Moorhead Shooting Suspect Faces Second-Degree Murder Charge

Brandon Elliot

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development in a case that has gripped Moorhead, Minnesota, Brandon C. Elliott, previously entangled in a drug investigation following an October shooting incident, is now behind bars facing a grave second-degree murder charge. Elliott’s arrest, captured in a bystander’s video near the intersection of 20th Street and 20th… Continue reading Moorhead Shooting Suspect Faces Second-Degree Murder Charge

Ada Man Charged with Second-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Gaylin Olson

ADA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing case from Ada, Minnesota, 70-year-old Gaylin Olson faces a serious charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. Court documents reveal a juvenile female victim reported that Olson inappropriately touched her breasts and buttocks between August 2nd and 3rd, 2023. In a startling confession, Olson voluntarily approached the Ada Police… Continue reading Ada Man Charged with Second-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Teen Charged with Second-Degree Murder After Fatally Shooting Ex-Girlfriend in Fridley

Teen Charged with Second-Degree Murder After Fatally Shooting Ex-Girlfriend in Fridley

FRIDLEY, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic incident that has shaken the Fridley community, a 17-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder after confessing to fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend last week. According to court documents, the teenager admitted to pulling out a stolen gun during an argument and firing at his ex-girlfriend, 18-year-old Jayden Lee… Continue reading Teen Charged with Second-Degree Murder After Fatally Shooting Ex-Girlfriend in Fridley

Warren Man Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Unintentional Murder of Ex-Wife

Warren, Minnesota (trfnews.i234.me) – On Friday, December 22, Anders Leland Odegaard, 32, pleaded guilty to second-degree unintentional murder involving his ex-wife, Carissa Odegaard. This development came after an Alford plea was withdrawn due to the victim’s family not being informed, a procedural requirement for such agreements. The plea hearing, a culmination of extensive discussions between… Continue reading Warren Man Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Unintentional Murder of Ex-Wife

Thief River Falls Man Arrested for Second-Degree Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Thief River Falls, (trfnews.i234.me) – Robert Joel Narvaiz, a 23-year-old resident of Thief River Falls, found himself in police custody after a series of alarming incidents on December 17th. Authorities responded to multiple 911 calls reporting an attempt by Narvaiz to run over another individual in the 300 block of Third St. E. Eyewitnesses on… Continue reading Thief River Falls Man Arrested for Second-Degree Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Scott Stephen Oistad Granted Stay of Sentence for Second-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Scott Stephen Oistad

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – Scott Stephen Oistad, a resident of Strandquist, Minnesota, was granted a stay of sentence on Friday, Dec. 15, for second-degree criminal sexual conduct. The case stemmed from an incident in February 2022 when a juvenile under the age of 14 reported inappropriate touching by Oistad on multiple occasions, leading to… Continue reading Scott Stephen Oistad Granted Stay of Sentence for Second-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

Kenneth Law Faces 14 Charges of Second-Degree Murder

OTTAWA (trfnews.i234.me) – Canadian Kenneth Law is facing 14 charges of second-degree murder, in addition to the previous 14 charges of counseling or aiding suicide. The 58-year-old is accused of assisting more than a dozen individuals in Ontario in ending their lives by mailing them poison, specifically sodium nitrite. Law’s alleged actions expanded beyond Canada,… Continue reading Kenneth Law Faces 14 Charges of Second-Degree Murder

East Grand Forks Man Granted Stay of Sentence for Second-Degree Drug Sales:

POLK COUNTY, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – Lucas Allen Ostlund, a 21-year-old from East Grand Forks, was recently granted a stay of sentence on December 14 for his involvement in second-degree drug sales within a prohibited zone. Arrested in April following a warrant to search his residence due to multiple outstanding warrants, the case involves a significant… Continue reading East Grand Forks Man Granted Stay of Sentence for Second-Degree Drug Sales:

Fatal Stabbing at Edina Bus Stop: Adam Garcia Charged with Second-Degree Murder

Incident Overview Date: November 22, 2023 Location: Bus stop outside Cub Foods along York Avenue South, Edina Details Adam Garcia, aged 32, is facing charges of second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of 62-year-old Christian Lundegaard at an Edina bus stop. The incident occurred on the evening of November 22, with a confrontation captured by… Continue reading Fatal Stabbing at Edina Bus Stop: Adam Garcia Charged with Second-Degree Murder

Thief River Falls woman pleads guilty to second-degree arson

Meranda Kae Lindgren

PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — A Thief River Falls woman accused of intentionally starting a fire in her residence changed her plea on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Meranda Kae Lindgren, 34, was charged with first-degree arson in August 2022. The charge has a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and $20,000 in fines. On Tuesday, Lindgren… Continue reading Thief River Falls woman pleads guilty to second-degree arson