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Post Bulletin Reporter Mark Wasson

Mark Wasson

Public Safety Reporter

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn.

He graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Journalism.

Mark enjoys eating pizza with his dog and watching Parks and Rec.

Readers can reach Mark at

Timothy Jay Griffin, 55, was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for sexually assaulting a juvenile in her home over a number of years.
Loretta Lynn Taylor, 54, and Thomas James Wiechmann, 56, are accused of making hundreds of thousand of unauthorized charges on Reichel Foods credit card accounts.
Bruce Lyn Amundson, 68, and Deborah Lane Amundson, 66, are both facing six charges of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult and a summons has been issued for them to appear before District Judge Pamela King July 7. No attorney is listed for the pair.
Sterling Haukom, 35, guilty to killing an 18-year-old girl in February 2021 while drunk behind the wheel of a truck. According to Haukom's statements, he had had around 15 drinks before getting behind the wheel.
According to police, the man was punching windows in the entryway of the Adult Detention Center.
Friday and Saturday saw reports of gunfire in Rochester, according to authorities. Law enforcement recovered shell cases from both incidents.
The man suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the hospital, according to authorities.
Jose Aguilera, 29, and Marina Garza, 36, are both facing a first-degree controlled substance and first-degree drug possession charge.
Law enforcement found 11 .40-caliber shell casings at the scene but there is no suspect description, and no injuries or property damage were reported.
Sean Michael Emmons, 38, entered a petition to plead guilty to second-degree murder for a 2021 stabbing death in Winona.