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September 24, 2015
For Tim Leslie, a busy first year as sheriff
Almost 10 months into his new role as the Dakota County Sheriff, there’s been no shortage of items on Tim Leslie’s to-do list. There’s...
News / government
September 24, 2015 - 10:39am
July 2, 2015
Sheriff will collect DNA samples
Nine years after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled the practice unconstitutional, the Dakota County Sheriff’s office is set to once again collect DNA samples from individuals charged with violent crimes. The Minnesota Legislature passed a law in 2005 that allowed the collection,...
News / crime and courts
July 2, 2015 - 10:20am
June 11, 2015
Sheriff launches advisory committee
It turns out, people don’t always know what Tim Leslie does for a living. Leslie was elected Dakota County Sheriff in November, but as he started making the rounds to Rotary Clubs and other community groups, he kept getting the same kinds of questions. People didn’t know where...
News / government
June 11, 2015 - 10:32am
November 3, 2010
County sheriff: Bellows tops Scott in sheriff's race
Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows was elected to a full four-year term Tuesday, defeating Apple Police Sgt. Mitch Scott by a 54- to 45-percent margin, 67,377 votes to 56,216 votes. The Dakota County Board of Commissioners appointed Bellows sheriff in February after former sheriff...
November 3, 2010 - 11:47am
October 21, 2010
Dakota County Sheriff: Dave Bellows
Why did you enter law enforcement, and what has kept you in the field? First and foremost I love this profession. There's an expression that law enforcement is, "A front row seat to the greatest show on earth." We are called into the best of times and deepest troubles people face....
News / politics
October 21, 2010 - 2:24pm
Dakota County Sheriff: Mitch Scott
Why did you enter law enforcement, and what has kept you in the field? I have always been interested in law enforcement, even at a young age. I entered law enforcement because I care. I feel that an officer is in a position to help people and if they can change one person's life...
News / politics
October 21, 2010 - 2:23pm
March 31, 2009
Two charged with unlawful possession of weapons
Two men who told Dakota County Sheriff's deputies they are members of the Crips gang face felony charges after deputies found them shooting at targets in Castle Rock Township. Deputies found 23-year-old Mau Chau of North St. Paul and 30-year-old South St. Paul resident Tasheen Goggins...
March 31, 2009 - 10:16am
November 20, 2008
Deputy arrested on suspicion of DWI
A Dakota County Sheriff's deputy convicted for his role in a fatal accident in Farmington is back in the court system this week. Joshua Williams was arrested early on the morning of Nov. 15 on suspicion of drunk driving. Williams was in the final week of a field training program...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am