Le Center District Attorney Office

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Le Sueur County District Attorney 65 South Park Avenue Le Center MN 56057 507-357-2278

About Le Sueur County District Attorney

The Le Center District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in Le Center, MN. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the Le Center Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in Le Center take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the Le Center DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • Le Center public criminal records
  • Le Sueur County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in Le Center, MN
  • Grand jury proceedings
Le Center Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include Le Center criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and Le Center Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The Le Sueur County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in Le Center, Minnesota. The evidence provided by the Le Sueur County Police Department, Le Sueur County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the Le Center DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

Le Center Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the Le Sueur County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The Le Center DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in Le Sueur County, the District Attorney, along with the Le Sueur County Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking Minnesota law, the Office of the Le Center DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level MN Court.