Couple Locked Boy in Dark Room; Shots Fired at Hunters: Crime Roundup
Here's a look at the crime headlines from the past week in the south metro.
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.
Dakota County deputies arrested one man following the alleged shooting incident, which occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. No one was injured.
The alleged victim, now 16, told police that Andrew Stephen Gryskiewicz, 27, sexually abused him on three separate occasion starting at the age of seven.
Jeremy Alexander Johnson, 18, is accused of assaulting a classmate during a football game in gym class.
Edward Michael Scullion Jr. of Bloomington has been charged with bludgeoning his dog on the head in September in a park on the Eagan-Burnsville border.
Wesley Rayvon Johnson, who asked arresting officers to speak to his mother last month, has now been charged with leading Minneapolis police on a high-speed chase that apparently ended with a dramatic performance.
Police say Angela Marie and Gregory Allan Danner kept Angela's 15-year-old son locked in a basement bedroom with no bed and no lights, forcing him to do as many as 2,000 pushups a day.
Jason Blackwell Johnson faces one count of terroristic threats and two counts of domestic assault for harassing and threatening to kill a female victim.
Inver Grove Heights
A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for Patrick Scherer, 26, on four felony charges possession of child pornography.
Anthony Eugene Campbell is charged with two felonies in the Inver Grove Heights incidents.
Jenna Anne Schultz was accused of sending a naked photo of herself to a 17-year-old male student at Simley High School.
Police say Joshua Vernon Reger had hundreds of images and videos of child pornography on his laptop computer when authorities seized it.
Peter and Patricia Fahnlander claim that Jo Hall, the owner of the Lazy Leash, allowed their German shepherd, Sheba, to escape. Sheba was hit by a motorcycle and had to be destroyed.
A rundown of the top suspects for which the Rice County’s Sheriff’s Office is searching.
Here's a visual look back at the last month's reports of thefts from autos to Northfield Police.