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Sentencing reset for woman who injured Baxter cop

Sentencing for the 44-year-old Baxter woman charged Jan. 10 with third-degree assault of a Baxter Police officer and obstruction of the legal process with force after resisting arrest and allegedly breaking the officer’s ankle was rescheduled in Crow Wing District Court.


Sentencing was scheduled for April 11 for Jennifer Lynn Burnos. The new sentencing date is June 6.

Baxter officers were responding to a welfare check of an intoxicated woman. According to the criminal complaint, Burnos was ignoring the officers commands when they were trying to arrest her. When officers escorted her to a couch to cuff her, she tried to get away and was kicking at officers so they escorted her to the ground. As they were escorting her to the ground, one of the officers believed that his ankle was broken during the struggle.

Court date reset for Johnson

A court date was reset Tuesday for a 41-year-old Brainerd man charged with two counts of malicious punishment of a child causing great bodily harm in Crow Wing County District Court.

The new court day for Steven Roy Johnson will be June 26.

According to the criminal complaint, on May 11, 2012, Crow Wing County Social Services reported a possible child mistreatment. The child, about 4-months-old at the time, was airlifted from Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd to St. Paul’s Children’s Hospital. Reports showed that the baby suffered abusive injury consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

Sentencing set for July for Crosby woman

Sentencing for a 64-year-old Crosby woman charged with 10 counts of felony theft from her former workplace, DH Docks & Tracks in Nisswa, has been rescheduled.

Sentencing for Janice Sue Stangel, who allegedly stole nearly $107,000 between December 2005 and August 2010, will be held July 25.

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