MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vehicle found, but U student still missing
BURNSVILLE, Minn. - Police have found the vehicle they were looking for, but continue investigating the disappearance of a 20-year-old U of M student.
Anarae Schunk was last seen early Sunday morning with the man suspected of shooting another man to death in the parking lot of a Burnsville bar Saturday night. Burnsville Police Sgt. Rory Bochniak says the suspect's vehicle was located yesterday but Bochniak isn't saying where or whether the vehicle provided any clues to Schunk's disappearance The suspect, who is not cooperating with police, is currently in Dakota County jail awaiting formal charges. A private citizen is offering a five-thousand-dollar reward for information on Schunk's whereabouts.
Investigators believe a large fire Wednesday afternoon at Oak Hills Bible College near Bemidji was accidental. The blaze broke out in a campus dining hall and flames engulfed about half the building. Thirty-four firefighters used five fire engines and 15-thousand gallons of water to contain the blaze to kitchen and storage rooms. No injuries were reported. The official cause is still under investigation.
A St. Cloud man faces felony criminal damage to property charges for allegedly vandalizing homes and businesses with graffiti. Police searched a residence Wednesday where they found multiple items of evidence and arrested the 23-year-old suspect. Investigators say he tagged properties downtown and on the south side of St. Cloud with the word "physics" between July 18th and mid-September. Police have 27 documented reports of this graffiti with damages estimated at five-thousand dollars. The suspect was booked in the Stearns County jail and released.