abc
QUICK LINKS:

Minn. Fugitive Accused of Holding Ex-Girlfriend Hostage

Updated: 01/15/2014 10:59 PM
Created: 01/15/2014 6:33 PM WDIO.com

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A local judge in Nevada is giving prosecutors more time to file charges against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will for several months at a resort town motel.

Mesquite Justice of the Peace Ryan Toone set a Feb. 26 deadline for charges to be filed against 34-year-old Jason Edward Greniger.

Greniger is jailed in Las Vegas in the Mesquite kidnapping case and on a fugitive warrant issued last July in Grand Rapids, Minn., in a felony child punishment case.

Greniger has agreed to be transferred in custody to Minnesota if authorities seek his return. He hasn't been appointed an attorney.

Greniger was arrested Saturday after his 26-year-old ex-girlfriend, Sheena Herschbach, told police he used threats to hold her against her will for about six months.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Front Page

  • Smokehaus to Deliver Sandwiches, Meat by Bike

    The Northern Waters Smokehaus is looking to avoid traffic this summer by also going green. On May 5, they will begin delivering their sandwiches around downtown Duluth and down Park Point by bike.

  • Fitger's 5K Kicks Off Race Season

    After a long and cold winter, many runners are ready to hit the road. Finally, this weekend, the racing season in the Northland will begin when a record 2,000 runners run in the 25th Annual Fitger's 5K.

  • Former Minn. Minister Accused of Abuse Reported in Spokane-area

    The Washington State Patrol says investigators have acted on 20 or 30 tips this week as they check locations in the Spokane-area in their search for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in rural Minnesota.

  • 2 Hospitalized After Lincoln Park House Fire

    Two people are in the hospital after a house fire in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood on Friday. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Bushey said the damage is estimated at $30,000. There is no word on the conditions of the victims.

  • Playful Otters Explore Their New Aquarium Home

    Two new river otters have been living at the Great Lakes Aquarium for nearly two months, but they were just released for public view Thursday. On Friday, they were avidly exploring their new home in the Otter Cove.

 

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Koochiching; North Itasca; South Itasca
Expires: 4/19/2014 10:00 AM

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Carlton, South St. Louis; Central St. Louis; North St. Louis
Expires: 4/19/2014 12:00 PM

Winter Weather Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Northern Cook, Northern Lake; Southern Cook, North Shore; Southern Lake, North Shore
Expires: 4/19/2014 4:00 PM

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Aitkin; Crow Wing
Expires: 4/24/2014 7:00 AM

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement