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WINDOM — A Windom woman will serve 90 days in jail after being convicted of stealing more than $140,000 from her former employer.
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Procuring alcohol and drugs to minors and setting a vehicle on fire. What started as a weekend party in early July ended in criminal charges for one Rock Rapids man accused of being involved in the trifecta.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man arrested Tuesday faces criminal charges after allegedly assaulting a woman with a propane torch. Daniel Saldana, 31, has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon — substantial bodily injury and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, both felonies. The charge that includes substantial bodily injury is punishable up to 10 years imprisonment, a $20,000 fine or both.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Worthington dentist charged with inappropriately touching female inmates in the Minnehaha County Jail during dental exams has been released from his employment. An employee of AppleWhite Dental in Worthington confirmed Thursday that Andrew Heinisch, 37, is no longer practicing at the Second Avenue dental office.
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington woman was arrested Monday evening after an alleged drunken incident during which she fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash and was chased and held down by a civilian in the parking lot of a Worthington business.
SLAYTON — The property manager of Lake Shetek Lodge and a Slayton man were arrested Thursday after methamphetamine paraphernalia was allegedly discovered in the couple’s apartment within the visitor accommodation dwelling.
FULDA — A Fulda couple accused of fraudulently failing to declare more than $300,0000 in joint income tax returns over four years appeared Monday in Murray County District Court. Charges were filed in June against Philip, 38, and Brittney, 33, Kramer after more than a year-long investigation of the couple’s financial activities by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office.
A Jackson man made his first appearance Tuesday in Nobles County District Court on charges related to a Doon, Iowa incident allegedly involving theft, burglary, fleeing a peace officer and an intimate relationship with an underaged person.
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington woman received a statutory stay of imposition on a fifth-degree drug charge that was filed in March following a search of her room. Roberta R. Ramirez, 28, was placed on three years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to the felony-level offense after testing positive for methamphetamine during a probationary period for another drug-related offense. She was also ordered to complete Minnesota Cornerstone Treatment Court and perform 50 hours of community service.
WORTHINGTON — A Wilmont man arrested Thursday faces drug-related criminal charges after more than 5 pounds of packaged marijuana and $8,000 cash were allegedly found in his vehicle. Kaine Hanson, 21, has been charged with fifth-degree drug possession and fifth-degree drug sale, both felonies, in Nobles County District Court. Each offense is punishable up to five years imprisonment, a $10,000 fine or both.