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June 23, 2016
Man charged with stealing pickup truck
A Minneapolis man has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle after police found the pickup truck he was driving parked in a Farmington gas station around 1 a.m. June 12. According to a complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, police ran the license plate...
June 23, 2016 - 10:09am
June 20, 2016
Police report: June 3-10
Farmington police activity for the week of June 3-10.
June 20, 2016 - 5:59am
June 17, 2016
Man charged with domestic assault
A Farmington man has been charged with domestic assault after reports he got into a fight with his girlfriend early on the morning of May 29. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, Randy Lee Eidsness, 45, got into a fight with his girlfriend....
June 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 16, 2016
Sentencing delayed for man suspected of murdering Farmington woman, leaving her body in a suitcase
It’s going to take longer than expected for a former Wisconsin police officer to face charges in Minnesota for his role in the 2013 death of Farmington resident Laura Jean Simonson. Steven Zelich was expected to plead guilty last week to two charges of hiding a body in Walworth...
June 16, 2016 - 9:05am
Man charged with thefts from cars
A 19-year-old Farmington man has been charged with breaking into several cars the night of April 20 and taking items including a GPS unit, a laptop computer and a 13-round magazine loaded with ammunition. Farmington police arrested Dominic Rundles after a resident reported hearing...
June 16, 2016 - 9:04am
June 14, 2016
Man charged with violating no-contact order
A 46-year-old Northfield Man has been charged with violating a domestic abuse no-contact order after he threatened a woman in Eureka Township. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office received a call May...
June 14, 2016 - 5:59am
June 13, 2016
Police report: May 27-June 3
Farmington police activity for the week of May 27-June 3.
June 13, 2016 - 5:59am
June 6, 2016
Police report: May 20-26
Farmington police activity for the week of May 20-26.
June 6, 2016 - 9:30am
May 30, 2016
Police report: May 13-May 19
Farmington police activity for the week of May 13-19.
May 30, 2016 - 5:59am
May 27, 2016
Farmington man charged with stealing a snowblower from Grandma
A 29-year-old Farmington man has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing his grandmother’s snowblower just before winter last year. The woman told police she noticed the snowblower, valued at $800, was missing from her Rosemount home last November when she tried to...
May 27, 2016 - 5:59am
Trio charged with forging checks stolen from car dealer
Farmington police believe at least three men visited a car dealership in the city earlier this month and walked away with something that didn’t have wheels. The men, 36-year-old Vada Scott of Farmington, 25-year-old Shydun Jackson of Albany, La. and Reggie Jackson, 36, of Kentwood,...
May 27, 2016 - 5:59am
May 23, 2016
Police report: May 6-12
Farmington police activity for the week of May 6-12.
May 23, 2016 - 5:59am
May 19, 2016
Miniature crime wave is a sure sign of spring
Forget about the first robin or the budding lilacs. By at least one measure, spring officially arrived in Farmington on April 20. On that day alone, there were six reports of thefts from cars in Farmington. Add a few car break-ins earlier that week and a handful that have occurred...
May 19, 2016 - 5:59am
May 16, 2016
Police report: April 29-May 5
Farmington police activity for the week of April 29-May 5.
May 16, 2016 - 5:59am
May 13, 2016
Serial burglar hit homes here
For several months in 2014 and 2015, David Pollard allegedly cruised the parking lot at the Chanhassen Dinner Theater, or the Guthrie Theater or funeral homes. Using the license plates he found there he would identify the owners online, look up their address, then drive to their homes...
May 13, 2016 - 5:59am