Crime

On Aug. 14, Morrison County District Court convicted Justin Craig Venard, 35, Mason City, Iowa, of misdemeanor counts of trespassing. The felony count of first degree burglary was dismissed. On April 22, a report was received by the Little Falls Police Department that a man was yelling that someone was coming after him. The man [...]

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Aug. 15 — A resident on Hawthorn Road in Pierz reported a theft. Aug. 15 — A burglary at a residence on 20th Street in Bowlus was reported. Aug. 16 — Someone broke a person’s phone while they were at an establishment on Highway 115 in Little Falls. Aug. 17 — Someone stole an older [...]

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Justin Ole Doust, 39, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 13 with one felony count each of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. He was also charged with obstructing legal process with force, a gross misdemeanor. On Aug. 11, [...]

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Randy Lee Marx Jr., 25, Cushing, was charged Aug. 19 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. On Aug. 17, when a Little Falls police officer stopped a vehicle with a headlight out, he learned the driver had a suspended license. Marx was seated in [...]

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Klein charged with two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct Jonathan Allen Klein, 19, Little Falls, was charged Aug. 19 with one felony count each of third and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct. The Little Falls police received a report July 29 of alleged criminal sexual conduct between Klein and a 13-year-old female. The mother [...]

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The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors •Anthony John Herold, 33, Pierz; (offense: 7/20/14) DWI, fined $1,015, sentenced to 60 days in jail and supervised probation for six years. Dismissed against Herold was one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. [...]

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On Aug. 18, before Morrison County District Court Judge Douglas Anderson in Little Falls, Robert Ray Holmberg, 20 of Anoka, pleaded guilty to receiving/possessing stolen property. On July 21, an off duty police officer from the city of Anoka spotted a Ford truck near Royalton on Highway 10. The officer knew the vehicle to be [...]

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Aug. 4 — Someone scratched a vehicle numerous times on the driver side quarter panel and top of the hood on the driver’s side, while it was parked on Eighth Street Southeast. Aug. 5 — A resident on First Street Southeast reported damage had been done to their property. Aug. 6 — A resident on [...]

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The following people, charged with a gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor level crime in Morrison County District Court, have recently been sentenced: Gross Misdemeanors •Deidra Mae Wright, 42, Coon Rapids; (offense: 10/19/13) DWI, fined $1,015, sentenced to 37 days in jail and supervised probation for six years. Dismissed against Wright were two gross misdemeanor counts, one [...]

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