Semi Near Space Aliens, Nearly Naked Man and Pumpkin Attacks: West Metro Police, Court Report
Details on high-speed chase charge and a murder victim identified were also reported. A wrap-up of crime, fire and court incidents in the west metro for the week of Nov. 18-25, 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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A married couple was found deceased in their home on Westwood Road, north of I-394, after a Black Friday fire.
The latest Plymouth Police blotter shows a vehicle-type assault and a suspected juvenile assailant strangling another person.
A 17-year-old male has been charged for fleeing a police officer in a high-speed chase that went through Golden Valley, Plymouth and Maple Grove.
Someone threw a pumpkin through an Eden Prairie couple's family room window and smashed a large rock into their truck windshield. This and other police incidents are described in this week's blotter.
Police say Bryce William Banks arranged to sell methamphetamine to an undercover informant in the U of M's Comstock Hall.
St. Louis Park Police Department officers said West End Doubletree Suites front desk staff called for help around 3:15 a.m. Oct. 28 when a "heavily intoxicated" 23-year old Minnetonka resident lurched in. He couldn't remember how he arrived at the hotel, and was wearing only a shirt, underwear, and flip-flops.
State troopers say they found five Xanax pills tucked inside a pocket flashlight when they stopped Robert Gerald Malone on a traffic violation.
Kerry Scott was found unresponsive behind a Girard Avenue North home.
Police believe recent string of vandalism reports in Long Lake are connected; orange paint balls used to target multiple homes and vehicles over the weekend.
4 Charged with Stealing Men's Clothing from Ridgedale Macy's
Police say Harvey Jay Williams, Joseph Keith Smith, Marcel Terrel McMath and Terrell Glasper were responsible for a "grab-and-run" theft from Macy's on Nov. 13.
No injuries were reported.
Two vehicles were involved in the accident that happened at the intersection of 73rd Avenue North and Hemlock Lane Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Darnell Jamar Reed, 22, told police he was letting a dog out of his vehicle near the complex when he noticed the party room door was ajar.
Police SWAT teams combed an office building downtown after a 911 call.