Lange was convicted of second-degree murder in 1992 for beating Pine County Deputy Michael Morrow to death with a flashlight during a traffic stop.
Lange was found guilty in March 1992 of second-degree murder, and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Lange was found guilty of conspiracy in 1993 while in prison, and sentenced to another year of incarceration.
Lange served 15 years and was released on intensive supervision in 2006.
Lange broke the terms of his release and was sent back to prison. After he was released the second time, Lange was arrested again in Nov. 2008 – this time for violently assaulting his juvenile daughter after she damaged the family car by closing the garage door on it.
Lange pled guilty to third-degree assault, and was sentenced to 15 more months in prison.
He also received an additional 24 months in prison consecutive to the time ordered as a result of violating conditions of supervised release.
Lange was released on March 6, 2012
Scott Arlen Lange, 51, was charged before Judge P. Hunter Anderson Aug. 25 2017 in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge with felonies: domestic assault and domestic assault by strangulation, and gross misdemeanors fifth-degree assault-within three years of previous conviction and fifth-degree drug possession.