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DNA can make a big difference


DNA evidence can be a powerful tool for investigators who are looking to solve crimes, and technology advances in recent years are helping just as much, if not more. Late last year, Rosemount police were able to solve a three-year-old burglary, based on DNA found on a popsicle package.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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