PIPESTONE — An order filed in the Fifth Judicial District Monday states Steven Schulze, Pipestone and Murray counties’ court administrator, has been appointed as administrator of both Rock and Nobles counties as well.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Public defenders in Minnesota said Wednesday they are stretched too thin, and they have asked the State Judicial Council to help reduce their caseloads by moving nonviolent crimes, such as petty theft and misdemeanor trespassing, out of the courtroom.
AMY FORLITI,Associated Press Writer
, September 15, 2010
FARGO, N.D. - Fargo police will no longer arrest people for possessing synthetic marijuana after a judge dismissed two possession cases based on an “invalid rule” by the state board that banned the substance.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s court officials say Minnesotans will see significant service cuts if Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s proposed budget passes, but the governor says the court budget needs trimming as a way to pressure them to change.
Charges include domestic assault, theft and felony theft SLAYTON — Joshua DeGuara appeared in Murray County District Court on three case files Monday, on charges that ranged from domestic assault to receiving stolen property.
Suspect’s marriage also called into question SLAYTON — On Monday in Murray County District Court, public defender Christina Weitzema questioned the legality of a search warrant executed in September that led to a controlled substance charge against Gretchen Marie Scott, 26, of Avoca, also known as Gretchen Marie DeGuara.
Mortensen lands 42-month sentence WORTHINGTON — Richard Allen Mortensen, 54, of Lake Wilson, landed a 42 month sentence earlier this week after Judge Jeffrey Flynn revoked a stay of execution during a recent probation violation hearing.
WORTHINGTON — Lisa Shane, convicted in 2006 for second-degree murder through child neglect in the death of her infant daughter, was recently denied a petition for post-conviction relief, which she has 60 days to appeal.
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