Student Picks Up Gun for Bus Driver, Fugitive Burglar and Meth: West Metro Police, Fire, Court Report
A man was charged with first-degree rape and smoke detector saves the life of sleeping Edina resident. A wrap-up of crime, fire and court incidents in the west metro for the week of Nov. 4-10, 2012.
The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden Prairie, Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael.
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Police say Michael Thomas Fann of Plymouth was arrested in a Bloomington hotel room with methamphetamine.
A Robbinsdale Area Schools spokesperson said that a bus driver asked a seventh grade boy to pick up a gun that was spotted alongside the road.
Police say Edwin Dale Meaney broke into an apartment in July but left behind DNA evidence that allowed investigators to match him to the crime.
Jules Adair Parent was initially charged with third-degree assault for a May 12 incident in Mound. Prosecutors have now upgraded those charges to first-degree assault resulting in great bodily harm.
St. Michael, Albertville and Otsego arrests by the Wright County Sheriff's Department were mainly for DWI last week.
A roundup of selected crimes and incidents reported to St. Louis Park Police Oct. 19 to Oct. 27.
There was also a report of someone driving across a lawn.
Police say Tyrone Edward Reynolds became upset when the victim wouldn't agree to stay with him, punched her repeatedly and then sexually assaulted her.
A house fire in the 6900 block of Dakota Trail was reportedly isolated to the attic of the structure.