CRIME & SAFETY
Motorcyclist killed in Brooklyn Park crash was 59-year-old Anoka man
Ronnie Douglas Rowles was killed when he was hit by a 15-year-old driver.
Discover the Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Minneapolis: Stay Informed to Stay Safe!
Minneapolis is a great city, but just like any other cities not all neighborhoods in Minneapolis is safe. Minneapolis in general has a notably high crime rate, with an overall crime rate of 57 incidents for every 1,000 residents. When compared to neighborhoods with similar population sizes, Minneapolis stands out for having above-average crime rates. Therefore, whether you’re relocating, visiting, or passing through Minneapolis, it’s advisable to be cautious and avoid the most dangerous neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
2 injured, building damaged after crash involving ambulance
MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities are trying to figure out how a collision sent a car crashing into a building early Sunday morning.It happened around 2:20 a.m., according to Minneapolis Police.An SUV went into the Catholic Charities building near Chicago Avenue and 17th Street East after police say it collided with an ambulance.The driver of the vehicle and the passenger were hurt but are expected to be okay.No one in the ambulance was injured.
Minor injuries for 1 after shooting in White Bear Lake parking lot
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. — A bystander was injured in a shooting in a White Bear Lake parking lot early Sunday.The White Bear Lake Police Department said someone reported "a shooting ... between at least two people." It happened around 1 a.m. in the parking lot of Doc's Landing near White Bear Avenue and Interstate 694.A "non-involved" person suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene, police said.READ MORE: Minneapolis man has bullet lodged in leg after 4 shot in Lyn-Lake"We do not believe there is any known danger to the public and this case is still under investigation," the department said.
Three Dead, One Severely Injured in Shocking Incident in Roseville
In a shocking incident in Roseville, three men died while another was severely injured. The event took place on Eldridge Avenue and has stunned the local community. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is currently investigating.
Support for family of Minnesota man killed during motorcycle trip through Ohio
Wes Thomsen, 55, leaves behind a wife and young daughter.
Tragic Shooting Outside Minneapolis Bar: A Closer Look
The city of Minneapolis witnessed yet another episode of violence. One man lost his life, and another was wounded during a shooting that took place outside a north Minneapolis bar. The incident unfolded following a robbery attempt that did not go as planned. In this blog post, we will delve into the details of the incident and its implications.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Collision and Double Homicide Arrest in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Two incidents occurred in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota this week. In the first incident, a 15-year-old driver fatally struck a motorcyclist at an intersection. The second incident involved the arrest of a 19-year-old man in connection to a double homicide in Arkansas.
Pedestrian Killed in Coon Rapids Car Accident; Driver Aiding Investigation
A deadly car accident happened in Coon Rapids when a driver hit a pedestrian, prompting an official investigation. The accident took place early Friday near 85th Avenue Northwest, next to railway tracks near East River Road. Police from Coon Rapids arrived at the scene to find an injured woman on the street.
Woman Dies After Being Struck by a Vehicle in the Twin Cities
Coon Rapids, MN (KROC-AM News) - Authorities in the Twin Cities are investigating a deadly car versus pedestrian collision. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says police officers from Coon Rapids and Fridley responded just before 6 AM today to a report that a motorist had struck something while driving near some railroad tracks in Coon Rapids. The report says the arriving officers found a severely injured woman lying on the road.
2 armed gunmen arrested following police pursuit in stolen SUV
MINNEAPOLIS -- Police say some new rules helped them catch two armed teenagers in Minneapolis earlier this week.Investigators shared a photo of suspect pointing guns out of a white SUV that they say was carjacked at gunpoint in St. Paul.Last Saturday afternoon, Minneapolis Police responded to reports of multiple shots fired near 1818 Lowry Avenue North. Police say officers were dispatched to several "disturbance-related" calls at the address and there were five ShotSpotter activations at the address within the last 30 days.Officers chased the SUV through north Minneapolis on Monday, arresting an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old boy. A third person involved was not located. Police recovered three guns. The Minneapolis Police Department says Chief Brian O'Hara adjusted a policy so officers can chase suspects for felony gun crimes.
Weekly Safety Report: Crash and Drug Possession Incidents Impact Elk River, Minnesota
Elk River experienced two incidents this week that impacted safety. The first incident involved a crash on Highway 169, just north of Elk River, during the Monday morning commute. A Volvo straight truck was rear-ended by a Pontiac G6 sedan, resulting in non-life-threatening injuries to the sedan driver. The second incident occurred during a traffic stop, where two men were arrested for possession of a controlled substance, specifically methamphetamine paraphernalia.
4 men shot, injured in Uptown Friday night
MINNEAPOLIS —Police are investigating after four men were injured in an Uptown shooting on Friday night.The shooting happened near Lake Street and Lyndale Avenue around 10:40 p.m. Three of the men went to the hospital, and the other refused treatment. They all had non-life threatening injuries.Police say they're not sure what led up to the shooting, and no one has been arrested.
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Stabbings, and Vandalism Impact Minneapolis
This week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, there were several incidents that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents included a shooting outside a bar resulting in one death and one injury, the mistaken release of a murder suspect from a jail in Indiana, vandalism at an apartment building, a stabbing at a light-rail stop, charges against three individuals involved in a machine gun distribution ring, and another shooting behind a bar.
Weekly Safety Report: Carjacking, Stabbing, and Murder Cases Raise Concerns in Hennepin County, Minnesota
This week in Hennepin County, Minnesota, several incidents have occurred that have raised concerns about safety in the area. These incidents include a violent carjacking in Minnetonka, a stabbing at a light rail stop in Hopkins, and a second-degree murder case in Eden Prairie. These incidents have left victims traumatized and have prompted a strong response from the community.
Theft by fraud and other reports
Police received a report of theft by fraud at 7:16 a.m. Wednesday at 321 Sibley Ave. Gas meter reported damaged Damage was reported to a gas meter at 9:10 a.m. Thursday at 321 James Ave. 1 arrested on warrants Police arrested Robyn Jessica Moore, 49, on Anoka County warrants at 10:10 a.m. Thursday […] The post Theft by fraud and other reports appeared first on Albert Lea Tribune.
Bystander Recounts Lynlake Shooting That Left Four Wounded
Minneapolis Police are currently working on a shooting case in the popular Lynlake neighborhood that left four men wounded. The incident happened around 10:30 PM on last Friday, causing shock amongst local residents and observers.
Accidental Release Triggers Urgent Manhunt for Minneapolis Church Shooting Suspect
Kevin Mason, a murder suspect from Minneapolis, was mistakenly released from an Indianapolis jail. This has triggered an urgent manhunt led by U.S Marshals. Mason is a key suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred in a Minneapolis church parking lot last year.
Newsmakers: Brooklyn Center Police Chief Kellace McDaniel On His Upcoming Retirement
Brooklyn Police Chief Kellace McDaniel talked with CCX News regarding his recent announcement he plans to retire at the beginning of next year. The 25-year law enforcement veteran came to the city in the wake of turmoil following the police shooting death of Daunte Wright. Former Chief Tim Gannon resigned shortly after. McDaniel, a former Hennepin County sheriff’s deputy, was hired in 2022.
Elk River police report: Biking late at night, with a bag of stolen tools; paintballs shot at homes; and one injured after rear-ending truck
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A late-night bicyclist was arrested after police discovered him with a bag full of stolen tools. An officer had observed the male biking without a head light or rear red reflector visible and carrying a large bag of tools around 3:40 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. He was near businesses in...