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Kidnapper/robber loses his appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A man convicted of kidnapping and 1st degree aggravated robbery in Olmsted County has lost his appeal.

Authorities say in June of 2013, 33-year-old Ernesto Veraza and another man picked up the victim from work and drove him out into a rural area.  188 more words

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Upholds County’s Denial of EAW Petition for Minnesota Church Camp

On February 17, 2015, the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners’ determination not to prepare an Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) in connection with an amended conditional use permit authorizing a new church camp on Arrowhead Lake. 322 more words

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Appeal rejected in fatal Mower County crash

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Mower County man convicted in a deadly crash has lost his case before the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

46-year-old Jason David Fredrickson of Dexter was charged with six counts of criminal vehicular homicide after a single-vehicle accident in February 2012 where he was severely injured and two other people died.  345 more words

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Man loses appeal over criminal sexual conduct

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man convicted of criminal sexual conduct with a home care worker has lost his case at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. 199 more words

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Minnesota Court of Appeals Decides ICWA Notice Appeal

Here is the unpublished opinion in In re Welfare of Child A.N.T. (Minn. App.):

In re ANT

An excerpt:

The district court properly inquired into whether ICWA applies here.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Man loses legal argument over dangerous weapons

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Court of Appeals says almost anything can be a dangerous weapon, depending on what you do with it.

27-year-old Joel Asiago Nyansikera of Adams was arrested in October 2013 after allegedly breaking down the door of a woman’s apartment and hitting her with a three-foot-long section of banister railing.  181 more words

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2nd appeal fails for man convicted on drug charges

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man who had his drug conviction overturned once, fails a second time at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

24-year-old Elvis Joko Porte was arrested in February 2011 and charged with multiple drug offenses after police conducted a traffic stop in Olmsted County and found Porte driving a vehicle with crack cocaine and marijuana inside.  146 more words

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