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An order was filed by Judge Conrad I. Freeberg Tuesday, Aug. 5, denying defendant Warren John Okerman’s motion to dismiss a charge of murder in the third degree. Okerman is accused of providing methamphetamine to Leslie Peterson that contributed to her death June 2, 2012. A two-hour omnibus hearing was held June 20.  Assistant Morrison County Attorney [...]

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July 16 — Someone ripped signs off a trailer at a residence on First Street Southeast. July 17 — Someone stole golf clubs from an unlocked garage on Riverwood Drive. July 17 — A business on Sixth Street Northeast reported someone had thrown rocks at the outside window, breaking it. July 18 — A hit [...]

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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 dates of issuance were July 23 – [...]

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Devron Lee Blood, 25, St. Cloud, was charged Aug. 4 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. After being picked up on a warrant for his arrest, Blood was asked to empty his pockets while at the Morrison County Jail. One item removed was allegedly [...]

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Dean Lee Baker Jr., 34, Staples, was charged Aug. 1, in Morrison County  District Court, with being a fugitive from justice. On April 23, a district court judge from Flathead County, Mont., issued an arrest warrant on Baker for felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. On July 31, Little Falls police officers responded to a [...]

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On July 31, a sentencing hearing was held before Morrison County District Court Judge Doug Anderson in Little Falls. Previously, on May 29, defendant Bob Matt Jaschke, 39, of Little Falls, pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct in the second degree. At the sentencing hearing, Jaschke’s attorney, John Ellenbecker, asked the court not to send [...]

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Morrison County Attorney Brian Middendorf and his staff have filed gross misdemeanor complaints against the following people: •Jennifer Lynn Johnson, 34, Little Falls  — In connection with a July 27 incident, Johnson has been charged with one count of obstructing legal process with force and one count of disorderly conduct •Bruce Everett Boyd, 43, Randall [...]

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Micheal Allen Henry, 35, Little Falls, was charged July 23 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and one felony count of possession of burglary tools. According to the criminal complaint, the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office had been investigating a series of attempted thefts at [...]

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On July 30, Morrison County District Courts dismissed third degree assault charges against Christopher Earl Okerman, 27, Little Falls. Assistant County Attorney Todd Kosovich said it was dismissed because Okerman pleaded guilty to malicious punishment of a child which is the same level offense as the third degree assault. Okerman was arrested when it was [...]

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