Joe Bergeron

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    James Lentz gives cop killer Joshua Martin a ride and goes to the workhouse

    James Irvin Lentz was sentenced yesterday.​Joshua Michael Martin and Jason Jones had just killed Maplewood Police Sgt. Joe Bergeron last May, and Martin needed a ride from his mom's house. So he called his friend James Irvin Lentz. Lentz showed up, Martin got in the car, told his friend that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Cop killer Joshua Michael Martin: Comment of the day

    Missed opportunity?​Joshua Michael Martin is the St. Paul man sentenced to 35 years in prison for his role in the shooting death of Maplewood police Sgt. Joe Bergeron. He granted us a jailhouse interview for our cover story "Cop Killer,." While gathering some background information on Martin ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2010

    Joshua Michael Martin: Cop killer

    Most hated man in St. Paul speaks from prison

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Joshua Martin says god forgives him in killing of Sgt. Joe Bergeron

    Joshua Martin figures god's in his corner.​Joshua Martin is certain of two things. First, he knows he's going to prison for his role in killing Sgt. Joe Bergeron of the Maplewood Police Department over a screwed up dope buy and carjacking. Second, even though the sentencing judge thinks he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Joshua M. Martin pleads guilty to killing Sgt. Joe Bergeron

    Martin pleaded guilty to killing Sgt. Joe Bergeron​Newly-convicted cop killer Joshua M. Martin, a 21-year-old guy who was living with his mother at the time he was accused of gunning down Maplewood police Sgt. Joe Bergeron two months ago, has been sentenced to more than 35 years in prison. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Sgt. Joe Bergeron mourned by thousands

    Bergeron​Thousands of mourners turned out yesterday to pay their last respects to Sgt. Joe Bergeron, 49, of the Maplewood Police Department, after he was shot and killed on Saturday during a manhunt for a couple of carjackers. The 26-year veteran of the force was laid to rest after a packed f ... More >>