Crime

The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors •Michael Bryan Bartkowicz, 46, Bowlus (offense 5/23/2013): A driving after cancellation charge was dismissed against Bartkowicz. •Joseph Francis Lamb, 62, Randall (offense 2/10/14): Second degree DWI, fined $415, sentenced to supervised probation [...]

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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following person: •Steven Kenneth Gross, 51, Pierz — In connection with an Aug. 22 incident, Gross has been charged with two counts of third degree DWI and one count of driving after revocation. The court will set his appearance dates.

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Reynaldo Johnson, 46, Little Falls, was convicted Aug. 20 in Morrison County District Court of felony domestic assault. On Feb, 16, the Little Falls police received a report of a assault, the victim naming Johnson. The officers noted that the victim was crying and had numerous injuries to her face. The victim said she was [...]

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Waylon Douglas Beto, 25, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 20 with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor each for possession of hypodermic syringes and/or needles and driving after the suspension of his license. On Aug. 19, a Royalton police officer ran the license plates of a vehicle [...]

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Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel reports that arrest warrants were issued for the following people. Those with information as to the whereabouts of anyone on the list, are asked to contact the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office at (320) 632-9233 or toll-free at 1 (866) 401-1111, ext. 180. The warrants were issued Aug. 13 – 25. [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls man convicted of first-degree premeditated murder for killing teen cousins Nicholas Brady, 17, and his cousin, Haile Kifer, as they were burglarizing his home in November 2012, took the stand for the first time in Morrison County. Byron David Smith, now 66, was sentenced in April to life [...]

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The Pierz Police Department has noticed a number of computer-related and caller identification (ID) scams in the Pierz area. The first scam is phone related. The scammer provides a false ID to be displayed on telephone they will be calling. This false caller ID is usually the name of a banking franchise. However, the Pierz [...]

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Aug. 14 — Someone stole a cooler and alcohol from the back yard of a residence on Third Street Northeast. Aug. 15 — Someone damaged the paint on the left side of a vehicle while it was parked at the owner’s home on Eighth Street Southeast. Aug. 16 — A resident on Eighth Street Northeast [...]

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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people: •Jon Marie Hansmann, 46, Little Falls — In connection with an Aug. 15 incident, Hansmann has been charged with two counts of DWI. •Craig Michael Storkamp, 31, Pierz — In connection with an Aug. 11 incident, Storkamp has [...]

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