Sebeka, Minnesota, man convicted in federal court afer his latest run-in with the law. Gary Franklin Albin.
Cass Lake man convicted by a federal jury for possession of a machine gun. Gregory Smith.
Area man charged federally for robbing Waverly, Minnesota bank. Ronald Howard Cleveland, Jr.
Federal grand jury indicts four Minnesota men with being felons in possession of firearms. Christopher Danille Porter, Laremus Garard Mosby, Ruddell Alphonso Moore, and Wayne Michael Fisher.
Country singer Troy Lee Gentry charged federally for killing a caged, tame bear.
Credit card fraud leads two people to federal prison. John Louis Haddad and Jennifer Jeanne Farmer. August 11, 2006
Christopher Arnell Yancy was indicted for robbing the TCF Bank in Robbinsdale.
Brett Maurice Baringer has been indicted for the June 24, 2006, robbery of the Washington County Bank in Maplewood, Minnesota.
A Minneapolis man with a lengthy criminal history that includes burglary, terroristic threats, and second degree assault, has been indicted as a felon in possession of a firearm and faces sentencing as an armed career criminal. Michael Durrel Smith.
A man at the center of a local credit card fraud scheme that defrauded local retailers was sentenced to 33 months in prison. Hauvtoj Todd Lyfoung.
Twin Cities man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on child pornography charges. Steven Patrick Koenen.
Paul Wane Swan, Sr. , from Bemidji, Minnesota, was charged with two counts of illegally possessing a machine gun.
A Mexican national who attempted to obtain a United States passport using false identification was indicted. Jose Luis Herrera-Perez.
Two Mexican nationals who went on a recent shopping spree with counterfeit credit cards were indicted. Luis Raul Olivera Chavira and Carlos Humberto Munoz Morales.
Timothy Joseph Goodman was convicted of illegal possession of a machine gun.
A Wayzata, Minnesota, woman who allegedly made $123,405 in counterfeit money was arrested. Janice M. Stepp.
The purported leader of the Native Mob gang was sentenced to 363 months in prison for narcotics and firearms violations. Gordon Reese.
June 23, 2006
A Canadian man who assaulted an airport police officer for trying to remove him from a Northwest plane was convicted by a federal jury. Aaron Einhardt James.
Two individuals were indicted on charges of robbing local financial institutions. Sheila Bryant and Michael Riley.
An internet business consultant was indicted for transportation of child pornography. Nobumochi Furukawa.
Jason Engen, who admitted stealing credit cards and using the Internet to commit identity theft was sentenced to 63 months in prison.
A former purchaser for the Abbott Northwestern Hospital pharmacy and an Eden Prairie man admitted today to conspiracy to distribute 40,000 or more units of hydrocodone, commonly known as Vicodin. Michael Smith/Daniel Flaherty.
A former chemist at a Fridley-based metal plating company was sentenced today for violating the Clean Water Act and tampering with environmental testing equipment. Ted Gibbons.
A Minneapolis, man who allegedly exchanged thousands of dollars in counterfeit travelers checks for cash was indicted. Eddie Ray Jackson.
April 20, 2006
A Guatemala national was indicted for trafficking in false identification documents. Oscar Federal Bartolon Martin.
Christopher Hoglund was indicted for the March 31, 2006 robbery of the TCF National Bank in Edina.
Donald Jay Brundage, a former staff counselor for the Rosemount school district and DARE liaison was sentenced to 70 months in prison for possession and receipt of child pornography.
March 27, 2006
Carol Gillmore from the Red Lake Indian Reservation was found guilty of murder in the second degree and arson.
March 21, 2006
Michelle Lynn Torgerson, a licensed practical nurse who operated a series of unauthorized flu shot clinics at Augsburg college in the Fall of 2004, was sentenced to nine months in prison.
A Stevens County farmer who allegedly sold crop he had pledged as collateral on two Commodity Credit Corporation loans was indicted. Vance Gullickson.
A Cass County man with a lengthy criminal history that includes two assault convictions was sentenced to over 27 years in prison as a felon in possession of a firearm. William Joseph Headbird.
A bank robber who was nicknamed "The Sponge Bob Bandit" for using a bag bearing the picture of the cartoon character during his robberies was sentenced to 37 years in prison. Clyde Scott Thompson.
November 9, 2005
Douglas Lee Meister from Mankato was sentenced to 78 months in prison for possession of child pornography.
November 1, 2005
John Wayne Drysdale from Rochester, MN pled guilty to charges of receiving child pornography, possession of child pornography, and bank robbery.
Over the course of four months, Vincent Tyler Ahl allegedly went on a bank robbery spree that focused on grocery store based banks. Ahl was indicted by a federal grand jury on seven counts of bank robbery.
A man committed as a sexually dangerous person to the Minnesota Sex Offender Treatment Program was sentenced to 40 years in prison on child sexual exploitation and child pornography charges committed while he was housed at the state facility. Dennis Mentzos.
October 11, 2005