Charge: Cottage Grove man killed wife in the evening online murder plot
Bail ended up being set at $1 million Wednesday for the Cottage Grove guy whom authorities connected to A dark that is complex web to fund their wife’s murder before he finally poisoned and shot her himself and staged her death as being committing suicide.
Stephen Carl Allwine, 43, had been faced with second-degree murder that is intentional the Nov. 13, 2016, loss of his spouse, Amy Louise Allwine, 43, at their 110th Street house. He showed up Wednesday for a brief first look in Washington County District Court. He is being held in Washington County prison.
District Court Judge Susan Miles set Allwine’s bail at $1 million without conditions or $500,000 with conditions, including if he posts bail, remain in Minnesota and have only supervised contact with the Allwines’ 9-year-old son that he wear a GPS tracking device.
Allwine’s lawyer, Kevin DeVore, desired a diminished bail he stated his customer could manage. Working together with Allwine may well be more difficult if he could be in prison, DeVore stated.
“This is really a case that is complicated” he told Miles.
Fred Fink, unlawful unit chief for the Washington County Attorney’s workplace, had requested a $2 million bail because he said circumstances recommend Allwine is really a trip risk. Fink stated Allwine has got the funds to recently flee and liquidated silver coins for cash. […]