leslie peterson

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Two witnesses were called to testify in the Warren John Okerman omnibus hearing Friday, June 22. Dr. Kelly Mills, Ramsey County assistant medical examiner, testified for the prosecution (Assistant County Attorney Todd Kosovich) and Dr. John Plunkett, a general and forensic pathologist, for the defense (Public Defender Scott Wonderlich). Okerman was [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The state of Minnesota listened to arguments regarding the case against Warren John Okerman, Friday. Okerman, 44, of Little Falls, is charged with third-degree murder in the June 1, 2012 death of Leslie Ellyn Peterson. Defense attorney Scott Wonderlich submitted a probable cause motion, maintaining that the state did [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Judge Conrad Freeberg granted a 60-day continuance in the case of the State of Minnesota vs. Warren John Okerman, Wednesday. Okerman, 44, of Little Falls is charged with third-degree murder in the June 1 methamphetamine overdose and death of Leslie Ellyn Peterson. Defense attorney Scott Wunderlich requested time for [...]

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