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Minn. man nabbed for fake jerseys

August 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The head of a sports memorabilia company in Minnesota is charged with orchestrating a scheme to sell fraudulent sports merchandise including jerseys said to be worn during games by baseball players like Alex Rodriguez, Mark McGwire and Albert Pujols.

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St. Francis councilman mails fake bomb to self

July 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. FRANCIS, Minn. – Police say a city council member in Minnesota mailed himself a fake grenade to gain sympathy from his constituents.
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Ad for free snowblower in St. Cloud turns out to be fake

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) A Craigslist ad for a free snowblower in St. Cloud sounded too good to be true and it was. Continue Reading

Police: kidnapping call a fake

November 23, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Police Department is pursuing charges after a male called 911 Tuesday morning, claiming he was being kidnapped. Continue Reading