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Rosemount man faces assault charge

A 39-year-old Rosemount man faces felony charges of domestic assault following an April 24 incident.

Neighbors called to report Thomas James Moeller, a 39-year-old from Rosemount was of attacking his girlfriend of 11 years. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Moeller's girlfriend reported that Moeller twisted her arm, hit her mouth, and put his hands around her neck for some time.

There were visible marks on her lip and she had a swollen wrist.

This was not Moeller's first domestic assault charge. He was charged in 2003 against the same victim. If convicted of felony domestic assault, Moeller could spend up to five years in jail. He could be fined up to $10,000.

Bloomington man faces drug charge

34-year-old Blair Charles Bissel of Bloomington has been charged with possession of controlled substance in the fifth degree.

On April 4, 2011, Rosemount police officers found a pill container with six pills, later identified as Ativan containing Lorazepam, and a small amount of marjuana on Bissel.

Bissel was charged in 1998 for possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and was placed on probation for 10 years. Bissel could face up to 10 years in jail if convicted.

Man faces

drug charge

32-year-old Casey Patrick Ray of Brooklyn Park was charged with driving under the influence of the fourth degree on January 23, 2011 near 160th Street West and Elmhurst Avenue. Ray was pulled over by a Rosemount police officer for driving erratically. When he was pulled over, the officer noticed the smell of alcohol on Ray's breath. Ray's blood alcohol content was at .12.

Later, the arresting officer found three green pills, later identified as Klonopin, in the back of his squad car.

If convicted for driving under the influence in the fourth degree, Ray could face up to 90 days in jail.

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