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August 8, 2012
Alberta teenager pleads guilty to second degree murder in mother's death
MORRIS - Jacob Seth Cobb pled guilty on Wednesday to the December 2010 murder of his mother, 50-year-old Tamara Lee Mason. Cobb, 18 of Alberta, pled guilty to the second count of his indictment, murder in the second degree while committing assault in the third degree, as part of...
August 8, 2012 - 4:10pm
August 4, 2012
Jacob Cobb to appear in court Wednesday for plea hearing
MORRIS - A tentative plea agreement has been reached for an Alberta teenager who is charged with two counts of murder in the second degree in the death of his mother. Jacob Seth Cobb, 18, will return to court Wednesday, Aug. 8 for a hearing on a plea agreement, said Stevens County...
August 4, 2012 - 4:09pm
July 31, 2012
Civil commitment petition filed in Stevens County for Level 3 sex offender
MORRIS - The Stevens County Attorney's Office has asked a court to determine if a man who was found guilty of sexual assault in Stevens and Kandiyohi counties should be committed to a sex offender program indefinitely or released. Jerry Everett Pahl, 40, who listed his last address...
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July 31, 2012 - 3:35pm
June 26, 2012
UDPATE: Morris Police looking for public assistance in series of thefts from unlocked cars
MORRIS - The Morris Police Department is asking for the public's assistance and vigilance in a series of property thefts from unlocked cars across the city. On Sunday and Monday night, money, cameras and jewelry were stolen from cars across the city of Morris. Although most of the...
June 26, 2012 - 10:57am
May 25, 2012
Man enters not guilty plea in Pope County kidnapping case
GLENWOOD -- Dennis Wayne Aasen, 39, of Moundsview, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to eight felony charges stemming from the alleged burglary of a rural Clontarf home and the abduction and assault of the woman who lived at the residence. Aasen entered the plea in Pope County District...
May 25, 2012 - 6:57am
May 23, 2012
Charges against man accused of kidnapping Clontarf woman expected today in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- A criminal complaint against Dennis Wayne Aasen is expected to be filed later today in Pope County District Court. According to a news release from Pope County Sheriff Tim Riley, the charges against the 39-year-old man will include kidnapping, burglary, domestic assault,...
May 23, 2012 - 12:59pm
May 18, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities searching for suspect in abduction in Pope County
Authorities are searching for a 39-year-old Mounds View man who is suspected in a possible abduction of a 30-year-old woman near Clontarf in Pope County. The woman, Jenna Lee Forslin (Kettner), was found safe in her vehicle near Little Falls at about 7:40 p.m. last night. She reportedly...
May 18, 2012 - 10:45am
UPDATE: Missing Clontarf, Minn., woman found, suspect still on the run
May 18, 2012 - 9:16am
May 17, 2012
Pope Co. Woman Missing, May Be In Danger
Police are asking the public's help in finding a 30-year-old Pope County woman after she was allegedly kidnapped by a man Thursday morning. Police...
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May 17, 2012 - 7:33pm
Seat belt enforcement effort to begin May 21 in Morris area
MORRIS, Minn. -- Better be buckled up, because it's Click It or Ticket time, May 21-June 7. In Minnesota, about 400 law enforcement agencies will partner with 10,000 agencies nationwide to work overtime patrols to increase seat belt compliance in an effort to stop preventable deaths...
May 17, 2012 - 12:17am
May 11, 2012
Courthouse practices lockdown during intruder exercise
MORRIS, Minn. - The Stevens County Courthouse went into lockdown on Tuesday afternoon while county employees and emergency officials participated in an Intruder/Active Shooter exercise. IT Director Scott Busche, playing the intruder, took County Attorney Aaron Jordan hostage. The...
May 11, 2012 - 3:53pm
May 9, 2012
Appleton man sentenced to five years in prison
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May 9, 2012 - 9:45am
May 7, 2012
Morris man found guilty of four felony DWI counts
MORRIS, Minn. -- A 34-year-old Morris man was found guilty of four counts of felony driving while intoxicated following a jury trial in Stevens County on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, Stevens County Attorney Aaron K. Jordan reports. Justin Michael Rizzio was also found not guilty of...
May 7, 2012 - 11:42am
April 23, 2012
Jacob Cobb faces assault charge after fight in Kandiyohi Jail
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Jacob Seth Cobb, 18, made his first appearance Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court on a misdemeanor fifth-degree assault charge for allegedly fighting with another inmate April 10 in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Cobb and his two brothers, Dylan Clemens and...
April 23, 2012 - 8:59am
April 17, 2012
Morris Police Department investigation concludes sexual assault report was false
MORRIS, Minn. - An investigation by the Morris Police Department has concluded that a sexual assault reported by a 19-year-old woman this week was false and that no sexual assault occurred. Originally, the 19-year-old told police she was assaulted by a stranger near the intersection...
April 17, 2012 - 3:01pm