Crime

Shane Leigh Blenker, 20, Albany, was convicted in Morrison County District Court Sept. 10, with felony possession of a controlled substance. After receiving an erratic driving complaint, a Minnesota State Patrol officer stopped a vehicle with a brake light not working. When the officer approached the vehicle, he noted the driver was shirtless and had [...]

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Little Falls Councilman Brian Paul Klein Crowder, 50, has been charged with three criminal charges stemming from a May 24 incident at the Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls. In the complaint, Crowder is accused of confronting Charlie Sprandel, 84, who was driving through the cemetery, frightening him, jumping on his car and breaking Sprandel’s sunglasses.  [...]

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On April 7, Kurtis Dean Doherty, 20, Little Falls, had one felony charge of third degree assault, causing substantial bodily harm, dismissed in Morrison County District Court. On Sept. 9, 2013, Doherty asked a friend to hang out with him at the Lindbergh School Park. According to the criminal complaint, when the friend arrived, Doherty [...]

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On April 2, Morrison County District Courts convicted Andrew Jerrod Engman, 40, of two felonies for fifth degree sale of a schedule IV controlled substance mixture and a third degree sale of a narcotic. In January 2013, a member of the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force was contacted by a confidential informant who said [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The jury for the Brandon Bedford trial was selected by 12:30 p.m. today (Monday). Judge Conrad Freeberg, prosecutors Todd Kosovich and Amber Kusler and defense attorneys Gary Wolf and Holly Frame questioned the prospective jurors. Bedford is charged with third degree murder and third degree sale of a narcotic. The murder [...]

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Jason Mounette Harris, 26, Little Falls, was charged March 12 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of domestic assault stemming from an incident which occurred March 11. The Little Falls Police were dispatched to a residence in the northern portion of the city. They met with the victim who said she was [...]

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Terra Riann Greenleaf, 22, Bemidji, was charged March 18 with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance, one gross misdemeanor count each of third degree operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle after consuming schedule I or II drugs and one [...]

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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 Misdemeanor • Michael LeRoy Finken, 48, Little Falls; (offense 8/18/13) domestic abuse, fined $385, sentenced to 30 days in jail and supervised probation for two years. • Joy Kaye Nehring, 59, Ogilvie; [...]

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On Jan. 8, Morrison County District Court convicted Tanya Irene Ashby of one felony count of fifth degree possession of drugs from an incident Feb. 27, 2012, and a fifth degree controlled substance crime from an incident May 21, 2013. She was also convicted of one gross misdemeanor count of owning or operating a disorderly [...]

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