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 Kevin Douglas Ingles, 31, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for repeated incidents of sexual abuse against a minor. The 300 month sentence is the maximum Minnesota guideline sentence for 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct. The sentencing court recommended that Ingles be civilly committed …

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Pine County Sheriff’s Office deputies are continuing to deal with crime, safety and medical issues in the Pine City area. At the Jan. 8 meeting of the Pine City Council, Pine County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Robert Ouverson said that the most significant crime event in Pine City this past mo…

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Pine County deputies took a quarter-pound of meth off the streets last week during a traffic stop. Ong Xiong, a 43-year-old Cottage Grove woman, is facing felony charges for drug possession.

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Amber Kay Hardy, 30, of Northfield has been charged with two felony counts of robbery after a woman was robbed and dragged through the parking lot of the Pine City Walmart.

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A driver involved in a fatal vehicle crash last August in Brunswick has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide after allegedly failing to stop for a stop sign. The crash resulted in multiple severe injuries and one fatality.

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The case of a Braham mother who was accused of murdering her two-month-old son has come to a conclusion, with the mother being found guilty of second degree murder, without intent.

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A man was arrested in Chisago County on Dec. 5 after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Minneapolis, stealing gas from  a Pine County gas station, fleeing law enforcement and attempting to escape into a frozen swamp.

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On Nov. 21, 2019, Michael Duane Matson, 43, was sentenced to 240 months in prison for second-degree criminal sexual conduct, after being found guilty of sexual contact with a mentally impaired victim involving personal injury.

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A Hinckley man is facing burglary charges for an incident on Nov. 15 in Sturgeon Lake. Gerald Otto Darkow Jr., 48, has been charged with second- and third-degree burglary for allegedly breaking and entering a dwelling and removing a safe.

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A Finlayson man was arrested Friday for an alleged theft at Grand Casino Hinckley. Jordan Bradley Cottrell, 30, faces charges on two felony counts, one for theft and the other for financial transaction card fraud as well as a misdemeanor for fleeing a police officer on foot. Each felony coun…

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A Pine City man is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident on Oct. 7 in which someone was reported to have been asking for Narcan, a drug that can treat an opioid overdose.

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A 21-year-old man has been charged with felony first- and third-degree criminal sexual conduct after admitting to having a sexual relationship with a female under the age of 16.

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The Pine County Sheriff’s Office reports that Howard Lawrence Wanna Jr., 43, returned to the area on Aug. 28 and moved into a residence on the 700 block of 2nd Avenue SW in Pine City.