71-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Attacks Husband with Hammer

In other crime news from around the South Metro region, a Shakopee man is charged with breaking nose of neighbor who doubted he was an MMA fighter.


The following stories first appeared last week on this Patch site, or those of our neighbors throughout the South Metro region. To read the full story, click on the headline link:


Apple Valley-Rosemount

Apple Valley Man Sentenced for Swindling Stepdaughter's Inheritance

Matthew Neil Larson, 40, took at least $50,000 from his teenaged stepdaughter's fund over a period of about two years.



71-Year-Old Woman Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Husband with Hammer

Burnsville Police found Sharon Ann Ripka and her husband covered in blood when they arrived on the scene.

Justin John Svac, 33, had a blood alcohol level of .322 at the time of the crash.



Eagan Police Blotter: The neighbor was upset because the victim accidentally blew snow into his driveway.


Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights Woman Charged With Stealing Purse, Using Credit Card

Police say a couple used someone else's credit card to purchase almost $1,000 in jeans and Coach purses.



Lakeville Man Arrested for Attacking Woman with Iron

Boaz Bitengo Arisi, 25, has been charged with felony domestic assault.

Dumb Criminal: Woman Arrested for DUI had Active DWI Warrant

Woman arrested for DUI happened to have an active arrest warrant for—you guessed it—DUI.

Lakeville Musician Charged With Assaulting Girlfriend

Bernard Allison, a 47-year-old blues guitarist with more than a dozen albums to his name, was charged with two counts of domestic assault.


Mendota Heights

A bizarre 12-mile-long car chase involving $13,000 cash wrapped in aluminum foil and a sober driver refusing a blood test ended in the arrest of a 33-year-old Mendota Heights man.



Rice County's Most Wanted for February

A rundown of the top suspects for which the Rice County’s Sheriff’s Office is searching.

Here's a look back at the last month's reports of drug activity to Northfield Police.

UPDATED: Missing Man Found in Webster Township

The man reportedly had been missing since Sunday night when he left his home on Bagley Avenue.



Shakopee Man Charged with Breaking Nose of Neighbor Who Doubted He was an MMA Fighter

A 22-year-old Shakopee man broke his neighbor's nose last month after an altercation in which his neighbor told him he didn't believe he was an MMA fighter.


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