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June 12, 2019
Crow Wing jury finds Brainerd man guilty in sexual assault case
A Crow Wing County jury found a 39-year-old Brainerd man guilty June 6 of sexually assaulting a woman he met through a social media app. Isaiah...
June 12, 2019 - 6:00am
June 1, 2019
Cuyuna man guilty of stealing $41,000 from Crosby snowmobile club
A 75-year-old Cuyuna man will do some jail time, be on probation for two decades and must pay close to $41,000 in restitution to the local snowmobile...
June 1, 2019 - 7:00am
May 29, 2019
Backus man leads police on chase, accused of endangering his 10-year-old son
A 54-year-old Backus man faces multiple charges after leading police on a vehicle pursuit of up to 90 mph while allegedly intoxicated with his...
May 29, 2019 - 3:00am
May 24, 2019
73-year-old man admits to sexually assaulting 2 girls
A 73-year-old Crosby man admitted in a Brainerd courtroom Monday, May 20, to sexually assaulting two girls who had a significant relationship...
May 24, 2019 - 3:00am
May 21, 2019
Brainerd man pleads guilty in attack on BHS staffer: McCormack admits assault, says he did it for no reason
Twenty-year-old Jared Allen-Tristen McCormack confessed in a Brainerd courtroom Monday, May 20, to physically assaulting a woman three months...
May 21, 2019 - 9:00am
May 19, 2019
State court of appeals rules in favor of Brainerd court's sentencing
The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled in favor Monday, May 13, with Crow Wing County District Court's decision when it sentenced a 33-year-old...
May 19, 2019 - 10:00am
May 17, 2019
Nisswa police seize 33 grams of meth in traffic stop: Defendants face drug sale and possession charges
What began as a routine traffic stop ended with a vehicle driving through a residential yard, two people arrested and the seizure of 33 grams...
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
Authorities seize large quantity of meth: Possibly one of the largest drug busts ever in Crow Wing, officials say
Officers executing a search warrant last week seized over a pound of methamphetamine and nearly an ounce of cocaine, one of the largest drug...
May 17, 2019 - 5:00am
May 7, 2019
Defense requests withdrawal of jury trial in BHS attack case: Next court date set May 20
The jury trial set Tuesday, May 7, for the 20-year-old Brainerd man accused of waiting in the girls' locker room for nearly an hour before attacking...
May 7, 2019 - 9:07pm
April 26, 2019
Brainerd man faces domestic assault charges
A 31-year-old Brainerd man will appear Monday, April 29, in a Brainerd courtroom for a second appearance in a felony domestic assault case. James Richard Wills was charged April 19 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony charges of stalking and domestic assault by strangulation,...
April 26, 2019 - 10:06am
April 23, 2019
Remaining charges against former Crosby mayor dismissed, but case may continue
Former Crosby Mayor James Hunter has now been vindicated on all criminal charges filed against him—but the saga may not be over yet. In...
April 23, 2019 - 9:00am
April 17, 2019
Brainerd man faces 8 counts in officer assault
A 26-year-old Brainerd man faces eight counts of criminal charges after assaulting a police officer who was trying to help him. According to...
April 17, 2019 - 3:00am
March 28, 2019
Man pleads not guilty in alleged BHS assault
The 20-year-old Brainerd man accused of waiting in the girls' locker room for nearly an hour before attacking a Brainerd High School staff member...
March 28, 2019 - 3:00am
March 27, 2019
Otey transfers to locked facility: Court proceedings on his commitment are pending
David Michael Otey—recently acquitted by reason of mental illness of stabbing his sister to death at her Crosby workplace in January 2018—now...
March 27, 2019 - 9:00am
March 26, 2019
Jury acquits former Crosby mayor, again: 3 acquittals, 1 dismissal, 1 charge left
Criminal cases against former Crosby Mayor James Hunter, who was arrested two years ago, continue with court rulings in his favor. Hunter—initially...
March 26, 2019 - 10:00am