Crime Roundup: Three Men Listed in Boy Scouts' 'Perversion Files'

In other crime news around the region, a Rosemount man is charged with statutory rape, and Eagan police arrest a man accused of bludgeoning a dog with a baseball bat.

The following stories first appeared on Patch sites throughout the South Metro region during the past week. To read the full stories, click on the headline links.

Dakota County

Eagan, Apple Valley, Burnsville Men Named in Boy Scouts' 'Perversion Files'

Recently released records show three Dakota County men, one each from Apple Valley, Eagan and Burnsville, were listed in the Boy Scouts' confidential "perversion files," which barred them from volunteering with the Scouts.

Apple Valley-Rosemount

Rosemount Man Charged with Statutory Rape of 14-Year-Old

Police say Joshua Robert Hare knew the victim's age when he had sex with her last spring.


Burnsville Man Charged with Assaulting Brother After Garbage Argument

Police say Ahmed Mohamud Aden hit his brother in the head with a plate, inflicting an injury that required more than 20 stitches to close.

Police: Burnsville Woman Swindled Store with Phony Discounts, Coupons

Ivory Ardell King allegedly gave fraudulent discounts, coupons and price reductions to one customer and swindled the store out of more than $3,000.

Prior Lake High Defaced by Vandals—Circumstances Suggest Burnsville Culprit

Authorities are offering a $200 reward to anyone with information about the identity of the graffiti artists who struck Prior Lake High on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.


Eagan Police Arrest Man Accused of Bludgeoning Dog with Baseball Bat

Police found "Tippy", a black lab mix, in a remote area straddling the border of Eagan and Burnsville.

Charges: Man Leads Eagan Police on Car Chase Through Eagan Neighborhoods

Police say Patrick John Boran fled from police through residential neighborhoods at speeds that reached 50 mph.

Inver Grove Heights

Former Student Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sending Naked Pics to Simley Student

Jenna Anne Schultz, 26, is scheduled to appear at a settlement conference on Nov. 28 and, if necessary, a jury trial Dec. 17.

Thomas Tonda Given 180 Days in Jail, Community Service for Attack on IGH Hockey Coach

"We are pleased to have brought Thomas Tonda to justice for his criminal conduct," Dakota County Attorney Jim Backstrom said after sentencing.


Three-Day Drinking Binge Leads to Hospital, Arrest

Subject had an active felony warrant out of Oak Park Heights for a release violation. 

Mendota Heights

Suicidal Man at Center of Bridge Standoff on Probation for Sex Offense

Eagan police say 37-year-old Oudone Xiong, of St. Paul, was on probation for a first-degree criminal sexual conduct conviction.


Northfield Man Charged with Home Burglary, Heroin Possession

Police say Taylor Collin Heckers acted as the lookout during a home burglary that netted jewelry—including a diamond ring worth several thousands of dollars.

Northfield Man Charged with Leading Police on High-Speed Chase

Police say Patrick John Boran fled police through residential neighborhoods at speeds that reached 50 mph.


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