A Stearns County sheriff's sergeant has been sentenced to nine months in jail for criminal sexual conduct and providing alcohol to minors. Phil Meemken was also fined up to $3,300 at his sentencing Thursday.
Stearns County is considering its next move now that a Stearns County Sheriff's sergeant has pleaded guilty in a criminal sexual conduct case. Officials are investigating whether they can collect on Phil Meemken's salary and benefits paid out while on leave.
A Stearns County sheriff's deputy has reached a plea deal on charges that he sexually abused three teenagers. Sergeant Phil Meemken reached the deal today as jury selection was scheduled to begin for his trial in Anoka County.
The criminal sexual conduct trial of a Stearns County sheriff's deputy has been delayed again, this time because of a murder trial in Anoka County that has forced the prosecutor to ask for a continuance.
The criminal sexual conduct trial of a Stearns County sheriff's sergeant has been pushed back to January. Phil Meemken's trial was previously scheduled to start in Anoka County October 3rd. A Stearns County judge recently ruled the trial should be moved out of Stearns County because of pre…
A judge has granted an accused Stearns County Sheriff's Sergeant a change of venue in his criminal sexual conduct case. Judge Vicki Landwehr ruled Phil Meemken can have his trial moved out of Stearns County because of pretrial publicity.