The following stories first appeared last week on this Patch site, or those of our neighbors throughout the South Metro region. To read the full stories, click on the headline links.
Jon William Bogatzki, 30, was booked into the Dakota County Jail on Friday.
Lori Jo Mueller could face up to 30 years in federal prison for wire fraud, and 10 years for health care fraud.
Duo Arrested for Passing Phony Traveler's Checks
Gregory Wayne Newell, 42, and Crystal Lynn Walker, 29, allegedly passed counterfeit traveler's checks during a shopping spree at Burnsville Center.
Keith Alan Potretzke, 56, allegedly left the scene after liquor store employees refused to sell him any more alcohol.
Daniel Thomas Drobac, 32, allegedly threatened to kill a utilities worker because her radio volume was too high.
Blotter: Man with Knife Collection Threatens to "Start the Massacre"
Police also responded to a criminal sexual conduct incident at a fast food restaurant in Eagan.
Inver Grove Heights
Franciscan Brother Who Sexually Abused Boy in Inver Grove Heights Commits Suicide
The victim, who was abused by Brother Stephen Baker in the 1970s at St. Patrick’s Church, came forward with details after the friar killed himself on Jan. 26 in a Pennsylvania monastery.
Driver in a hurry to get to traffic court made an illegal U-Turn and caused a crash.
Domestics and disturbances in Mendota Heights from Jan. 16 to Jan. 29.
The Northfield Police Department's crime report for Feb. 1-3.
The teen is being charged with assault and robbery after allegedly robbing a classmate of $200 at knife-point, according to a Scott County criminal complaint.
Selection of Shakopee Police calls Feb. 1-5.