafficking cases alarming, prosecutor says
October 5, 2016 - 12:15pm
Chase Passauer of Hastings was a principal at North Star Umpires. He died in an April 7 shooting at North Star Criminal Defense in St. Paul, and the alleged killer is on trial for first-degree murder in Ramsey County District Court. (Submitted photo)
UPDATE: Judge will decide Petersen murder case Friday
October 5, 2016 - 11:58am
Prosecutor Imran Ali heads the Washington County major crimes division.  He spoke at a sex trafficking forum Sept. 29 at Cottage Grove City Hall.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Prosecutor urges parents to talk to kids about the dangers of sex trafficking
October 5, 2016 - 10:23am
October 3, 2016
Assaulting police, spitting on deputy lands St. Paul Park man in jail
October 3, 2016 - 8:25am
St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 3: Drunken driving, theft, drugs
October 3, 2016 - 8:20am
September 24, 2016
Sex trafficking forum planned Sept. 29 in Cottage Grove
September 24, 2016 - 6:56pm
September 23, 2016
Cottage Grove police reports for Sept. 23: Burglary, drunken driving, drugs, theft
September 23, 2016 - 7:00am