Category: Crime

Texas man charged for rioting in Minneapolis

Texas man charged for rioting in Minneapolis

26 year old Ivan Harrison Hunter of Boerne, Texas has been charged with participating in a riot. Hunter has been said to be a member of the group the ‘Boogaloo Boi’s’ who have been often described as violent and anti-government. Members of the group had allegedly discussed committing crimes along with being an armed presence during the riots in Minneapolis […]

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Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

Elk River man sentenced for child pornography

41 year old John Edwin Kuhnel of Elk River has been sentenced to 204 months in prison for possession of child pornography. United States Attorney Erica MacDonald announced the sentencing today and was quoted saying “Despite the many challenges this past year has presented, my office has not lost sight of our commitment to bringing child predators to justice. Prosecuting […]

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Governor Whitmer

BREAKING: Group arrested for plans to kidnap MI governor

Six men have been arrested for conspiring to kidnap Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer. Five of the six men are Michigan residents except for one who lives Delaware. Charges have been filed for Adam Fox, Barry Croft, Ty Garbin, Kaleb Franks, Daniel Harris and Brandon Caserta. Some of the men were members of a group that gathered in Dublin, Ohio back […]

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Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

Nonprofit manager sentenced for fraud scheme

A Brooklyn Park resident and former Twin Cities nonprofit manager has been sentenced to prison for fraud and false statements. Clarissa Lynn Combs, 49, was sentenced to 71 months in prison after conspiring to commit both wire fraud and making a false statement. She originally plead guilty back in December of 2019 and was sentenced today in front of US […]

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People gather around a makeshift memorial Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Minneapolis, near where an black man was taken into police custody the day before who later died. The FBI and Minnesota agents are investigating the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody after video from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that he couldn't breathe.  (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday. The firings come a day after a bystander’s video showed the man pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck and kept his knee there for several minutes after […]

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COVID-19 in Minnesota Prisons

COVID-19 in Minnesota Prisons

(MINNESOTA) — COVID-19 has spread to an inmate at a second Minnesota prison. In the wake of COVID-19, one of the the groups at a higher risk are those in prison.  With confined spaces and high inmate populations, it is very likely for this virus to spread fast among inmates and staff. The first prison in Minnesota to see a […]

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23 Minnesotans Charged with Violating Preventative Orders

23 Minnesotans Charged with Violating Preventative Orders

(MINNESOTA)  — As of April 14th, Twenty-three people have been charged with violating Minnesota’s preventive stay-at-home order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. This Executive order was put into place by Gov. Tim Walz in mid-March telling Minnesotans to stay put at home except to buy food or other essential reasons.  Violating an emergency order like this one is […]

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Minneapolis gang members sentenced

Minneapolis gang members sentenced

Five members of a south Minneapolis gang have been sentenced to prison for violent drug trafficking conspiracy. The various crimes convicted were for violent gang activity, trafficking of crack cocaine, and illegal firearm possession. It is also rumored that there were heroin and possibly marijuana sales surrounding the gang member’s activity. Those convicted were 30 year-old Alkwan Kwame Lawson-Holiday, Le-Keith […]

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Minneapolis nightclub shooting

Minneapolis nightclub shooting

One is dead and another injured after a shooting at a Minneapolis nightclub this weekend. The shooting early Sunday at ‘Rogue in the Lounge’ is under investigation, with no arrests or identified victims as of yet. This is not the first incident of violence at the venue. The Star Tribune reports that there have been two other violent incidents inside […]

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Apple Valley Murder-Suicide

Apple Valley Murder-Suicide

Apple Valley police responded to call around noon on Saturday, reporting that multiple people had been shot. When authorities arrived, they found two men and one woman dead of apparent gunshot wounds. The oldest of two sons is reported to have shot his younger brother and his mother, before taking his own life. The shooter was 36 year-old Alexander Petrovich, […]

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