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Kasson woman charged with DWI after allegedly blowing at least twice legal BAC limit
(ABC 6 News) – A Kasson woman was arrested Saturday night and charged with driving while impaired after allegedly blowing a 0.18 blood-alcohol level in Dodge County custody. Jessica Lynn Briggs, 43, faces charges of 3rd-degree DWI–BAC of 0.18, 3rd-degree DWI–alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more, and violation of Minnesota’s open bottle laws.
Rochester Mother Charged for Child's Fentanyl Overdose
She told police her baby then reached into the purse, found the other half of the pill and ingested it.
Rochester man sentenced for 2019 drug deals
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Over three years after his arrest, a man is sentenced for dealing cocaine in Rochester. Mason David Zill, 34 of Rochester, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree sale of drugs. A second count of first-degree sale of drugs, four counts of second-degree sale of drugs, and one count of fourth-degree sale of drugs were dismissed as part of a plea deal.
Charges Filed in Downtown Rochester Fleeing Crash
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Olmsted County Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a Rochester man accused of fleeing a downtown traffic stop during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The charges filed Monday say a Rochester police officer attempted to stop a vehicle for running a red light...
Plea Deal Calls For 8 Year Prison Sentence in Rochester Drug Case
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man now serving time in prison for aggravated robbery and drug convictions has admitted to another felony drug sales charge. 32-year-old Elvis Porte was able to reach a plea agreement this week with Olmsted County prosecutors and entered a guilty plea to a second-degree drug charge in exchange for the dismissal of a count of first-degree drug sales. The case stems from his arrest in December 2021 following a controlled buy conducted by a Rochester police confidential informant involving nearly 24 grams of methamphetamine.
Largest Wheelchair Camp in the Nation is in Southeast Minnesota!
Operation Welcome Home is also hosted at this camp and is at no cost to active military, veterans, and military families.
Minnesota Dog Named 2023’s ‘Pet of the Year’
Pet Partners promotes "the health and wellness benefits of animal-assisted therapy, activities, and education." Each year they host a nationwide competition with the goal of raising funds and awareness for their therapy program which provides support animals for seniors, patients, veterans, and children around the world. A dog from Rochester,...
Criminal charges possible over deadly collision in Dodge County
DODGE COUNTY, Minn. – A legal review is pending over a fatal collision in Dodge County. The Sheriff’s Office says a 911 call came in just after 8 am Friday about a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 250th Avenue and 720th Street. Deputies say when they arrived at the scene, they found a large debris field on the roadway and two vehicles in the ditch, one upside down in the water.
MnDOT gears up for Highway 52 projects
(ABC 6 News) – Officials are gearing up for a number of improvement projects to Highway 52. In two weeks the Zumbrota to Cannon Falls project will begin its final year of construction. But there are still more projects to come. In 2027, MnDOT plans to resurface Highway 52...
CAUGHT ON CAMERA! Minnesota Police Identify Beer Burglar
Tammy Dee made a name for herself in the Rochester area by serving delicious food and cold drinks at Tilly's Bar and Grill in Oronoco. A lot of people were bummed when she announced she was walking away from the establishment last year. At that time, she explained the decision was made because "of the increase in rent & property taxes w/ the new lease."
Driver initially reported as having 'minor injuries' in crash later died at hospital
The 83-year-old died while being treated for injuries at the hospital.
Rochester woman pays nearly $1,900 to puppy scammer
(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester woman is out $1,884 after a puppy scam, police say. According to RPD, the 50-year-old woman posted to Facebook that her dachshund dog had died in January, and was contacted by a scammer who claimed to have a puppy she could buy. The...
Byron man arrested after rollover crash
(ABC 6 News) – A Byron man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle rollover Saturday. According to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy in Byron reported he saw 23-year-old Brandon Mathews driving at about 3:30 p.m. March 25. The deputy had pulled...
Rochester man arrested, charged with second alleged DWI with children in the back seat
(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man who failed to appear in Olmsted County Court on charges of driving while intoxicated with two children in his back seat was arrested last week on another charge of driving while intoxicated with two children in his back seat. Corwinn Thurman, 32,...
Woman Out Over $1,000 in Latest Rochester Dog Park Theft
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is investigating another theft reported at a Rochester dog park. Captain Tim Parkin said a deputy responded to the North Dog Park in the 6200 block of West River Rd. on the report of a theft around 5 p.m. Sunday. Parkin said it’s the third theft reported at the park in as many weeks.
Minnesota Lake Shore: Couple Charged for Dumping Human Body Parts in Plastic Bags
Two individuals have been arrested and charged after the discovery of human remains on the shore of Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota. Bradley Allen Weyaus, 21, of Isle, has been charged with second-degree murder, fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, and engaging in a corpse or death scene in which a body and evidence were concealed. His girlfriend, Alexis Marion Elling, 21, of Rochester, has been arrested and charged with assisting a perpetrator as an accomplice after the crime.
Rochester Woman Out Almost $2,000 After Falling Victim to Puppy Scam
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester Police Department says a local woman has likely fallen victim to the Puppy Scam. Police Captain Casey Moilanen said the victim posted about her dog dying in a Facebook group this past January. The woman said someone then reached out to her saying they had a puppy for sale for $450 in Council Bluffs, IA.
Hayfield man dies following crash in Dodge County, charges possible
(ABC 6 News) – An 83-year-old Hayfield man has died following a two-vehicle crash in Dodge County Friday. The crash happened just after 8 a.m. at 250th Ave and 720th Street. Authorities say Mark Moser, 60 of rural Hayfield, was traveling south on 250th Ave. while Robert Faulhaber, 83 of Hayfield was north when Moser crossed the center line and both vehicles ended up in the ditch.
Local Coffee Shop is Opening their Second Rochester Location Very Soon
We're getting excited! There's a local coffee shop and bakery in Rochester, Minnesota that is working on opening a second location. Now we know that they're pretty dang close to opening their doors. If you've been in Rochester for a minute you've probably noticed the large number of coffee shops...
Yoga session in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn.-There was yoga session at a consignment outdoor gear shop today. Inside Jan…
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