Included in the St. Louis Park Police Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 reports were the following incidents:
Officials are urging South Lake Minnetonka residents to check their carbon monoxide detectors after an incident happened in the early morning hours of Feb. 16 on Virginia Cove in Shorewood.
A 15-year-old pedestrian died Feb. 15 after he was struck by two vehicles at Highway 7 and Texas Avenue South in St. Louis Park.
Former Lake Minnetonka Association Executive Director Melissa Waskiewicz, 42, of Minneapolis, pleaded guilty last month to two counts of felony theft by swindle in Hennepin County District Court, for taking funds from the association. In exchange for her plea, seven additional counts against…
The St. Louis Park Fire Department periodically offers hands-only CPR training classes for those ages 15 and older (an adult or guardian must be present with participants age 15-17). There is a maximum of 15 participants per class, and minimum of five per class.
A Missouri man, who was working the Super Bowl Live event in downtown Minneapolis, was charged with two counts of prostitution of children under 16 years old, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Ronald Gary Bailey, 54, whose last known address is listed in the Glen Lake area of Minnetonka, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Riley B. Housley III, who lived in Minneapolis, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. The alleged weapon in the case is a hammer.
Plymouth Police and Fire responded to a fire around 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at an apartment building on the 3300 block of Highway 169. A resident of the building was seriously injured and transported to Hennepin County Medical Center, where they were later pronounced dead.
Preliminary statistics show that during 2017, Hennepin County had 162 opioid-related deaths, a number that is likely to increase as statistics are finalized.
Ricky Turner, a “prolific” sex trafficker, has pleaded guilty to running an operation out of a Minnetonka home and was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
During 2016, Hennepin County experienced a record number of opioid-related overdose deaths, and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office anticipates 2017 will set a new record when statistics are finalized this month.
The jury trial for the driver charged in the Sept. 8 traffic death of a Wayzata police officer is set to begin Monday, April 16, at the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis.
A shoplifter at the St. Louis Park Kohl’s fled from a store employee and yelled that he had a gun at a nearby building, according to a charge.
Memorial Blood Center seeks donors of all blood types throughout February. There are multiple blood drives happening during the month in Minnetonka and Hopkins.
The Hopkins Police Crime Fund is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the successful resolution of the case of a Jan. 21 robbery of the Holiday station at 300 11th Ave. S.
Officers from the South Lake Minnetonka and Deephaven police departments will mainly be staying around the Lake Minnetonka area to handle public safety incidents during the Super Bowl, but the officers from the department may volunteer at other events around the Twin Cities.
A St. Louis Park man escaped from a resident who interrupted a burglary in progress, but police quickly arrested the burglar when he arrived home, according to a court charging document.
An Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club coach was charged Jan. 11 with several counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to a release from Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.