anthony randklev

Federal Charges Added Against Kidnapping And Sexual Assault Suspect

The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime

FERGUS FALLS, MN — A federal indictment has charged 39-year-old Anthony Randklev of Pelican Rapids with illegally possessing a firearm. The charge is the result of a July 22 incident in which Randklev is already charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a rural Fergus Falls woman. The convicted felon had a 12-gauge shotgun during the crime. He faces a mandatory minimum…

Otter Tail County Officer Cleared After Shooting At Kidnapping Suspect

Anthony Randklev was captured after abducting and sexually assaulting a 34-year-old woman near Fergus Falls in July

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Clay County Attorney’s office has cleared an Otter Tail County deputy of any wrong-doing for firing his weapon during the pursuit of Anthony Randklev. Officials determined that the actions of Deputy Zachary Eiferts were justified and that he acted in the defense of others. Randklev was captured after abducting and sexually assaulting a 34-year-old woman near Fergus…

Pelican Rapids Man Charged With Kidnapping & Sexually Assaulting Fergus Falls Woman

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A Pelican Rapids man charged with the sexual assault and kidnapping of a rural Fergus Falls woman appeared in court on Tuesday. 39-year-old Anthony Randklev was charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct and one count each for kidnapping, burglary, possession of a firearm by a felon, false imprisonment and fleeing. Police say he kidnapped a…

New Details Released On Abduction and Arrest In Otter Tail County

According to the Sheriff at around 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Randklev was armed as he entered an unlocked door into the home of Amber Simonson.

FERGUS FALLS, MN — The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office released new details on the kidnapping of a Fergus Falls woman. According to the Sheriff at around 1:50 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Randklev was armed as he entered an unlocked door into the home of Amber Simonson. Randklev forced Simonson into his vehicle. Simonson’s four children were home at the time…