Face coverings required in court facilities.
The response to COVID-19 has impacted access to courthouses and may change the way cases are handled.
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This case was filed in Hennepin County District Court on June 3, 2020. This page includes all public documents filed in the case, and other information that will be helpful to media covering the case. More information about the case is available by accessing the register of actions in the district court case management system.
 

Documents (with the most recent documents posted on top):

August 13, 2020

August 12, 2020

August 7, 2020

August 5, 2020

July 31, 2020

July 28, 2020

July 27, 2020

July 23, 2020

July 22, 2020

July 20, 2020

July 17, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 9, 2020

June 30, 2020

June 29, 2020

June 28, 2020

June 26, 2020

June 25, 2020

June 24, 2020

June 23, 2020

June 22, 2020

June 19, 2020

June 18, 2020

June 16, 2020

June 12, 2020

June 11, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 9, 2020

June 8, 2020

June 5, 2020

June 4, 2020

June 3, 2020

The next hearing in this case is scheduled to take place at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11.

Media

Instructions for media interested in attending the next hearing in this case, including information on reserving a seat, will be posted here when they are available.

General Public

Instructions for members of the public interested in attending the next hearing in this case, including information on reserving a seat, will be posted here when they are available.

Cameras in Court Facilities

Recording devices are allowed in Minnesota District Courts under the conditions prescribed in Rule 4 of the General Rules of Practice. Media covering cases by audio/visual means are expected to be fully aware of all details contained in the Rule.

For more information about camera use Hennepin County Court locations, please read the Memorandum of Understanding Governing the Usage of Cameras and Recording Devices in Fourth District Court Facilities (pdf).

COVID-19 Safety Measures

Hennepin County has implemented additional requirements for entry to all county buildings, which include all Hennepin County District Court courthouses. All visitors will be required to:
  • Wear a face covering
  • Maintain 6 feet of social distance.
Do not enter the building if you have had any COVID-19 symptoms.

You will be required to follow Minnesota Department of Health social distancing guidelines while in the courthouse. Learn more about safety measures all courthouses are following to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by visiting the Reopening webpage.

Learn more about how courts have responded to COVID-19 by the Emergency webpage.

Rules of Criminal Procedures

The Minnesota Rules of Criminal Procedure govern the court procedures in prosecutions of felonies, gross misdemeanors, misdemeanors, and petty misdemeanors in the Minnesota State District Courts.  Questions about the procedures for hearings and other parts of the case process can be addressed by referring to these rules.