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Suspect Charged in Andover Fire that Killed Man

Twenty-nine-year-old Adam John Lilienthal of Andover. -

An Andover landlord is now charged with murder for allegedly setting his roommate on fire.
    
Twenty-nine-year-old Adam John Lilienthal was charged Thursday with three counts of second-degree murder after the 55-year-old victim died earlier in the day.
    

Champlin Man Charged with Stealing Copper from Fridley Business

Thirty-three-year-old Henry Andrew Shanks of Champlin - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A Champlin man has been charged after allegedly stealing copper from a Fridley company.

Fridley police officers were called to the 4600 block of Main Street Northeast in Fridley on Saturday, May 24, after an employee saw a man inside the company’s storage yard. The employee said the man was wearing dark clothes and was carrying a backpack.

Police: Man Arrested in Spring Lake Park after Breathalyzer Showed .30 BAC

Thirty-nine-year-old Gil Valdez Ramirez - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A 39-year-old man was arrested after police say a Breathalyzer showed he had a 0.303 Blood Alcohol Content.  

Spring Lake Park police were called around 3:06 p.m. Sunday, June 1, on a report of a possible impaired driver; the caller claimed a 2007 Ford pickup was swerving all over the road.

Fridley Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Sex Trafficking

A Fridley man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for transporting a 17-year-old girl from Minnesota to Colorado Springs with the intent that she engage in prostitution.

Man Pleads Guilty to Voting Absentee in Both Texas and Minnesota

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A man who voted absentee in Texas and Minnesota during the 2012 general election then touted his bogus balloting on Facebook has pleaded guilty.          

Charges Filed Against Ex-Hastings Priest Accused of Abusing Altar Boy

A former Catholic priest has been charged in Dakota County with sexually abusing an altar boy from 1989 to 1991.
    

Mpls. Man Charged with Stealing Van, Leading Police on Chase in Anoka Co.

Thirty-five-year-old Austin Manuel Fischer of Minneapolis - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A Minneapolis man is facing charges after allegedly stealing a van and leading police on a high-speed chase through Anoka County.