Monday, February 11, 2013
Dennis Michael Roy could face a maximum of 30 years in prison and $40,000 in fines. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 22.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us A Minneapolis man accused of raping a 5-year-old girl in 2008 has pleaded guilty to one felony count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Dennis Michael Roy, 44, could face a maximum of 30 years in prison and $40,000 in fines. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 22. Police say Roy assaulted the girl repeatedly at her former home in Eagan. The girl's mother contacted Dakota County Social Services about the alleged abuse in 2011. Roy, who was arrested in Feb. 2012, pleaded guilty to the charge on Jan. 22, 2013, according to Minnesota court records. Roy has a lengthy criminal history, including two convictions for domestic …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Christopher Robert Nicholls, 22, faces one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for the alleged assault.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter| Blog for us A Burnsville man is facing a single felony charge after police say he pushed a woman into a bedroom and sexually assaulted her during a party at an Eagan apartment. Christopher Robert Nicholls, 22, was charged with one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Police were dispatched to an apartment complex in Eagan at 2:07 a.m. on Oct. 21. When they arrived, they spoke with a female victim, who said she had attended a party that evening with her boyfriend and a number of other people. The woman told police she was walking out of a bedroom when she encountered a …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Recently released records show two Dakota County men were listed in the Boy Scouts' confidential "perversion files," which barred them from volunteering with the Scouts.
An Eagan man and an Apple Valley man were, in the 1980s, listed by the Boy Scouts of America in a confidential file, dubbed the "perversion files," for being connected to allegations of sexual abuse and homosexuality. The files were released Thursday by order of the Oregon Supreme Court. They were used as evidence in a 2010 lawsuit against the Scouts in a molestation case that resulted in a jury awarding $20 million to a man molested by an assistant scoutmaster in the 1980s. The files include the names of more than 1,200 people from across the country, including 23 from Minnesota, whom the Boy Scouts suspected might be child abusers. Because many of the men listed in the "perversion files" have not been charged or convicted of crimes, …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Police also responded to a criminal sexual conduct call, and rescued an intoxicated man from a road median.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Editor's note: Eagan Patch regularly posts selections taken from the Eagan Police Department incident reports. All addresses in the reports are approximate. Sept. 28 2:49 p.m.—Police responded to a suspicious person call at the intersection of Cinnamon Ridge Trail and Slater Road. The caller told police that they had received information that two school-age children were going to be jumped once they left the bus. The caller told police the planned attack was orchestrated by a suspect police arrested the previous day. The suspect thinks the family ratted him out to officers following his arrest, and wanted to get revenge, the caller said. 6:…
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Neil Walter Solberg, 81, is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct related to incidents that allegedly happened several years ago.
A former Eagan man is charged with criminal sexual conduct in Dakota County after police say he molested a pre-teen Apple Valley boy while serving as the boy's personal care attendant. Neil Walter Solberg, 81, who currently lives in Fort Meyers, Fla., is charged with felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, last fall Apple Valley police and a Dakota County social worker interviewed a 16-year-old Apple Valley boy who told them he had been sexually abused four or five years prior by a hired care attendant named Neil, allegedly identified later in the investigation as Solberg. The boy told police he remembered going into his bedroom to "fake wrestle" with Solberg, the complaint says. He said he …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Mark Pappas, a 61-year old Eagan man, has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly exposing himself in the presence of teenagers at Rosemount's Robert Trail Library.
A 61-year old Eagan man was arrested on Friday for allegedly exposing his genitals at the Robert Trail Library in Rosemount. Mark Pappas has been charged with two counts of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct in relation to the incident. In a Rosemount Town Pages article, according to a Dakota County criminal complaint, Rosemount police began investigating reports of a man exposing himself in the library on May 8. Pappas allegedly visited the library regularly at the times which Rosemount Middle School children arrived after school to do homework or wait for rides. Pappas was known to be a regular at the library, coming in at around the same time each day since 2009, the investigation uncovered. Rosemount police officers set up …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
One of the two people involved in the incident was an 18-year-old, according to Eagan police reports.
March 27 8:48 a.m.—Police responded to a threats/stalking call on the 3300 block of Terminal Dr. A woman in the process of getting a divorce told police her husband called and threatened to kill her. 3:28 p.m.—Police responded to a theft report on the 2800 block of Lexington Ave. A woman told police that someone—potentially a relative—stole her jewelry and sold it to a pawn shop. Police confirmed that the pieces in question were pawned. 6:44 p.m.—Police and fire units responded to a fire complaint on the 4200 block of Sunrise Rd. A caller told responders that large amounts of furniture were being put into a bonfire, which he estimated had flames 15 feet high. Fire units issued a warning to the person responsible for the fire. March 28 4:42…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Officers responded to several theft and threats/stalking calls, according to the Eagan police reports for Mar. 6-12.
Mar. 6 10:26 a.m.—Police responded to a threats/stalking incident on the 1700 block of Yankee Doodle Rd. The reporting party told officers he or she had received a letter threatening to shoot someone. Police took the letter to be printed. 12:49 p.m.—Police responded to a criminal sexual conduct call on the 2200 block of Diffley Rd. 3:13 p.m.—Police responded to a suspicious person report from the 1800 block of Silver Bell Rd. The reporting party, a 66-year-old man, told police that a suspect called him on the phone, identified himself as a Microsoft technician and convinced him to pay $300 for a scan of his computer to remove viruses. 11:57 p.m.—Police responded to a threats/stalking report on the 900 block of Wescott Sq. A woman told …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Dennis Michael Roy, 43, faces one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
A Minneapolis man could face as many as 30 years in prison for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a five-year-old female relative. Dennis Michael Roy, 43, was charged with one felony count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Police say Roy assaulted the girl at her former home in Eagan over Memorial Day weekend in 2008. The girl's mother contacted Dakota County Social Services about the alleged abuse last April, according to a criminal complaint filed on Jan. 29. The girl is now 8 years old, the complaint said. Roy has a lengthy criminal history, including two convictions for domestic assault, three convictions for disorderly conduct and a second-degree burglary conviction.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Dakota County Juvenile Court Judge Kathryn Messerich sentenced William Donald Maloney, 18, to an adult prison sentence of almost 8.5 years, but stayed the execution of the sentence.
An Eagan teenager pleaded guilty today to charges stemming from a series of incidents in which he stalked three teenage girls, sexually assaulted one girl, burglarized three homes and stole underwear from the girls. Originally charged with eight different felonies from incidents dating back to June 2010, 18-year-old William Donald Maloney pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary, first-degree attempted burglary, first-degree burglary with a sexual assault and fourth-degree attempted criminal sexual conduct. Maloney's crimes spanned from June 2010 to Sept. 2011, when he was 16- and 17-years-old. Using the rules of extended juvenile jursidiction, Dakota County Juvenile Court Judge Kathryn Messerich sentenced Maloney to an adult prison …