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Couple Locked Boy in Dark Room; Shots Fired at Hunters: Crime Roundup

Here's a look at the crime headlines from the past week in the south metro.

The following stories first appeared during the past week on Patch sites in Dakota, Rice and Scott counties. To read the full articles, click on the headline links.


Apple Valley-Rosemount

Police: Shots Fired Following Dispute Between Duck Hunters

Dakota County deputies arrested one man following the alleged shooting incident, which occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. No one was injured.

Apple Valley Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Boy

The alleged victim, now 16, told police that Andrew Stephen Gryskiewicz, 27, sexually abused him on three separate occasion starting at the age of seven.

Jeremy Alexander Johnson, 18, is accused of assaulting a classmate during a football game in gym class.


Burnsville

Man Charged with Allegedly Trying to Beat Dog to Death with Baseball Bat

Edward Michael Scullion Jr. of Bloomington has been charged with bludgeoning his dog on the head in September in a park on the Eagan-Burnsville border.

Burnsville Man Runs Afoul of Minneapolis Police—Allegedly Feigns Unconsciousness

Wesley Rayvon Johnson, who asked arresting officers to speak to his mother last month, has now been charged with leading Minneapolis police on a high-speed chase that apparently ended with a dramatic performance.


Eagan

Police say Angela Marie and Gregory Allan Danner kept Angela's 15-year-old son locked in a basement bedroom with no bed and no lights, forcing him to do as many as 2,000 pushups a day.

Jason Blackwell Johnson faces one count of terroristic threats and two counts of domestic assault for harassing and threatening to kill a female victim.


Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights Man Sought on Child Pornography Charges

A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for Patrick Scherer, 26, on four felony charges possession of child pornography.

Minneapolis Man Accused of Passing Fake Traveler’s Checks in Inver Grove

Anthony Eugene Campbell is charged with two felonies in the Inver Grove Heights incidents.

Former Student Teacher Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor in Facebook Photo Case

Jenna Anne Schultz was accused of sending a naked photo of herself to a 17-year-old male student at Simley High School.


Lakeville

Farmington Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Police say Joshua Vernon Reger had hundreds of images and videos of child pornography on his laptop computer when authorities seized it.

Lakeville Couple Claims Kennel Negligently Allowed Dog to Escape

Peter and Patricia Fahnlander claim that Jo Hall, the owner of the Lazy Leash, allowed their German shepherd, Sheba, to escape. Sheba was hit by a motorcycle and had to be destroyed.


Northfield

Rice County's Most Wanted for November

A rundown of the top suspects for which the Rice County’s Sheriff’s Office is searching.

Here's a visual look back at the last month's reports of thefts from autos to Northfield Police.

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