Several factors play into whether a juvenile will face charges as an adult, including the seriousness of the offense, any prior record and the adequacy of punishment or services available in the juvenile justice system.
John David La Due, 18, will be moved from the juvenile facility where he is being held to Waseca County Jail until a hearing can be scheduled.
“Adult certification will serve public safety and meet the needs of the child for treatment and rehabilitation,” Waseca County District Court Judge Robert Birnbaum ruled on Friday.
The records are arranged by state and within each state by Indian agency.
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This page lists public record sources in Waseca County, Minnesota.
Additional resources can be found on our Minnesota State Public Records page, on city pages, and on topic pages using the navigation above.Additionally, the State Archives holds probate records such as Will Books and Final Decrees of Estate for certain counties for select years.You can access these materials by searching the library catalog with the county name and the search term "probate court." The State Archives also holds original death registers from a number of Minnesota townships and cities, dating from 1870-1953.– John La Due, the teen arrested nearly two years ago for plotting a massacre at his school, could go home as soon as next week if authorities can’t find a spot for him at a state-operated treatment evaluation facility.While his return home probably would last only until a facility bed opens, a judge said Wednesday that authorities can’t incarcerate the 19-year-old beyond Jan. On that date, La Due will have served his entire felony sentence for possessing an explosive device and can no longer be jailed, the judge explained during a hearing in Waseca County District Court.Generally, these are chronological listings, although some of the volumes include indexes.