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December 3, 2015
Thefts recently reported in Otter Tail County
Military-type items stolen near Vergas Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Deputies said a vehicle break-in near Vergas resulted in the theft of approximately $4,000 worth of military-type items, including clothing. Law enforcement officials were informed of the incident on Nov. 28. The...
December 3, 2015 - 12:43pm
November 27, 2015
Multiple thefts reported in OTC
The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports recently of thefts and burglaries in various corners of the county. On Nov. 16, a shed was broken into at Leek Lake, northwest of Vergas. Several items totaling $6,000 were taken, including a generator, snow blower,...
November 27, 2015 - 11:00am
November 25, 2015
Charge reduced for Dent man following probation
Otter Tail County Court Administration has clarified a court decision related to the recent court case of Troy Moberg of Dent. In October 2015, a court judge delivered “a discharge of probation” for Moberg. Coinciding with a previous stay of imposition, Moberg successfully met...
November 25, 2015 - 10:41am
Drunken car chase ends in Perham man’s arrest
New York Mills-A 24-year-old Perham man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses following a report of a prowler and a 17-minute car chase in rural New York Mills. Mark Ternus was charged with theft of a motor vehicle at the time of his arrest. Later, in Otter Tail County...
November 25, 2015 - 10:36am
November 19, 2015
Dent man sentenced for terroristic threats
Otter tail County-Troy Lee Moberg, 44, of Dent, pled guilty to terroristic threats and was sentenced to confinement in the Otter Tail County Jail. Days of sentencing total 60 with credit for time served amounting to 44 days, court records show. Moberg will be on supervised...
November 19, 2015 - 9:50am
Perham 18-year-old charged with arson
Otter tail County-An 18-year-old Perham man faces third-degree arson charges in Otter Tail County District Court for reportedly causing more than $700 in fire damage to property on Oct. 20. Austin James Januszewski allegedly set fire to three trash cans and a portable toilet on...
November 19, 2015 - 9:46am
November 5, 2015
Level 3 offender located in Illinois
UPDATE: Level 3 predatory offender Rico Ronondo Rodriguez has been apprehended in Belleville, Ill. A national warrant was issued on Oct. 26, and today, Rodriguez’s car was located at an apartment building by Belleville police. He was taken into custody without incident, and will...
November 5, 2015 - 3:30pm
November 4, 2015
Perham landlord accused of shooting tenant to plead guilty
Perham-A Perham landlord accused of shooting a tenant in September has taken a plea deal that calls for a 15 year prison sentence. Gerald Duane Skolte, 63, is set to plead guilty to second degree attempted murder in the shooting of Mike Marcell Jr. Charges of first-degree attempted...
November 4, 2015 - 2:42pm
October 31, 2015
Frazee meat market owner charged with possessing snapping turtles out of season
One of the owners of Ketter’s meat market in Frazee has been charged with two misdemeanors for allegedly taking and possessing snapping turtles out of season. Kevin Robert Ketter, 54, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with possessing wild animals in...
October 31, 2015 - 1:00pm
October 19, 2015
Disse pleads to felony theft
Detroit Lakes-A Detroit Lakes woman accused of stealing about $143,000 from her employer has pleaded guilty to one felony count of theft or diversion of corporate property. Six other felony counts will be dismissed in a plea agreement. Stephanie Jo Disse, 44, of Detroit Lakes,...
October 19, 2015 - 3:58pm
September 11, 2015
Marcell recounts events on day of shooting
Perham- With a notorized eviction notice on his front door, Mike Marcell Jr. walked the 20 yards to his landlord’s home to say he needed more...
September 11, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 10, 2015
Five found dead in home on Lake Minnetonka
GREENWOOD, Minn. -- Five people were reportedly found dead Thursday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide at a home on Lake Minnetonka on the west side of the Twin Cities metro area. South Lake Minnetonka police were called to the home, in the small community of...
September 10, 2015 - 4:44pm