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April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
crime and courts / News
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
March 10, 2011
Felony charges expected after vehicles hit with eggs in Cottage Grove
An age-old prank caused $3,200 in damage and will result in felony charges. Cottage Grove police say two juveniles and an 18-year-old Cottage Grove woman will be charged with felony property damage after they allegedly threw eggs at parked vehicles. A Cottage Grove resident reported...
March 10, 2011 - 12:11pm
April 23, 2009
SPP man charged with arson for garage fire
A St. Paul Park man was charged recently with first-degree arson for allegedly setting a South St. Paul garage on fire. Leland A. Ystenes, 22,...
April 23, 2009 - 11:10am
April 6, 2009
Circles prevent future crimes, advocates say
The Yukon Territory is a long way from Washington County.
April 6, 2009 - 7:57am
April 2, 2009
City commissioner charged with cocaine possession
A member of a St. Paul Park city commission has been charged with cocaine possession after police found a small amount of the narcotic in a box loaded with drug paraphernalia that the defendant's parents turned over to police last year. Nicholas Robert Dingle, 24, was charged in...
April 2, 2009 - 7:00am
April 1, 2009
Man allegedly bought car with stolen check from SPP dealership ... again
A Minneapolis man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly using a stolen check to buy a vehicle from East Side Auto in St. Paul Park. Calvin M. Williams, 27, was charged with committing the same crime he is now accused of at East Side Auto in 2005, said St. Paul Park Police Investigator...
April 1, 2009 - 9:23am
Anderson found guilty in slaying of Katherine Ann Olson
A Scott County jury found Michael John Anderson, 20, guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder for killing Katherine Ann Olson, 24, who grew up in Cottage Grove, according to published reports. Anderson placed an advertisement for a babysitter on Craigslist.org to lure Olson to his home,...
April 1, 2009 - 7:50am
March 30, 2009
Man allegedly burglarized home, stashed goods in Cottage Grove
A Mahtomedi man was charged last month with allegedly possessing stolen property and credit cards. He was arrested after allegedly unloading the heisted goods at a Cottage Grove home. St.
March 30, 2009 - 7:53am
March 23, 2009
Man convicted in alleged sword-wielding incident
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of making terroristic threats in connection with a May 2008 incident in which he allegedly wielded a samurai sword and threatened to cut off a woman's head.
March 23, 2009 - 8:15am
Traffic stop leads to charges against CG man for possession of stolen checks
A Cottage Grove man was charged earlier this month with two felonies for allegedly possessing stolen checks, discovered in his back pocket while he was being booked at a Woodbury jail for another crime. Shawn Michael Jennrich, 28, was driving with a suspended license and nine unpaid...
March 23, 2009 - 8:13am
March 12, 2009
Man charged with depositing false checks at SPP credit union
A Hastings man has been charged with trying to deposit counterfeit checks into an account at the NORCO Credit Union in St. Paul Park. Joshua A. Broady, allegedly deposited fraudulent checks for $1,428.36 and $1,365.76 into his account at the credit union in summer of 2008. According...
March 12, 2009 - 3:13pm
March 4, 2009
Man to appear on burglary, property damage charges
A 21-year-old man is scheduled to appear in court next month for allegedly burglarizing and damaging property in a St. Paul Park home under construction. Aurelio R. Cortes IV, whose residence is unknown according to court documents, allegedly broke into a home under construction...
March 4, 2009 - 2:40pm
January 23, 2009
CG man charged with crashing into Planned Parenthood clinic
A Cottage Grove man was charged Friday for allegedly smashing a family member's car into the front door of a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Paul, according to the Ramsey County Attorney's Office. Matthew L. Derosia, 32, is scheduled to appear Friday afternoon on charges of two...
January 23, 2009 - 12:45pm
January 15, 2009
Frustrated voters turn to courts
ST. PAUL - June Srok doesn't understand why a minor error prevented her vote from being counted. Srok, 75, said she voted absentee last year...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Court officials worry about budget
ST. PAUL - Finding justice will be tougher for Minnesotans if proposed budget cuts materialize, court officials from across the state tell legislators. "We are rapidly approaching a crisis in our court administration offices that will have a detrimental effect on the people who serve...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am