Monday, May 22, 2017

Public Safety

Detective Joel Hunt stands with Police Chief Keith Hiller. Hiller commended Hunt for his work, especially in regards to keeping children in the community safe from internet crimes.
The boys in blue got a special round of applause last week at the Owatonna Police Officer of the Year Recognition Banquet. The annual event is sponsored by the Moonlighter’s Exchange Club of Owatonna and was held at the Owatonna VFW hall. Over 100 people were in attendance on May 11 to congratulate...
When the Owatonna city council convened last week, it was to a larger crowd than usual. The Owatonna police force swore in eight officers and promoted one officer to sergeant. “This is one of the most favorite things I get to do,” Police Chief Hiller said as he looked over the newest members of his...
Students looking to go into law enforcement can receive some financial assistance through Minnesota’s sheriffs.  Dodge County Sheriff Scott Rose announced this week the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016. Rose said the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Board of Directors...
Bail has been set for $2 million for the alleged killer of a Medford man after the suspect made his first court appearance Thursday morning in Steele County. Judge Karen Duncan set Cyrus Noel Trevino’s bail at $2 million without conditions and $1.5 million with conditions. He is the 24-year-old...
The Steele County Attorney has charged the two suspects arrested in last week’s murder of a Medford man. Cyrus Trevino 24, of Owatonna has been charged with second-degree murder and Gerald Blevins, 36, Bemidji, has been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.   Both are schedule to...
UPDATE:   The two suspects arrested in last week’s homicide in Steele County are being held in the Steele County Jail. On Tuesday, Sheriff Lon Thiele announced his office arrested two men and they are being held on probable cause homicide. Arrested were Cyrus Noel Trevino, 24, of Owatonna and...
A man attending a social gathering in a pasture in rural Freeborn County has died after being hit by a vehicle. Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag identified the victim as Alex Dylan Tapp, 30, of Austin. The incident happened Saturday around 9:10 p.m. at 23595 890th Avenue just north of Oakland...
A Blooming Prairie couple faces 11 counts of tax evasion for allegedly failing to file income tax returns for a business they owned in Owatonna. The Steele County Attorney’s Office has charged Michael Ray Tapp, 43, and his wife, Sheridan Jo Tapp, 40, with multiple tax-related felonies and gross...

Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

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