The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.
While the victim admitted to self-inflicted wounds on her arm, police say Duane Lee Washington beat her and cut her neck with a box cutter after an argument about an upcoming court appearance.
Police say Matthew Aaron Christenson believed the store was selling poisoned cigarettes.
Police say Edgar Jesus Gonzalez-Mendoza of Hopkins had repeated sexual contact with the girl.
A former City of Golden Valley Motor Vehicle Licensing employee, , was charged with three felonies, including theft by swindle, theft of public funds, and failure to pay over state funds.
An 8-year-old playing with a lighter started the blaze, fire officials said.
The latest Plymouth Police blotter shows several violations, arrests and more of juveniles.
One officer was injured during the chase, which involved a K-9 unit, sheriff deputies and law enforcement agencies from throughout the Lake Minnetonka area.
Police warned the individual and sent him home.
Officers were also dispatched to Normandale Park for property damage to a warming house.
A Maple Grove business reported that about $500,000 was allegedly embezzled by an employee.
Incidents as reported by the Richfield Public Safety Department.
A 66-year-old man was arrested for fifth degree criminal sexual conduct.
A twice-weekly selection of incidents drawn from Hopkins police files.
Police say they found firearms, marijuana, methamphetamine, ecstasy and hashish when they raided Matthew Richard Grove's apartment earlier this month.
The Buffalo School District issued a statement regarding a suspicious man in the Hanover area.
A roundup of selected Golden Valley Police Department calls and arrests.