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Rochester man will have to live with his guilty plea

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester man has lost his appeal for drug possession.

28-year-old Chaz Jacobi Beckman pleaded guilty in October, 2015 to one count of 2nd degree drug possession.  122 more words

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Court: Man's Rights Not Violated When Ordered To Give Fingerprint To Unlock Phone

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge’s ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional. 188 more words


Lyle man gets burglary/assault conviction reversed

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The burglary and assault convictions of a Mower County man have been thrown out.

37-year-old Daniel Irlas of Lyle was convicted of 1st degree burglary, 2nd degree assault and 5th degree assault for his role in an attack on a man in Austin on December 26, 2015.  190 more words

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MN Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Right-To-Die Group

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota appeals court has upheld the conviction of a national right-to-die group that was found guilty of assisting in the 2007 suicide of a Minnesota woman. 123 more words


Appeals Court Rules Death Wish Against Trooper Wasn't Actual Threat

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says merely expressing hope that someone will become subject to violence isn’t enough to convict them of actually threatening violence. 124 more words


Man loses appeal on sex crime conviction

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A man convicted of having sex with an 11-year-old girl has lost his appeal.

33-year-old Andrew Russell Severtson was found guilty in Olmsted County District Court of 1st degree criminal sexual conduct.  231 more words

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Civil Commitment upheld for Austin sex offender

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Mower County man has lost an appeal of his civil commitment as a sex offender.

Aaron Michael Hayes of Austin, who is now 35-year-old, was sentenced to 144 months in prison for the sexual assault of an 81-year-old woman in 2002.   172 more words

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