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On The Street
October 30, 2015
Former Ashby teacher pleads guilty to third-degree sexual conduct
A former Ashby baseball coach and physical education teacher pleaded guilty October 22 to having a sexual relationship with a female student from 2010 to 2012. Chad Jeffrey Akerson, 35, of Willmar, pleaded guilty in Kandiyohi County District Court to third-degree criminal sexual...
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
October 23, 2015
Caswell pleads not guilty after meth bust
An Alexandria man entered a not guilty plea last week related to a meth bust that happened in July. Justin Michael Caswell, 33, is charged with two counts of meth possession, one count of storage of meth paraphernalia in a child's residence and one count of possession of a short-barreled...
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Assault-chase suspect pleads guilty to two charges
A 27-year-old Alexandria man pleaded guilty to two of the seven charges filed against him that stemmed from an alleged assault and high-speed chase in Alexandria on August 24. Alton Antonio Howard entered the pleas on October 8 in Douglas County District Court, admitting that he...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 17, 2015
Stolen vehicle suspect arrested in Douglas County after high-speed chase in neighboring counties
A juvenile male was apprehended in Douglas County after leading officers from several law enforcement agencies on a chase that spanned several hours. The Starbuck Police Department received a report of a stolen vehicle at approximately 3:30 a.m. Saturday, October 17. A Starbuck...
October 17, 2015 - 2:49pm
October 14, 2015
Charges dismissed in black-powder gun case
A terroristic threat charge filed against a 72-year-old Alexandria man last May will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble. Denny Lavon Brookins pleaded not guilty to the felony terroristic threat charge and a misdemeanor fifth degree assault charge in July. Judge Ann Carrott...
October 14, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Morrow pleads guilty to felony possession
An Alexandria man charged with five felony counts for possession of stolen firearms pleaded guilty on Thursday, October 1. Kenneth Freeland...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for October 6, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* October 6 Sexual assault reported from April 2014, Miltona. Caller reporting they paid a person from Craigslist more than $10,000 for concrete work and no work was completed, Alex. Caller stating a group of men hired to take down a...
October 8, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Charge dismissed in animal cruelty case
Judge determines lack of probable cause
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 6, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for October 5, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* October 5 Theft of farm equipment, last seen in field Friday night, Alex. Attempted phone scam, Osakis. Report of employer refusing to pay person for 70+ hours of work, advised a civil issue, Alex. Restraining order violation, Osakis. Suspicious...
October 6, 2015 - 11:26am
October 1, 2015
BCA investigating officer involved shooting in Mora
By Forum News Service MORA, Minn. -- One man is dead after an officer involved shooting Wednesday night in Mora, about an hour north of Minneapolis. Shortly before 9 p.m., a Kanabec County sheriff's deputy responded to a report from a man who said he was going to kill someone...
October 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
September 28, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 25-27, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 25 Assault reported, female pushed down caller, admitted to pushing, report sent to county attorney, Carlos. Church door found open, cleared area, nothing missing or out of place, Carlos. Caller requesting help retrieving...
September 28, 2015 - 3:17pm
September 24, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 23, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 23 Crash, Glenwood. Vehicle fire, Alex. Scam, caller received message from suspect claiming to be IRS, similar calls in Osakis, Carlos. Caller checking on location for owner, door kicked in, Ashby. Crash, Alex. Juvenile...
September 24, 2015 - 11:09am
September 23, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 22, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 22 Report of child abuse/neglect, possible drug use in home, Carlos. Report of paintball mark on front porch, Alex. Jail incident, Alex. Welfare check, school reporting student out a week, unable to get a hold of...
September 23, 2015 - 4:11pm
Kensington city office burglarized
The Kensington city office and community center were burglarized last week. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), the forced-entry burglary happened sometime during the overnight hours on September 15 to September 16. Multiple offices in the building were entered...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 22, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 21, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 21 Suspicious vehicle on side of road with hazards on, left voicemail for owner, Carlos. Caller with question on dealing with unwanted guest, advised to call next time so party can be cited for trespass, Glenwood. Theft of...
September 22, 2015 - 11:02am