Criminal Prosecution

Procedure


The Itasca County Attorney is the chief prosecutor for crimes which occur within Itasca County.

Prosecution involves reviewing the investigation of law enforcement officers, filing charges against a party, trying the case in court, and making sentencing recommendations. The County Attorney prosecutes felony offenses such as:
  • child abuse
  • drug offenses
  • murder
  • sexual assault
The County Attorney also prosecutes misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor offenses occurring in unincorporated areas or municipalities without a designated City Attorney.