A Coon Rapids man’s appeal against his felony drug conviction in Anoka County District Court has been denied in a unanimous ruling filed Sept. 29 by a three-judge Minnesota Court of Appeals panel.
Minnesota Court of Appeals
A man had his felony burglary conviction for an incident in Coon Rapids dismissed by Anoka County District Court Aug. 29 after the jury verdict was reversed by the Minnesota Court of Appeals earlier in the month and remanded for a new trial.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals heard arguments from the Minnesota Voters Alliance and Anoka-Hennepin District 11 Oct. 25. The arguments centered on whether a brochure the district circulated before a 2011 levy referendum was campaign literature or informational and whether financial reports should have been filed because it was allegedly promotional.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals June 25 ruled that a convicted murderer must serve extra time in prison because his actions resulted in a 14-year-old boy being the first person to find his slain mother.
There will be no new trial in the case involving Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) and the families of four young people killed in a collision with a freight train in Anoka in 2003.
Anoka High School alum Margaret Chutich has been appointed to the bench of the Minnesota Court of Appeals.