VALLEYFAIR

Sexual Assault Case Dropped after Minnesota Agents Mix Up DNA

The BCA says it will continue to work on the case.

MINNEAPOLIS–Prosecutors have thrown out rape charges filed against a convicted sex offender accused of attacking an employee at a Twin Cites amusement park in 2018 after his attorney discovered investigators mixed up the DNA tests. 27-year-old Austin Jeffrey Jones was scheduled to stand trial next week on two charges related to the alleged assault at Valleyfair in Shakopee. A defense…

Valleyfair Closed Early Due To Multiple Fights During “ValleySCARE”

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident and police have no evidence of any weapon being used

SHAKOPEE, Minn. —¬†Valleyfair in the Twin Cities was closed early Saturday night after things got out of hand in the theme park. The Shakopee Police Department responded to reports of multiple fights at the park, and the number of individuals running throughout the park “increased substantially” making it “difficult to control.” Police then decided to clear the park of all…