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Trooper Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen

The Dakota County Attorney's Office has charged 36-year-old Shawn Barta with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the girl who authorities say is "cognitively delayed."

HASTINGS, Minn. – A Minnesota state trooper is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office has charged 36-year-old Shawn Barta with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving the girl who authorities say is “cognitively delayed.” The State Patrol has placed Barta on leave pending the outcome of the case and an internal investigation….

Overnight Motorcycle Chase Ends In Charges and Hospital

The motorcycle initially pulled to the shoulder and stopped, but when the State Trooper pulled up behind it, the driver fled westbound on 94. 

MOORHEAD, MN — On Monday, June 3, 2019 just after Midnight, a Minnesota State Trooper attempted to stop a motorcycle for speeding on Interstate 94 westbound, east of Moorhead. The motorcycle initially pulled to the shoulder and stopped, but when the State Trooper pulled up behind it, the driver fled westbound on 94. The State Trooper initiated a pursuit of…