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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Ronald Benjamin Stillday, 30, of Hinckley has been charged with felony motor vehicle theft and felony fifth degree possession of a controlled substance after a vehicle disappeared from a Hinckley motel on July 29.
Two men have been arrested and charged with burglary and damage to property after allegedly breaking into and stealing from the laundry machines at an apartment complex in Hinckley.
A man and a woman, along with a Wisconsin defense attorney, were arrested on June 15 after a search of their car allegedly led to the discovery of drugs and burglary tools.
Eric Jason Yankovec, 41, of Woodville, Wisconsin, is facing three felony charges, a misdemeanor and two petty misdemeanors. The charges include two counts of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance, one count of fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, one count of driving aft…
Clever scammers have been playing on people’s fears lately with phone calls impersonating the Social Security Administration, leading the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota and the Federal Trade Commission to warn people about these suspicious calls.
United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Moose Lake, Minnesota, man convicted of two counts of abusive sexual contact of a child under twelve years was sentenced on May 13, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.
A missing Barron, Wisconsin man was found dead inside a Sandstone cabin April 23. Christopher Etchison was first reported missing April 19 and the use of his debit card to purchase gas led to the arrest of three people in Wisconsin: Jesse J. Scribner, 20, of Clayton; Levi S. Mattila, 18, of …
Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) urges consumers shopping for a vehicle online to be cautious of bogus auto dealer websites, including an entity claiming to be located in Fargo, North dakota that has defrauded consumers of thousands of dollars over the past month.
Terrence Goldberg, 35, of Brook Park, was sentenced today to 16 years in prison, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release for two counts of receipt and distribution of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.