The first of four people charged with sex trafficking crimes involving a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced. A Stearns County judge sentenced 27-year-old Ashley Pick-Gassama to seven-and-a-half years in prison. She must also register as a predatory offender.
The Stearns County Attorney's Office plans to convene a grand jury in the case against a man accused of killing his grandparents last month. According to court records, a notice of intent has been filed to convene the grand jury in the case of 33-year-old Gregory Scheel of Paynesville.
A St. Cloud psychologist has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with one of his patients. Forty-six-year-old Eric Felsch pleaded guilty to 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct while acting as a psychotherapist to the patient.