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Apple Valley Men Arrested After Robbing Couple at Gunpoint

Sexual assaults, brazen theft and aggravated robbery also reported around the region last week.

Apple Valley Men Arrested After Robbing Couple at Gunpoint

The following stories first appeared during the past week on Patch sites in Dakota, Rice and Scott counties. To read the full articles, click on the headline links.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

St. Paul Man Charged with Impregnating 14-Year-Old Rosemount Girl

James Lee Whitner III is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after police say he had sex with the victim twice in August.

Man Charged with Brazen Theft of Trailer from Rosemount Man

Police say Dale Michael Bale drove onto the victim's property, hitched his trailer to a pickup truck and drove away with it.

2 Apple Valley Men Charged with Aggravated Robbery

Police say Jason Michael Milligan and Garrett Jackson Nash were involved in robbing an Apple Valley woman of a purse.

Burnsville

Burnsville Woman Charged with Swiping Grandmother's Jewelry, Cash

Police say Kristin Elyse Frame stole jewelry from her grandmother and pawned it, and also stole cash, replacing it with photocopies.

Eagan

Eagan Police Chief Troubled by Increase in Mental Health Calls

Two high-profile police standoffs involving Eagan officers earlier this year are part of a bigger problem, according to Jim McDonald.

Inver Grove Heights

IGH Man Given Probation After Admitting to Sexual Assault of 7-Year-Old Niece

Among the other conditions of his sentence, Max Alfonso Miranda-Rivera was ordered to comply with periodic ploygraph exams and random analyses of his computer and internet access.

Lakeville

Dumb Criminal: 7 Citations in Year Leads and Jail for Lakeville Man

A driver was given a citation for Driving after Suspension of Driving Privileges—his seventh in a year. Oh, and he went to jail.

Savage

Savage Man Charged with Smashing In Door, Assaulting Burnsville Woman

Police say Kevin Michael Slominski became enraged when his ex-girlfriend told him their relationship was over, broke down her door, assaulted her and fled with her cell phone.

Shakopee

Overnight Fire at Wine Styles Appears Incendiary In Nature

The Shakopee fire marshal is investigating the incident. No one was injured in the fire.

Shakopee Firefighters Respond to Early Morning Truck Fire at Koda Energy

A truck filled with wood chips destined for the facility caught on fire.

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