Melvin Bilbro Jr. Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder and Arson in Tragic Case

Melvin Bilbro Jr.

RAMSEY COUNTY, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – In a grim turn of events, Ramsey County Judge David Brown pronounced Melvin Bilbro Jr. guilty of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, and first-degree arson on February 2. The charges stemmed from the heinous crime of killing 43-year-old Shanna Renae Daniels and setting her North St. Paul apartment ablaze in 2022. Bilbro,… Continue reading Melvin Bilbro Jr. Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder and Arson in Tragic Case

Thief River Falls Man Charged with Felony First-Degree Burglary

Jason Polo Armijo

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jason Polo Armijo, a 43-year-old resident of Thief River Falls, faces charges of felony first-degree burglary for an incident occurring on December 22 at approximately 10:46 p.m. The event took place at an apartment located at 209-1/2 Main Ave. N. According to police reports, Armijo allegedly forced open his… Continue reading Thief River Falls Man Charged with Felony First-Degree Burglary

A Case of Fatal Poisoning: Former Mayo Clinic Doctor Faces First-Degree Murder Charge

ROCHESTER, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – Connor Bowman, a 30-year-old former Mayo Clinic doctor, has been indicted of first-degree premeditated murder following the alleged poisoning of his wife, Betty, in August 2023. Key Details of the Case: Initial Charges: Bowman was initially charged with second-degree murder in October. Wife’s Hospitalization and Death: Betty Bowman was hospitalized on August… Continue reading A Case of Fatal Poisoning: Former Mayo Clinic Doctor Faces First-Degree Murder Charge

East Grand Forks man pleads not guilty to first-degree methamphetamine sales

Noah Tyrell Hawkins

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development from Polk County court, an East Grand Forks resident, Noah Tyrell Hawkins, 25, waived his omnibus hearing set for Wednesday, Jan. 3, and entered a plea of not guilty to three serious first-degree drug charges. Each of these charges carries a substantial maximum penalty of 30… Continue reading East Grand Forks man pleads not guilty to first-degree methamphetamine sales

Wannaska Man Charged with First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct for 2012 Alleged Assault

ROSEAU COUNTY (trfnews.i234.me) – Marc Raymond Stoltenberg, a 26-year-old resident of Wannaska, is facing serious legal consequences as he has been charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The charges stem from incidents that allegedly occurred in 2012 when Stoltenberg was 15 years old. Stoltenberg appeared in court for the first time on… Continue reading Wannaska Man Charged with First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct for 2012 Alleged Assault

Indictment for First-Degree Murder in Bloomington Stabbing Case

MINNEAPOLIS (trfnews.i234.me) – Adam Roring, 44, accused of fatally stabbing 74-year-old Mark Novak and injuring his 72-year-old wife in their Bloomington home, has been indicted on first-degree murder charges. Initially charged with second-degree murder, Roring now faces additional charges of premeditated first-degree murder, attempted premeditated first-degree murder, and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. The incident… Continue reading Indictment for First-Degree Murder in Bloomington Stabbing Case