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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Wright County Sheriff Activity Report for period ending October 12, 2020

On October 5, Gordon Douglas Hocking, 52, of St. Cloud, was arrested in Stearns County on a Wright County warrant for violation of a no contact order.

On October 5, Jayme Lee Finch, 34, of Rogers, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for counterfeiting of currency and Sherburne County and Stearns County warrants for theft.

On October 5, Edmund John Richter, 45, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on the charge of domestic assault.

On October 5, Lonnie James Baatz, 49, of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for 2nd degree DWI violations.

On October 5, Trevor Benjamin Marquette, 19, of Monticello, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct violations.

On October 6, Christopher Michael Good, 41, of Rockford, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for drug violations.

On October 6, Jeremy Alan Stangle, 39, of Otsego, was arrested in Otsego on the charge of 1st degree criminal damage to property.

On October 6, Jeremy Cromwell Phyle, 39, of Annandale, was arrested in Sherburne County on Wright County warrants for 2nd degree assault, violation of a harassment restraining order, theft and driving after suspension violations.

On October 7, John Russell Garthe, 45, of Maple Lake, was arrested in Maple Lake on a Wright County apprehension and detention order for a probation violation.

On October 7, Clayton Robert Kessler, 18, of Buffalo, was arrested in Stearns County on a MN Department of Corrections warrant for a parole violation.

On October 7, Matthew Scott Yunker, 22, of St. Michael, was arrested in St. Michael on the charge of 2nd degree DWI.

On October 8, Malique Amari Clark, 22, of Brooklyn Center, was arrested in Otsego on the charge of domestic assault.

On October 8, Carter Michael Steen, 27, of Rice, was arrested in Clearwater on a motor vehicle registration violation and a Morrison County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 8, Jordan Timothy Rudlong, 27, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on a Hennepin County warrant for 4th degree DWI.

On October 8, James Edward Bunch, 43, of Minneapolis, was arrested in Monticello on the charge of domestic assault.

On October 8, Elijah Alan Foss, 40, of Maple Plain, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for domestic assault violations.

On October 8, Mara Esther Buhr, 28, of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 8, Nathanial Lawrence Matten, 30, of Annandale, was arrested in Annandale on a McLeod County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 8, Steven Robert Keesling, 26, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on a Wright County warrant for robbery violations.

On October 8, Lamina May Harris, 43, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on a Hennepin County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 8, Shannon Marie Dimond, 39, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on the charge of 2nd degree DWI.

On October 8, Brayden Nolan Hannegrefs, 21, of Rockford, was arrested in Buffalo on a Wright County warrant for traffic violations.

On October 9, Wilbert Russell Wilcher, 40, of St. Paul, was arrested in Anoka County on a Wright County warrant for financial transaction card fraud violations.

On October 9, Michael Erin Kolstad, 40, of Champlin, was arrested in Hennepin County on a Wright County warrant for 1st degree criminal damage to property violations.

On October 9, Kenneth Davon Lewis, 29, of Anoka, was arrested in Ramsey County on a Wright County warrant for 2nd degree assault and a Dakota County warrant for theft.

On October 9, Brandon Michael Anderson, 32, of Howard Lake, was arrested in Howard Lake on the charge of driving after cancellation inimical to public safety.

On October 9, Leng Thao, 34, of St. Paul, was arrested in Monticello on the charge of violation of a domestic abuse no contact order and a Dakota County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 9, Alexander Robert Berthelsen, 28, of Montrose, was arrested in Montrose on a Wright County warrant for 5th degree possession of a controlled substance violation.

On October 9, Blake Henry Schauf, 30, of Maple Lake, was arrested in Cokato on the charge of violation of an order for protection.

On October 10, Randy Ole Lene, 33, of Monticello, was arrested in Monticello on the charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing.

On October 10, Christopher Michael Mevissen, 39, of Coon Rapids, was arrested in Otsego on a Wright County warrant for fleeing law enforcement, Dakota County and Hennepin County warrants for 3rd degree burglary and a Stearns County warrant for 1st degree sale of a controlled substance.

On October 10, Kolton Vern Neely, 22, of Alexandria, was arrested in Monticello on a Douglas County warrant for receiving stolen property.

On October 10, Shane Lee Jensen, 45, of Cold Spring, was arrested in Howard Lake on the charge of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance.

On October 10, Benjamin Howard Brown, 32, of Howard Lake, was arrested in Middleville Township on the charges of 5th degree possession of a controlled substance and weapon violations.

On October 10, Jennifer Ann Marie Uden, 39, no permanent address, was arrested in Monticello on a Wright County warrant for theft violations.

On October 10, Nicole Ann Dumont, 30, of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of 2nd degree DWI.

On October 11, Jade Norman Hanson, 20, of Howard Lake, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of 5th degree criminal sexual conduct.

On October 11, Montana Evelyn Marie Hedstrom, 29, of Underwood, was arrested in Monticello on a Hennepin County warrant for 3rd degree sale of a narcotic.


There were 14 Property Damage Accidents, 1 Personal Injury Accidents, 3 Hit and Run Accidents and 11 Car Deer Accidents. 

There were 3 arrests for DWI, 1 Underage Consumption arrests, 3 School Bus Stop Arm Violations and 101 tickets for miscellaneous traffic violations reported this week.