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February 11, 2013
Farmington police report: January 25-30
January 25 Medical, 3600 block of 205th St. W. Warrant service/arrest, 5000 block of Lower 183rd St. W. January 26 DWI, fourth degree, Fourth and Elm streets Drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, 160th Street West and Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley Fraud, 700 block of Ninth...
February 11, 2013 - 7:36am
February 4, 2013
Farmington police report: January 18-24
January 18 Harassment, 18800 block of Elgin Ave. Warrant service/arrest, 225th Street West and Chippendale Avenue January 19 Drugs, possession of over 1.4 grams of marijuana in motor vehicle, 184th Street West and Embers Avenue Disturbing the peace, unwanted guest/person, 18400...
February 4, 2013 - 7:31am
January 29, 2013
Hampton man charged with making threats
A sibling's concern sparked threats of violence and, ultimately, criminal charges earlier this month in Hampton. According to a complaint filed earlier this week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, 47-year-old Keith Bistodeau caused members of his family to worry about him when...
January 29, 2013 - 7:03am
January 28, 2013
Farmington police report: January 11-17
January 11 Property damage accident, 10 block of Walnut St. Traffic regulations, fail to signal turn, 17700 block of Eureka Ave. January 12 Drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, 900 block of Second St. Personal injury accident, pedestrian, Third and Elm streets Traffic...
January 28, 2013 - 7:07am
January 26, 2013
Judge says punishment of child was not extreme
Charges have been dropped against a 34-year-old Farmington man accused last year of abusing his 9-year-old son. A Jan. 3 order from judge Martha Simonett granted Max McCullough's request that the malicious punishment charge be dropped due to a lack of probable cause. McCullough...
January 26, 2013 - 7:58am
January 21, 2013
Farmington police report: January 4-10
January 4 Warrant service/arrest, 19200 block of English Ave. Use of tobacco by person under 18, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. Traffic, duty to drive with due care, 210th?Street West and Biscayne Avenue January 5 Harassment, 18300 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Larceny, from auto,...
January 21, 2013 - 7:04am
Christmas Day fight leads to charges against Farmington man
A 24-year-old Farmington man has been charged with a felony count of making terroristic threats and a misdemeanor count of domestic assault following a Christmas Day argument with his ex wife. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Beau...
January 21, 2013 - 7:01am
January 18, 2013
Farmington man sentenced for exposing himself to kids
Farmington resident Adam Berg will spend 180 days in jail after pleading guilty to at least four attempts to either expose himself to children or to lure children to his truck. Berg pled guilty last October to one count of second degree attempted criminal sexual conduct, a felony,...
January 18, 2013 - 3:10pm
January 17, 2013
Farmington teens arrested for burglary
Footprints in the snow led to the arrest of two Farmington teens for burglarizing a home on Jan. 5. Farmington police officers Sean Scovill and Nate Siem responded to a report of a break-in at a home on the 5500 block of 180th St. W. around 12:20 p.m. on Jan. 6. The female owner...
January 17, 2013 - 11:59am
January 14, 2013
Farmington police report: December 28-January 3
December 28 Financial transaction card fraud, 500 block of Seventh St. Traffic accidents, failure to notify owner of damage, 18900 block of Excalibur Tr. Medical crisis, 900 block of Walnut St. December 29 Damage to property, private, 5100 block of 194th St. W. December...
January 14, 2013 - 7:48am
January 7, 2013
Farmington police report: December 21-26
December 21 Juvenile, child protection, Heritage Way Robbery, strongarm, Empire Trail and Upper 182nd Street West Drugs, possession/sale, small amount of marijuana, 190th Street West and Chippendale Avenue Traffic, driver's license suspension, driving after suspension, 160th Street...
January 7, 2013 - 7:39am
January 1, 2013
Farmington police report: December 14-21
December 14 Civil matter, 100 block of Elm St. December 15 Medical crisis, 20 block of Elm St. Drugs, possess over 1.4 grams marijuana in motor vehicle, Second and River streets December 16 Assist other agency, 200 block of Fourth St. Larceny, 600 block of Heritage Way December...
January 1, 2013 - 7:45am
December 24, 2012
Farmington police report: December 7-13
December 7 Property damage accident, 212th Street West and Flagstaff Avenue Property damage accident, 200th Street West and Excelsior Avenue Property damage accident, 212th Street West and Denmark Avenue Assist other agency, 145th Street East and Clayton Avenue Forgery, check,...
December 24, 2012 - 7:05am
Dakota County charges sex offender who failed to register
Jonathan Keezer's day was bad when his car ended up in the ditch Dec. 10. It got worse when police showed up to help. A Dakota County Sheriff's deputy found Keezer, 21, as the St. Paul man was trying to drive out of the center median of Chippendale Avenue. As the deputy stopped...
December 24, 2012 - 7:05am
December 23, 2012
Three men charged in domestic abuse incidents around Farmington
An incident of alleged domestic abuse and kidnapping that started in St. Paul, ended Dec. 7 with a woman jumping from a moving car and taking shelter in a Hampton home. In between, the woman told Dakota County Sheriff's deputies, her boyfriend threatened to torture and kill her....
December 23, 2012 - 7:03am