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Prostitution Sting, Fatal Snowmobile Accident, Assault: Washington County Public Safety Roundup

Here's a weekly listing of crime incidents and police and fire related calls in Washington County.

The following is a collection of articles that appeared on Stillwater PatchWoodbury Patch and Oakdale Patch Feb. 17 through Feb. 23. Click on the headline to read the full article. 

Oakdale

Jail bookings information from Feb. 11 to Feb. 17 provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

A report of some of the incidents responded to by the Oakdale Fire Department.

Woodbury

Hill-Murray Football Coach Arrested in Fridley Prostitution Sting

Woodbury resident Mark Mauer was one of 19 men caught in a police sting operation in Fridley Tuesday.

Woodbury Encourages Residents to Sign Up for Code Red Emergency Alerts

People can sign up for the telephone notifications through the city’s website.

Stillwater

UPDATE: Snowmobiler Dies After Falling Through Ice on St. Croix River

A 22-year-old man died today after his snowmobile went through the ice on the St. Croix River in Bayport.

The snowmobiler who died on the St. Croix River in Bayport on Saturday has been identified as Billy Meister, 22, of Stillwater. He was a 2009 graduate of Hudson High School.

Josh Lynaugh was a 2001 graduate of Stillwater Area High School.

Washington County District Court

According to the Washington County Attorney's Office, the following people made their first appearance recently on felony or gross misdemeanor charges:

  • William Kirk Alexander, 42, of Oakdale, charged with first-degree burglary, terroristic threats and domestic assault.
  • Michael Wayne Richard Jones, 25, of Stillwater, charged with criminal vehicular homicide and DWI.
  • William Kirk Alexander, 42, of Oakdale, charged with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and driving with a revoked driver’s license.
  • William Kirk Alexander, 42, of Oakdale, charged with second-degree drug possession.
  • Charles Arthur Bell, 61, of Afton, charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13 years old.
  • Daniel John Kukuk, 25, of Stillwater, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Joseph Monroe Abbott, 42, of Pine Springs, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Andrew Gregory Moser, 18, of Lake Elmo, charged with simple robbery and fifth-degree assault.
  • Kristi Jean Hambleton, 23, of Woodbury, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Tanya Naomi Earles, 30, of Oakdale, charged with theft by swindle.
  • Hannah Lenore Mills, 18, of Blaine, charged with aiding and abetting theft.
  • James Gordon Hatella, 22, of Blaine, charged with aiding and abetting theft and theft.
  • Lyntrecia Denise Sullivan, 39, of Oakdale, charged with check forgery.
  • Michael Shawn Sheire, 37, of Farmington, charged with aggravated forgery, check forgery and identity theft.
  • Anthony John Gomez, 25, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Brion Charles Andert, 26, of Cottage Grove, charged with fifth-degree drug possession with a dangerous weapon.
  • Xue Her, 36, of South St. Paul, charged with aiding and abetting second-degree burglary and aiding and abetting possession of burglary tools.
  • Chou Chee Yang, 22, of St. Paul, charged with aiding and abetting second-degree burglary and aiding and abetting possession of burglary tools.
  • Cathy Moua, 27, of St. Paul, charged with aiding and abetting second-degree burglary.
  • Chase Aaron Peterson, 19, of Forest Lake, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Dustin Kenneth Berg, 22, of Chisago City, charged with fifth-degree drug possession.
  • Brandon Michael Crowley, 24, of Wyoming, charged with terroristic threats.
  • Nhan Lap Tran, 34, of Oakdale, charged with two counts of second-degree murder, attempted murder, felony assault and two counts of second-degree assault with a firearm.
  • Ashley Lynn Bjornstad, 20, of New Richmond, charged with fifth-degree drug possession. 

 

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