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Police Seek Armed Robbers, Laptop Thieves and Serial Burglar: Crime Roundup

The top police, court and fire stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities include a police chief possibly moving to another city.

Crime scene. Credit: Patch
Crime scene. Credit: Patch

Eagan

A Fake Roof Inspector, Odd Solicitors and a Pumpkin: Eagan Police Blotter

In another report, a mail truck and a school bus collide with no injuries to the occupants.

Edina

Edina Police Chief Could Head Lakeville Department

Jeff Long is one of three finalists for Lakeville police chief. He applied for the position after former Lakeville Police Chief Thomas Vonhof retired at the end of September.

Someone Stole $2,000 Bronze Figurine from Edina Promenade

The Edina Police Department's Crime Activity Report for Nov. 18-24.

$12,500 of Appliances Stolen From Indian Hills Road Home Under Construction

The Edina Police Department's Crime Activity Report for Nov. 11 to Nov. 17.

Hudson

Hudson Police Say Armed Robbers Hit LoanMax, Ask for Public's Help to Find Suspects

Did you see anything around 6:30 p.m Thursday near LoanMax or the 14th Street and Ward Avenue area?

Lakeville

Lakeville Police Warn Residents of Recent Phone Scam

Police in other south metro areas are also investigating the phone calls, according to Sgt. John Kornmann, interim police chief.

Assault, Theft and $1,000 Loss: Lakeville Police Blotter

This week's police blotter is a report of incidents from Nov. 15-21.

Maple Grove

Neighborhood Fears Serial Burglar

In all incidents, the suspect(s) broke a rear sliding glass or patio door and stole jewelry and cash.

Minnetonka

Fire Breaks Out At Ridgedale Center Macy's

The area of the mall where it happened is under construction.

Police: Man Aims Handgun At Victim, Charged With Felony Assault

Daniel Craig was aiming a handgun at the victim when police arrived, according to court documents.

Northfield

Court Dismisses Rice County Attorney's Appeal in Pedestrian Death Case

The court’s decision could open the door for a new indictment, the Northfield News reported.

Oakdale

$7.7M 'Inheritance' Turns Out To Be $100,000 Loss: Oakdale Police Blotter

Oakdale Police Department calls from Nov. 7-18. The initial report of a strangulation in Landfall is included in this report.

Vandals Throw Paint on Memorial for Maplewood Officer

The St. Paul Police Department is looking for information into who defaced the memorial over the weekend.

Driver Came Forward After 5-Year-Old Injured By Car

Police said the driver might not have known that he hit the boy near Pump It Up.

Police Say Oakdale Woman Charged with Felony DWI Faked Breath Tests

Rita Dolores Illi, 40, is charged with first-degree driving while impaired.

Man Charged with Using Stolen Credit Card in Oakdale, Woodbury

Michael Lyle Vincent Wilhelm is set to be sentenced on an earlier car-theft conviction on Jan. 30

Richfield

Richfield Man Dies in Head-On Collision With Semi-Truck

The semi-truck driver was not hurt in the accident.

St. Louis Park

Robbery, Thefts, Fraud: St. Louis Park Police Map

A quick look at St. Louis Park Police Department activity from Nov. 7 to Nov. 9.

St. Michael

Fire Calls Continue to Focus on First Response in STMA

The following calls were placed to St. Michael and Albertville fire departments via Wright County Dispatch.

Stillwater

Oak Park Heights Inmate Charged with Assaulting Officers

Convicted murderer Jason Ray Dominguez hit an officer with the part of his left arm that's not missing, the Washington County Attorney's office charged.

Cops n' Coats: Dog Wore One in Parked Car, Woman Left Hers in Unmarked 'Cab'

She told police she forgot her coat in unmarked 'Silver Ride' taxi from No Neck Tony's. Meanwhile, a seasonally attired dog in a Jetta parked outside a bar seemed OK.

Woodbury

Police Say Man Lied to Get Vicodin from Woodbury Dental Clinics

Michael Shawn Sheire, 38, is charged with two felony counts of fifth-degree procurement of drugs by fraud or deceit.

Workers Not Happy With Getting Half Pay for Half Work: Woodbury Police Blotter

Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, 2013.

Woodbury Police Use Taser on Man After He Runs From Theatre

The man could face charges of suspicion of DWI, obstructing the legal process and fleeing on foot.

Man Sends Computer to Ghana, But Paypal Transaction was Fraudulent

The man's suspicions were raised when his Paypal account received more than the agreed amount.

Woodbury Police Release Photos of Laptop Theft Suspects

The theft took place at Central Park on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Police want your help identifying the suspects. 

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