This north Minneapolis house was one of the properties featured in a 2006 fraud scam.Minnesota is either the second-best or second-worst place to hatch your mortgage fraud scam.The Mortgage Fraud Index came out yesterday morning and ranked Minnesota second-highest in the country for incidence of ... More >>
Hennepin County mugshotHave you seen this man? Big Joe is on the lamJoseph "Big Joe" Gustafson, a former Hell's Angel-turned bail bondsman who terrorized north Minneapolis for years, has been charged with seven felonies -- and he's on the run. Authorities aren't saying whether they know where Gu ... More >>
Erin Carlyle's cover story on Joe Gustafson is nominated for Story of the Year.The Page One Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists honor the best in journalism from across Minnesota, and we're proud to say that we've been nominated for 23 awards in this year's contest. The 23 no ... More >>
Little Joe Gustafson, leader of the Beat Down Posse, was booked into jail this morningJoseph Duane "Little Joe" Gustafson, a North Minneapolis man who terrorized his neighborhood for years, is being charged today with 14 felony counts: racketeering, assault, making terroristic threats, kidnap ... More >>
Little Joe Gustafson sold his house to himself.Little Joe Gustafson, scion of a Northside bail bondsman and notorious former Hell's Angel, is in an increasingly tight spot with the law. Now prosecutors say he committed mortgage fraud.
Joe Gustafson Jr. is up on felony charges.Joe Gustafson Jr. and members of his Beat Down Posse have been arrested on felony warrants for viciously beating multiple victims, including one left in a pool of blood in a bathtub. The warrants for Gustafson, 35, and pals Robert Allen Engles, 33, a ... More >>
Former Hell's Angel is about to get taken down
Residents can't believe the bail bondsman down the block in the quiet Victory neighborhood has the right to wrap his house with bullet-blocking sheet metal