Weather Forecast

Dean Swanson

Ex-Thief River Falls official faces peeping charges

Email News Alerts

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - The City Council here is discussing how to replace the member who resigned abruptly last week, days after he was cited for peeping in a men's restroom in a city park.


Dean Swanson, 54, faces a charge of "interference with privacy," after police officers said he had been looking into stalls in the men's bathroom in Tourist Park on the southwest edge of town on Sept. 2.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.