A car on the 4400 block of Colfax Avenue South was broken into overnight. A golf bag containing 15 clubs was taken.
A caller on the 3100 block of Harriet Avenue South reported her car had been broken into overnight and her iPhone 4, which had been laying on the front seat, had been stolen.
A car on the 4300 block of Dupont Avenue South was broken into overnight and $10 in cash and coins taken.
A car on the 3300 block of Elliot Avenue South was broken into between 3 a.m. and 2 p.m. on August 5. The driver’s GPS device was stolen, but her phone was not, as it was hidden in a cupholder, under a napkin.
An unknown suspect broke into a house on the 3800 block of Nicollet by cutting open a window screen while its owner was at work. Several electronic items were taken.
An unknown suspect tried to steal a car on the 1400 block of West 33rd Street by punching the ignition with an unknown tool. The thief was not successful, but stole unnamed items out of the car.
Between 7:20 a.m. and 6:14 p.m., an unknown suspect broke into a duplex on the 4000 block of Aldrich Avenue by cutting open a screen window on the lower unit. During the same burglary, a bicycle belonging to the residents of the upstairs unit was taken.
A 13-year old called police to report someone had stolen his cellphone from his backpack while he played basketball at the Armatage Park community center.
A car was broken into overnight on the 5600 block of Stevens Avenue South.
A 72-year old St Louis Park resident’s car was taken from the 3500 block of Grand Avenue South between noon and 5 p.m.
Thieves attempted to steal a car from the 3200 block of Dupont Avenue South. Instead, they drove it into a nearby lamp pole.
A person was aggressively relieved of their wallet on the 6000 block of Nicollet Avenue South around 2 a.m.
Police and an alert resident caught a burglar in the act of trying to climb through the window of a house on the 3300 block of Colfax Avenue South around 3 p.m. The house’s resident had called police after she noticed a strange man lurking around her house, peering into the windows on the first floor.
Around 8 p.m., a Champlin resident had her purse stolen from a car after leaving it in plain view on the passenger seat. The car was parked near the intersection of Queen Avenue and 42nd Street.
A resident of the 3100 block of Pillsbury Avenue South accidentally left her phone on a picnic table in front of her residence when she went inside to put away groceries. When she realized the phone was missing, she confronted the roughly eight unknown men sitting at or near the picnic table she was at. In response to her inquiries, they laughed, got in cars, and drove away
The tire of a Hopkins resident’s car was slashed around 2 a.m. on West 32nd Street.
A visitor to the Blaisdell Avenue YMCA had his wallet stolen out of a wallet locker after loosing the key during his workout. CCTV recordings are being searched to determine the thief’s identity.
An ground-floor apartment on the 3300 block of Nicollet was broken into overnight.
A car was stolen overnight from the 4500 block of Colfax Avenue South.
A car parked near the intersection of 36th Street and Lake Calhoun Parkway was broken into while its owner went for a bike ride around 3 p.m.
A man barged into an elderly Windom resident’s home on the 6100 block of Nicollet, claiming he was searching for a third man. While in the home, he broke a door. The suspect was gone when police arrived.
In a peculiar case, vandals or thieves shaved the tabs off of a car owned by a Lynnhurst resident some time between May 30 and Aug. 2. The driver didn’t realize her situation until Minneapolis Traffic Control ticketed her.
A car was broken into overnight on the 3400 block of Humboldt Avenue South.
Police arrested a 29-year old Minneapolis man for trying to break into a house on th 3600 block of 1st Avenue South.
A caller reported a man slashed the tires of a car on the 3400 block of Garfield avenue south. The suspect was gone when police arrived.
A briefcase was reported stolen from a car on the 5600 block of Emerson Avenue South. The owner speculated it had gone missing between his dinnertime visit to the Calhoun Beach Club the day before and when he got up to catch a flight.
Residents of the 3800 block of Drew Avenue South called police to report a break-in of their garage between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. on July 27. The same garage had already been burglarized on the night of June 30.
A resident of the 4900 block of Newton Ave South called police to report their garage had been broken into between 4 p.m. on July 27 and 6 p.m on July 29 while they were out of town. Their son had left the garage door open, according to the police report. Burglars took one bicycle and the front tire of another.
A driver’s door was damaged in on the 3500 block of 1st Avenue South.
A resident of the 3100 block of Aldrich Avenue South reported their car was broken into on the night of July 20.
Around 5:30 p.m., officers patrolling Thomas Beach were flagged down by two people who said their bags had been stolen. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.
A car parked on the 3200 block of Elliot Avenue South was stolen while its owner was out of town.
A car parked on the 4400 block of Queen Avenue South was broken into and a purse taken from the trunk.
A house on the 4500 block of Vincent Avenue South was egged on the night of July 29th.
Officers cited two men for illegally removing solid waste from recycling bins on the 500 block of 31st Street West. One of the men also had a warrant out of Hennepin County for a gross misdemeanor, and was booked into the Hennepin County Jail on that warrant.
A car parked on the 4000 block of Elliot Avenue South was stolen overnight.