Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson: A primer

    After a crowded but largely uneventful primary season, Gov. Mark Dayton finally found out who his general election challenger will be late Tuesday night. Jeff Johnson, the former Hennepin County commissioner and GOP-endorsed candidate, snagged the nomination with 30 percent of the vote, beating out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Mankato's Tyler Caputo charged with murder for allegedly selling synthetic hallucinogen

    Tyler Caputo, a 21-year-old Mankato resident, allegedly sold a synthetic hallucinogen called 2C to buyers who would drop by his place. Dealt from one person to the next, drugs from his batch ultimately ended up in the hands of 22-year-old Louis Folson-Hart and 17-year-old Chloe Moses, both of whom d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Amy Senser opening statements: Senser will testify during trial

    Amy Senser will testify during her trial on criminal vehicular homicide charges, her defense attorney revealed during opening statements. Prosecutor Deborah Russell and defense attorney Eric Nelson kept their opening arguments brief this afternoon, with each side presenting a bare outline of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    2C-E: Timothy Richard Lamere charged with third degree murder in mass overdose

    Police say Timothy Lamere took the same 2C-E that killed Trevor Robinson-Davis.​The Anoka County attorney has officially charged Timothy Richard Lamere with third-degree murder for his role in a mass 2C-E overdose.According to the criminal complaint, Lamere provided the drug that lead to 19-year-o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Gay teen Lance Lundsten's death ruled a suicide

    Lance Lundsten's death has been ruled a suicide.​When Lance Lundsten, a gay high schooler from Miltona, died in January of this year, his death was initially reported as a suicide. The news rocketed around the internet -- another gay teen who took his life after reported bullying at the hands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Bob Fletcher provides missing terrorism briefs to City Pages

    City PagesFletcher provided these terrorism briefs to City Pages to prove he wasn't lying​Former Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher has given City Pages a batch of documents he says are some of the terrorism briefs he has been accused of lying about creating.The documents--some marked "Confidentia ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2010

    Minnesota's Most Wanted Criminals

    Have you seen these fugitives?

  • News

    January 24, 2007

    Gangs of St. Paul

    In the capital city, a generation of younger, harder, more randomly violent gangsters wage war on themselves

  • News

    January 7, 2004

    Wheeler Dealer

    How Minnesota cops and the war on drugs made a successful entrepreneur out of a small-time hustler and snitch named Michael Felix

  • News

    May 15, 2002

    Blame the Victims

    Laura Goodman-Brown, Minnesota's crime-victims ombudsman, is about to become a victim herself. And she says it's a crime.

  • Books

    June 13, 2001

    House or Home Depot

    The city and neighborhood activists fight over a blighted corner in St. Paul

  • News

    June 24, 1998

    Not in our Backyard

    Scott Paulson was sick of his stepson's complaints about a white posse beating up his black friends. Then the phalanx of trucks pulled up on his lawn.

  • Books

    June 3, 1998

    ACOP by Any Other Name

    Community advocates say being young, Asian, and male is enough to get you in trouble with the St. Paul police

  • News

    November 5, 1997

    Welcome to Pine County

    Some people think crack and furniture-stripping fumes made Chuck Strobel crazy. But it was the rural peace and quiet that drove him over the edge.