Press Releases

02-03-2023 Keshaun Schelven Coatie appears for bail hearing

Keshaun Schelven Coatie appeared in Sibley County District Court on February 3, 2023 for a bail hearing on a charge of Attempted First Degree Murder from 11-02-2020. It is alleged that Mr. Coatie traveled from the Twin Cities during the late evening/early morning of November 1/November 2 2020 to a residence in the City of Winthrop and there shot a woman several times before leaving the scene. The court set unconditional bail at $1,000,000 cash or bond. In the alternative, the court set bail at $75,000 cash or $750,000 bond with conditions that include having no direct or indirect contact with the alleged victim. The defendant’s next court appearance is an omnibus hearing scheduled for 02-23-2023 at 11:00 a.m.

01-31-2023 Sibley County Attorney’s Office charges two in connection with Thanksgiving Day Armed Robbery

The Sibley County Attorney’s Office has filed charges of Aggravated First Degree Robbery against Oscar Silvas-Gamez and Julio Burgara-Lara stemming from a Thanksgiving Day armed robbery investigation by the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office. Occupants at 20310 291st Avenue in Sibley County reported being held at gun point while numerous firearms, vehicles, and other pieces of personal property were stolen by several suspects. One of the alleged victims identified two of the suspects as Oscar Silvas-Gamez and Julio Burgara-Lara. The charges were filed on 01-25-2023 as complaint warrants.

Complaints regarding Thanksgiving Day Armed Robbery