Scott County

You can find Scott County in the southeastern region of Minnesota bordering both Sibley County and Dakota County. It’s one of the fastest growing counties in Minnesota with a 55% increase in income since 1990. It’s also one of the more populated counties in Minnesota with approximately 130,000 residents. The fast-growing economy and population are of course beneficial, but it also means that crime is more prevalent in Scott County.

Everyday law enforcement keeps a keen eye out for offenders. Both local and county agencies have set up investigative units to tackle crimes including DWI, violent crimes, sex offenses, and white-collar crimes. These units equip officers with the latest technology and resources designed to investigate suspects. For this reason and many others, it’s highly recommended you secure legal representation if you’ve been charged with a crime.

Shakopee Criminal Defense Attorney |Scott County, Minnesota

You might be tempted to defend yourself or hire a public defender for your criminal charges. While those options are out there for you, most legal professionals would advise against them. If you’ve been charged with a crime in Scott County Minnesota, then it’s within your best interest to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney like James Blumberg.

Attorney Blumberg of James Blumberg Law has spent over 15 years advocating for his clients in the courtroom. Both him and his legal team have the skills, resources, and dedication needed to fight your charges. Don’t wait another moment to secure your freedom and call James Blumberg Law at (952) 431-7758.

James Blumberg Law accepts clients throughout the greater Scott County area including Le Sueur County, Sibley County, Carver County, Dakota County, and Rice County.

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Crimes Committed in Scott County, MN

  • Felony Assault
  • Kidnapping / False Imprisonment
  • Stalking /Cyberstalking
  • Violations of Probation
  • Arson
  • Illegally Possessing Firearms
  • Burglary
  • DWI
  • High BAC DWI
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Domestic Violence Crimes
  • Robbery
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Furnishing a Firearm to a Minor
  • Intentional Discharge of Firearm
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft
  • Prostitution
  • Serious Traffic Crimes
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Assault
  • Assault on an Unborn Child
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Worthless Checks

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Scott County Crime Statistics

Every year law enforcement in Scott County must submit their arrest information to the FBI. That information is then inputted into the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program, which is a nationwide program collecting arrest data nationwide. The purpose of UCR is so FBI and the public can view arrest trends and study it in the future.

All the data below was drawn from UCR reports involving Scott County in Minnesota.

  • Law enforcement overall arrested and charged 9 people with violent crimes
  • 2 people were arrested and charged with rape
  • Data indicated that 6 people were charged with aggravated assault
  • Arrest records also revealed that 139 people were charged with property crimes
  • Law enforcement agencies recorded that 21 people were charged with burglary
  • In Scott County, data revealed 112 arrests for a type of theft

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Scott County Court Resources

Scott County Courthouse – Visit the official website for the Scott County District Court and learn about their online and in-person services. Access the site to read information about the First Judicial District Administration, e-filing and e-serving services, the court calendar, how to request a copy of court records, and more.

Minnesota Court of Appeals – Visit the official website for the Minnesota Court of Appeals, which reviews all final trial verdicts as well as decisions for state agencies and local governments. Access their site to learn more about court rules, past opinions for appeals, court documents, appellate forms, and other important information.

Minnesota Supreme Court – Visit the official website for the Supreme Court for Minnesota, the last resort for defendants looking for a criminal appeal. Access their site to learn who’s on the court, read their court rules, learn about their past opinion on past cases, directions to the courthouse, and answers to frequently asked questions for the court.

District Attorney for Scott County– Visit the official website for the District Attorney for Carver County, Ron Hocevar, who was sworn in as the county attorney in January 2015. Access the site to find helpful links, download important forms, look at past highlighted cases, and other important information you may need.

The Minnesota Statutes – Visit the official website for the Office of the Revisor of Statutes to read the current Minnesota legislation. Access the site to look up laws by chapter, topic, search a crime with their tool, as well as recent amendments or repeals.

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Scott County Law Enforcement Resources

Scott County Sheriff’s Office – Visit the official website for the Scott County Sheriff to learn more about their in-person and online services to residents. Access the site to read the jail roster, look up a police report, read a message from Sheriff Hennen, and peruse what self-help resources they have available.

Shakopee Police Department – Visit the official website for the Shakopee Police Department to see what they have to offer to Shakopee residents. Access the site to learn about the department, request a police report, look at their crime prevention tips, and more.

Minnesota State Patrol – Visit the official website for the Minnesota State Patrol, which is an agency dedicated to keeping Minnesota highways safe and to enforce traffic rules. Access the site to download important forms, peruse their self-help links and resources, and find the state patrol’s contact information.

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Scott County Cities We Serve

  • Belle Plaine
  • Jordan
  • Savage
  • Shakopee
  • Credit River
  • Elko New Market
  • New Prague
  • Prior Lake

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Scott County Criminal Defense Lawyer | Minnesota Criminal & DWI Defense

f you or someone you know has been accused of a crime, it’s imperative you seek an experienced Scott County criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. You can find that attorney today with James Blumberg Law. James Blumberg has over 15 years of practice and many of those years he served as a former prosecutor. His varied work experience may be an asset to you and your case. To learn more, set up your first consultation free.

Call (952) 431-7758 to set up a consultation with a skilled attorney. James Blumberg Law accepts clients throughout the greater Scott County area including Shakopee, Belle Plaine, Credit River, Prior Lake, Jordan, Elko New Market, and New Prague.

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