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Lawyer: Probable cause lacking in drug case

January 23, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

Police should have never entered an alleged drug dealer’s Woodbury home based on the information they had, an attorney argued in court last week.
Brian Karalus, the attorney representing Frank Santovi Jr., issued a pre-trial motion to suppress information about drugs taken from Santovi’s house during a Wednesday, Jan. 16, court hearing. Karalus argued the information police investigators used to generate a search warrant lacked probable cause. Continue Reading

Farmington police report for July 20-27

August 6, 2012 in The Farmington Independent

Police responded to several auto break-ins over the past week. Continue Reading

Woodbury man charged in assault case

June 15, 2012 in Woodbury Bulletin

A Woodbury man faces two felony charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend so severely that she was left with deep cuts and couldn’t determine what month it was once authorities arrived. Continue Reading

Afternoonb News Brief – OSHA recommends $91,000 fine for burn injuries

February 28, 2012 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — A $91,000 fine has been recommended for a firm based in suburban Chicago, after an employee suffered electrical burns at a plant near Milwaukee. Continue Reading

Hubbard County resort under investigation for alleged fraud

August 3, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

A resort in the northeastern corner of Hubbard County that has been the subject of environmental issues is now under criminal investigation for alleged fraud. Continue Reading

State sues 3M over PFCs in Washington County

December 30, 2010 in Woodbury Bulletin

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Thursday sued 3M Company over past chemical contamination of ground water in the eastern Twin Cities. Swanson’s office wants the company to pay for environmental damage caused by decades of pollution in the Washington County area. Continue Reading

Man pleads guilty to murder of Wisconsin man

September 21, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

A 19-year-old U.S. Virgin Islands man pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder for his role in the October 2008 slaying of a law clerk from Wisconsin during an apparent robbery. Continue Reading