Crime

A 28-year-old inmate at the Oak Park Heights prison, Kippy Gene Wilson, had 15 months added to his sentence in connection with an assault on another inmate. Wilson has been in prison for homicide since 2006. According to the Minnesota Department of Corrections website, his expected release date is Feb. 21, 2030. On Feb. 8, [...]

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Friends and family of former Lumberjack Days organizer David Eckberg filled the courtroom April 18 to hear his sentence after he plead guilty to writing dishonored checks. Judge Susan Miles sentenced Eckberg to probation for one year, a fine of $1,000, and 240 hours of community service in the next six months. She ordered restitution [...]

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A 24-year-old Stillwater man, Darrin Lee Wolf, faces criminal sexual conduct charges with an underage victim. Wolf is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl. The teenager’s parents reported the alleged crime to The Stillwater Police Department Sept. 6, 2013, after Wolf allegedly called the victim’s junior high school and told staff that the [...]

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In 2013 The Stillwater Fire Department experienced fewer calls than 2012 but has had an increase in calls during the first quarter of this winter. Fire Chief Stu Glaser presented the annual fire department report at the April 1 city council work session. Last year overall calls decreased by 3 percent, from 1,754 to 1,701. [...]

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A Stillwater man who lives on the 200 block of St. Croix Avenue West was the victim of burglary on March 25. The man had $1,600 worth of electronic items stolen from his residence, the suspect is a former roommate who had lived with him for three months. The burglary took place between 10 a.m. [...]

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