MAP: See Where Crimes Hit Your Neighborhood This Week: Feb. 5-11
A roundup of crimes reported to the Minneapolis Police Department in the last seven days.
A car parked overnight on the 3300 block of Bryant Ave South was reported missing. The driver told police he had left the doors unlocked "so the locks wouldn't freeze."
A driver from the 3800 block of Aldrich Ave South reported her car had been stolen overnight.
Shortly after 8 a.m., police responded to a report of a burglary in progress on the 4200 block of Grand Ave South.
Around 11 a.m., Southwest High School officials called police in to help deal with a drunk, "uncooperative" 17-year old student. The student was transported to Riverside Hospital for detox and to meet his mother.
Around 4 p.m., police responded to a report of a trespasser on the 3400 block of Girard Ave South. Routine checks found the man had an outstanding DWI arrest warrant from Hennepin County. The man was then booked into the Hennepin County Jail.
Around 7:15 p.m., officers stopped a car driving on the 3300 block of Nicollet Ave South without headlights on. Routine checks showed the driver had two outstanding warrants for her arrest. The driver was then booked into the Hennepin County Jail.
Police responded to a burglary on the 3500 block of James Ave South just before midnight. The culprit made off with miscellaneous tools.
Police responded to a reported narcotics violation at Washburn High School. No further details were available at the time this article was published.
Police helped transport a 69-year old woman to the hospital from the 4200 block of Wentworth Ave South after a relation asked them to check on her welfare.
A 16-year old who'd been reported as a runaway showed up at home on the 100 block of West 39th Street. The minor was cited for running away from home.
Around 5 p.m., officers arrested a drunk 58-year old man on the corner of Nicollet Ave and 48th Street on an outstanding Hennepin County misdemeanor warrant. The man had been stumbling into traffic, according to the police report.
A pair of garages on the 3900 block of Harriet Ave South were broken into overnight. In both cases, the burglar came in through unlocked doors. In one garage, the criminal resorted to smashing a car's window open with a three-foot long garden shovel only after attacking the glass with a pair of needle-nose pliers.
A Cub Foods employee caught a 36-year old Plymouth man trying to sneak $5 worth of hoagies out of the store without paying. One sandwich was hidden in a pants pocket, while the other was tucked inside his stomach.