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Latest Crime, Courts & Emergencies

‘This is not martial law’: Local law enforcement addresses EO 20-20

In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Tim Walz issued Executive Order 20-20 on Wednesday. Otherwise known as the “Stay at ... Read more

5 hours ago by Mike Stoll.

House damaged in Thursday afternoon cooking fire

No injuries were reported after a Northwest Austin home was damaged in a Thursday afternoon fire. According to a Friday morning press release from the ... Read more

5 hours ago by Daily Herald.

3 arrested for allegedly damaging vehicles

Austin police arrested three individuals after they were allegedly caught damaging parked vehicles at locations in Austin. According to Austin Police Chief David McKichan, the ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin man charged with drug sales, possession

Matthew Carl Maxim Koch, 28, of Austin was charged with first-degree drugs – sale of 17 grams or more of cocaine or methamphetamine, second-degree drugs ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin man pleads guilty to reduced felony drug charge

Sold meth to police informant Kelvin Tyrone Cotton Jr., 44, of Austin pleaded guilty to felony second-degree drugs – sale of 10 grams or more ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

21-year-old charged with sexual assault

Sean Michael Minor, 21 of Austin was charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct – fear great bodily harm, attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct – fear ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Police identify March 19 crash victims

Police have released the identification of four individuals who were killed in a March 19 vehicle crash in Austin. “Through our follow-ups and interviews, we ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Man pleads not guilty to punching police officer

Dor Ayik Chol, 30, of Austin pleaded not guilty to felony fourth-degree assault – peace officer – demonstrable bodily harm on Monday in Mower County ... Read more

5 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Four dead in Austin vehicle crash

Vehicle found engulfed in flames Four individuals, including two children under the age of five, were killed in a Thursday evening vehicle crash in Austin. ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Man gets probation for trying to have sex with teenager

Victim hid in bathroom Lazaro Alejo, also known as Daniel Ubaldo Alejo, 36, of Austin was sentenced to 10 years of probation for felony fourth-degree ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Stoll.

Chase leads to arrest in Waltham

A Waltham man who allegedly fled police after failing to pay for items at a gas station made his first appearance in Mower County District ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Stoll.

Law enforcement is urging residents to follow EO 20-04

Gov. Tim Walz issued Executive Order 20-04 Monday evening that provides for the temporary closure of bars, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation, in ... Read more

1 week ago by Mike Stoll.

Man charged with sexually abusing teen

Alleged abuse occurred over several years An Austin man who allegedly sexually abused a teen girl over the span of several years made his first ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

Austin man charged with drug sales

Cody Edward Boley, 23, of Austin has been charged with felony first-degree drugs – sale of 17 grams or more of cocaine or methamphetamine within ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

Kidnapping suspect receives charges

Witnesses reported seeing victim forced into vehicle A man suspected of kidnapping a woman from the YMCA made his first appearance on Wednesday in Mower ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Mike Stoll.

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