Court news Dodge County
Note: The Police Blotter often contains sensitive information. With this in mind, block numbers deliberately do not indicate a specific address.
The following misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors were heard in Dodge County District Court the week of April 23 — 30:
Isaac J. Colon Del Valle, 24, Burnsville, speeding, $280; Gary A. English, 54, Jacksonville, IL, violation of order for protection, 16 days in county jail and no contact with victim; Mark W. Halverson-Wente, 57, Dodge Center, hands free violation, $130; Kyler E. Johnson, 23, Dodge Center, seat belt, $105; Reed A. Kvittem, 63, Wanamingo, vehicle gross weight violation, $280; Brennan C. Millhouse, 23, Rochester, revoked license and no insurance, $480; Xinshi Yang, 57, Brooklyn, NY, hands free violation, $130.
Kennedy S. Ellinghuysen, 24, Kasson, parking violation, $32; Bonnie L. Erpelding, 60, Kasson, hands free violation, $130; Shantel R. Hrtanek, 35, Kasson, parking violation, $32; Jacob S. Jarrett, 31, Austin, revoked license, $280; David M. Packer, 41, Kasson, parking violation, $32.
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Grant J. Duffy, 60, Waseca, speeding, $120; Aziza A. Gaal, 25, Rochester, speeding, $140; Arpit Gupta, 30, Rochester, speeding, $220; Isaac J. Schmitz, 40, Hayfield, possession of paraphernalia, $130; Natallia L. Schneider, 18, Hayfield, speeding, $140.
Blotter Spotlight: Extortion: On April 25 at 9:21 p.m., an extortion incident occurred in the 400 block of 3rd St. NE in Hayfield.
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office handled 186 complaints during the week of April 19 — 25:
Suspicion: At 12:54 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a smoldering fire pit in the 500 block of Main St. E. in Dodge Center.
Environment: At 1:06 p.m., a recliner was dumped in the ditch at 720th St. and 210th Ave. in Hayfield.
Suspicion: Deputies received a report of clothing in the ditch at U.S. Hwy. 14 and 130th Ave. in Claremont at 7:37 p.m.
Suspicion: At 1:11 p.m., a suspicious male was tampering with a sign at State Hwy. 57 and County Road 15 in Mantorville.
Disturbance: Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 60700 block of 252nd Ave. in Mantorville at 8:13 p.m.
Fire: Deputies responded to a barn fire in the 23300 block of 650th St. in Kasson at 6:58 a.m.
Domestic: Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Front St. E. in Claremont at 9:23 a.m.
Juvenile: Deputies received a juvenile complaint from the 900 block of Clay St. in Mantorville at 6:16 p.m.
Child Neglect: Deputies received a report of child abuse from the 62600 block of 130th Ave. in Claremont at 5:27 p.m.
Harassment: At 9:39 a.m., a harassment incident occurred at Triton High School.
Sexual Assault: Deputies began an investigation of sexual assault in Hayfield at 2:28 p.m.
Larceny: Deputy took a theft report in the 24700 block of 619th St. in Mantorville at 6:22 p.m.
Kasson Police Department
The Kasson Police Department handled 112 complaints during the week of April 19 — 25:
Child Protection: Police received a child protection report from 5th Ave. SE at 7:08 a.m.
Suspicion: Officers responded to suspicious activity in the 1400 block of 5th Ave. NE at 3:05 p.m. and at Mantorville Ave. S. and Main St. at 9:43 p.m.
Juvenile: Police received a juvenile complaint from the 600 block of 3rd Ave. SW at 6:16 p.m.
Suspicion: Officers responded to suspicious activity in the 500 block of 1st St. NE at 1:06 a.m. and the 100 block of 16th St. NE at 1:34 p.m.
Child Protection: Police received a child protection report from the 200 block of Sunset Ave. at 11:52 a.m.
Probation: Police conducted probation checks in the 500 block of Veterans Memorial Highway W. at 9:39 p.m. and the 500 block of 2nd Ave. SW at 10:43 p.m.
Noise: Police received a noise complaint from the 300 block of Countryview St. at 11:08 p.m.
Juvenile: Police received a juvenile complaint from the 1000 block of 4th Place NW at 10:08 p.m.
Suspicion: Officers found suspicious activity at County Hwy. 34 and County Road 9 S. at 10:07 p.m.
Welfare: Officer conducted a welfare check in the 1300 block of 3rd St. NW at 1:54 a.m.
Harassment: Harassment incidents occurred in the 1400 block of 12th St. NW at 11:28 a.m. and the 1400 block of 6th Ave. SE at 12:34 p.m.
Suspicion: Officers responded to suspicious activity in the 100 block of 3rd St. NE at 1:16 p.m.
Disturbance: Police responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of 1st Ave. NE at 11:50 p.m.
Threats: Officers responded to a subject making threats in the 800 block of 5th Ave. NW at 1:57 p.m.
Suspicion: At 3:45 p.m., juveniles were throwing MNDOT signs in the river at Veterans Memorial Highway and 3rd Ave.
Juvenile: Police received a juvenile complaint from the 800 block of 5th Ave. NW at 5:08 p.m.
Vape: At 12:47 p.m., a student had a vape at ZED.
Suspicion: At 1:30 p.m., police found a male sitting in the road at 8th Ave. NW and 12th St. NW.
Suspicion: Officers responded to suspicious activity on Veterans Memorial Highway E. at 6:48 p.m.
Fraud: Officer took a fraud report on Sunset Ave. at 6:55 p.m.
WARRANTS: The following individuals have active warrants in Dodge County. The Sheriff provides
this information as a public service
- Aaron Dwayne Parkinson – FTA-plea hearing - $5,000 bail
- Miguel Antonio Perez – probation violation – body only
- Ricardo Torres Rodriguez – FTA-first appearance - $3,000 bail
- Ramon Jimenez Ruiz – FTA-pre-trial – body only
- Alejandro Jauregui Ruvalcava – probation violation – body only
- Alfonso Luis Sanchez – contempt of court – body only
- Berlin Guillermina Santiago – probation violation – body only
- Evan James Schaffer – FTA-first appearance – body only
- David Douglas Scheidt – FTA-order to show cause - $1,000 bail
- Brandon Ray Schwirtz – probation violation – body only
- Jason Richard Shadow – probation violation – body only
- Gage Allen Smith – FTA-contested omnibus – body only
- Oscar Julio Blas Tadeo – contempt of court - $10,000 bail
- Oscar Michael Trevino – probation violation – body only
- Kelly Lee Turner – probation violation – body only
- Megan Loring Verdouw-Gustine – probation violation – body only
- Joseph Marvin Whitt – probation violation – body only
- Bo Thomas Williams – probation violation – body only
- Brandon Lee Yennie – contempt of court – body only
- Morgan Ashley Young – promotion of prostitution - $30,000 bail