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State of Minnesota District Court County of Hennepin Fourth Judicial District CTY ATTY CONTROLLING CCT LIST CHARGE STATUTE ONLY MOC GOC FILE NO. AGENCY CONTROL NO. 1 609.19 H2010 N 08-6127 MN0271100 03198140 COURT CASE NO. DATE FILED Amended Tab Charge Previously Filed if more than 6 counts (see attached) if Domestic Assault as defined by MS 518B01, sub2a,b SERIOUS FELONY SUMMONS State of Minnesota, FELONY WARRANT GROSS MISDM DWI ORDER OF DETENTION PLAINTIFF, GROSS MISDM EXTRADITION VS. NAME: first, middle, last Date of Birth MNCIS #: JONATHAN NICHOLAS TURNER 6/25/85 AKA Thirsty LE#: 08-32471 DEFENDANT, SILS ID: 504824 9908 NICOLLET AVE S TRACK ID: 2261180 BLOOMINGTON, MN 55420 COMPLAINT The Complainant, being duly sworn, makes complaint to the above-named Court and states that there is probable cause to believe that the Defendant committed the following offense(s). The complainant states that the following facts establish PROBABLE CAUSE: Your complainant, Sgt. Chris Hauglid, is an investigator with the Minneapolis Police Department assigned to the Homicide Unit. In that capacity, he has investigated the facts and circumstances of the offense alleged herein by reviewing reports prepared by other officers and by conducting personal investigation. Your complainant has learned that on July 29, 2003, Marcus Julius Dortch, Victim A, was found with multiple gunshot wounds near the intersection or 22nd Street East and Oakland Avenue South, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. A known adult female hereinafter referred to as Victim B had sustained a grazing bullet injury in her back. Ambulance crews transported the victims to the Hennepin County Medical Center. Victim A was pronounced dead by emergency room physicians; Victim B was treated and released. Victim B was interviewed by the police. She stated that she was approaching the intersection of 22 nd and Oakland Avenue South when she observed an adult female known to her as “Dee.” She observed Dee talking with the victim who was standing in the street with his bicycle. Victim B joined the conversation. Shortly thereafter, Victim B observed two men quickly approaching them. Both men were armed with handguns and dressed in black. As they got to within two feet of Victim A, one of them called him “Nigger.” When Victim A turned, the two men began to shoot at him. Victim A tried to flee with Victim B and the men chased both of them. The men continued to fire their guns from close range. The men fled the scene. A known adult male, hereinafter referred to as Witness C, told police that he had witnessed the shooting. Witness C was with a friend, Witness D, walking on the street near the shooting. Near 22nd Street East and Oakland Avenue South, Witness C observed two men. One of those men was introduced to him as “Thirsty.” Witness C did not remember the name of the second man. Both men were dressed in black hoodies and dark pants. The men were FORM-J REV. 12/95 Page 2 standing in a “cubby hole” by the trees. Witness C and D continued to walk across Oakland Avenue South. Witness C heard some footsteps and turned to see “Thirsty,” AKA JONATHAN NICHOLAS TURNER, the defendant named herein, and the second man running. He heard shots fired and so he took cover. He continued to observe and saw both men firing from close range into Victim A’s back. The unidentified man ran from the scene. Witness C continued to observe the defendant and saw him standing over the victim clicking an empty gun. The defendant then fled. Witness C and D left the area in a car. A short time later, Witness D called the defendant and talked with him briefly about the shooting. Your complainant has confirmed that a call was made from Witness D’s cell phone to the defendant. Witness D corroborated the statement from Witness C. He stated that he observed two men dressed in black run up on Victims A and B from the nearby bushes. He then observed the men shoot Victims A and B. In his initial interviews, Witness D stated that the defendant was not one of the persons involved in the shooting. When interviewed a second time, however, he told the police that the defendant was one of the shooters and that he had not identified him previously because he didn’t want to get involved. The defendant is presently in custody. Page 3 COMPLAINT SUPPLEMENT CCT SECTION/Subdivision M.O.C. GOC OFFENSE COUNT 1: MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE (INTENTIONAL) (FELONY) MINN. STAT. § 609.19, SUBD 1(1); § 609.11 PENALTY: 3 YEARS-40 YEARS That on or about July 29, 2003, in Hennepin County, Minnesota, JONATHAN NICHOLAS TURNER AKA THIRSTY, while using a firearm, caused the death of Marcus Julius Dortch, a human being, with intent to effect the death of that person or another, but without premeditation. NOTICE: You must appear for every court hearing on this charge. A failure to appear for court on this charge is a criminal offense and may be punished as provided in Minn. Stat. § 609.49. THEREFORE, Complainant requests that said Defendant, subject to bail or conditions of release be: (1) arrested or that other lawful steps be taken to obtain defendant’s appearance in court; or (2) detained, if already in custody, pending further proceedings; and that said Defendant otherwise be dealt with according to law. COMPLAINANT’S NAME: COMPLAINANT’S SIGNATURE: Sergeant Chris Hauglid Being duly authorized to prosecute the offense(s) charged, I hereby approve this Complaint. DATE: PROSECUTING ATTORNEY’S SIGNATURE: August 20, 2008 hlg PROSECUTING ATTORNEY: NAME/TITLE: ADDRESS/TELEPHONE: JUDITH A. JOHNSTON (150940) C2100 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487 Assistant County Attorney Telephone: 612-348-4083 FORM I-2 Rev. 3/94 Page 4 Court Case # ________________________ This COMPLAINT was subscribed and sworn to before the undersigned this ____ day of __________________, 20___. NAME: SIGNATURE: TITLE: FINDING OF PROBABLE CAUSE From the above sworn facts, and any supporting affidavits or supplemental sworn testimony, I, the Issuing Officer, have determined that probable cause exists to support, subject to bail or conditions of release where applicable, Defendant(s) arrest or other lawful steps be taken to obtain Defendant(s) appearance in Court, or his detention, if already in custody, pending further proceedings. The Defendant(s) is/are thereof charged with the above-stated offense. SUMMONS THEREFORE YOU, THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S), ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear on the _______ day of ____________________, 20_____ at _______ AM/PM before the above-named court at _______________________________________ _________________________________________________ to answer this complaint. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR in response to this SUMMONS, a WARRANT FOR YOUR ARREST shall be issued. WARRANT EXECUTE IN MINNESOTA ONLY To the sheriff of the above-named county; or other person authorized to execute this WARRANT; I hereby order, in the name of the State of Minnesota, that the above-named Defendant(s) be apprehended and arrested without delay and brought promptly before the above- named Court (if in session, and if not, before a Judge or Judicial Officer of such Court without unnecessary delay, and in any event not later than 36 hours after the arrest or as soon thereafter as such Judge or Judicial Officer is available) to be dealt with according to law. ORDER OF DETENTION Since the above-named Defendant(s) is already in custody; I hereby order, subject to bail or conditions of release, that the above- named Defendant(s) continue to be detained pending further proceedings. Bail: $1,000,000+CR Conditions of Release: No contact with victim(s); No contact with witness(es); No contact with address of the offense or home/work of victim(s) and witness(es) This COMPLAINT- WARRANT duly subscribed and sworn to, is issued by the undersigned Judicial Officer this ____ day of _____________________________, 20____. NAME: SIGNATURE TITLE: JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT Sworn testimony has been given before the Judicial Officer by the following witnesses: STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF HENNEPIN Clerk's Signature or File Stamp: STATE OF MINNESOTA RETURN OF SERVICE Plaintiff I hereby Certify and Return that I have served a copy of this COMPLAINT – SUMMONS, WARRANT, ORDER OF vs. DETENTION upon Defendant(s) herein-named. Signature of Authorized Service Agent: JONATHAN NICHOLAS TURNER aka Thirsty Defendant(s).
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