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Farmington's Brooke Hapuku qualifies for state tennis tournament
Farmington soccer teams are section 1AA runners-up
Turnovers, penalties and big plays hold Tigers back
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July 21, 2012
Police report: July 5-12
July 6 Property damage accident, 18400 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Fraud, 19500 Municipal Dr. Medical crisis, 20500 block of Erin Ct. July 7 Possession of marijuana, Third and Elm streets Damage to property, private, 18400 block of Eldorado Way Domestic, 185th Street West and...
July 21, 2012 - 7:36am
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
June 28, 2012
Sex offender charged with failing to register
A predatory offender has been arrested after not updating his registry after a traffic stop in Empire Township. On June 16, a Dakota County Sheriff's deputy was on patrol, on Highway 3. The deputy ran a check on a Pontiac Grand Prix; the owner of the grand prix was 33-year-old Kevin...
June 28, 2012 - 7:28am
April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
April 20, 2012
Gerster Jewelers the victim of a April 19 break-in
Display cases were smashed and glass covered the floor this morning at Farmington's Gerster Jewelers, the aftermath of an overnight break-in...
April 20, 2012 - 9:45am
April 5, 2012
Farmington man charged with attempted sexual assault of a teen
A Farmington man with a history of mental illness has admitted to trying to have sex with a 14-year-old girl. Isaac Brooks, 32, is being held...
April 5, 2012 - 10:37am
March 28, 2012
Likely source of Vermillion River diesel leak was not supposed to be there
Farmington planning director Lee Smick isn't sure when, or how, the property at the corner of Willow and Fourth streets went from storage to...
March 28, 2012 - 4:11pm
March 26, 2012
Police are looking for information on a string of thefts
Farmington police are looking for information on a series of break-ins that happened at homes under construction last week. Approximately eight homes were affected by the string of thefts and burglaries that occurred sometime between the evening hours of March 21 and the early morning...
March 26, 2012 - 2:40pm
Farmington police report for March 9-16
March 9 Property damage accident, hit and run, 400 block of Third St. March 11 Suspicious circumstances, 18400 block of Eldorado Way DWI, third degree, Third and Elm streets Animal bite, dog, 5800 block of 183rd St. W. Harassing communication, 4800 block of 186th St. W. March...
March 26, 2012 - 7:12am
March 21, 2012
Police report: March 2-March 8
March 2 Child protection, no address given Property damage, business, 120 block of Elm St. Property damage accident, Ash Street and Sunnyside Drive Disorderly conduct, brawling or fighting, 10 block of Eighth St. Property damage accident, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. Careless...
March 21, 2012 - 7:27am
March 16, 2012
Driver tried to hide, but police found him anyway
A Wanamingo man's attempt to hide from police wasn't enough to keep him out of trouble with the law. Gerald Padelford caught a Farmington police officer's attention last Jan. 15 when his car reportedly drifted over the centerline. The officer turned around to follow and found Padelford...
March 16, 2012 - 7:54am
March 9, 2012
DWI charges for driver, drug charges for passenger
A 41-year-old Wayzata man and his 35-year-old companion are dealing with separate legal issues after Dakota County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of suspicious activity in Hampton Township. The Dakota County Attorney's office has charged Brad Lee Steng with two gross misdemeanor...
March 9, 2012 - 12:46pm
March 5, 2012
Dakota, Washington and Ramsey counties team up to fight prescription-drug abuse
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said the prospect of jail time alone is not enough curb the growth of prescription drug abuse. "I can...
March 5, 2012 - 8:48am
February 29, 2012
Farmington man charged for incidents in which he showed children pornographic photos
A 30-year-old Farmington man has been charged with four separate counts of criminal sexual conduct involving children. According to Dakota County...
February 29, 2012 - 2:09pm
February 27, 2012
Extra DWI enforcement nets 13 arrests in January
Extra Dakota County DWI enforcement campaigns in January resulted in 13 DWI arrests countywide. That number does not include the arrests made by officers that were working regular shifts for their cities. Dakota County is among Minnesota's top 13 counties with the highest number...
February 27, 2012 - 10:39am