Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Zachariah Daniel Wilson, age 39 of Lakeville, pled guilty today to one felony count of Theft by Temporary Control (over $5,000) in connection with allegations involving the taking of a vehicle not owned by the Wilson or his co-defendant Angela Dee Robinson. Judge Timothy McManus sentenced Wilson to 17 months in prison. This time will run concurrent with the prison sentence he is currently serving on his conviction for Threats of Violence and Second Degree DWI (a gross misdemeanor) for which he received a sentence of 21 months on July 21, 2016 (this sentence was executed on November 1, 2016 after a probation violation). The gross misdemeanor count of Child Neglect of the defendants’ two young children was dismissed.
The Mother of Wilson’s children, Angela Dee Robinson, age 34 of Lakeville, pled guilty December 22, 2016, to one count of Theft by Temporary Control (over $1,000 up to $5,000) and was sentenced by Judge Thomas Pugh to 120 days in jail with furlough to treatment, five years of probation and to pay restitution in an amount to be determined. The count of Child Neglect and was dismissed.
Additional facts pertaining to this case can be found in the criminal complaint, which is located online at http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/CriminalComplaint/Pages/default.aspx. If in custody, a mug shot can be viewed online at https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/Jail/Pages/inmate-search.aspx.
Backstrom praised Assistant County Attorney Elizabeth Swank, who prosecuted the case. Backstrom thanked the Lakeville Police Department for their thorough investigation of this case.
If you have questions, contact James Backstrom at 651-438-4440.