Saturday, February 9, 2013
Golden Valley police arrested the driver at the intersection of Interstate 394 and Highway 169.
On Feb. 3, Golden Valley police arrested a 41-year-old Hopkins man for speeding, drunk driving and driving after cancellation. The man was stopped by the police when he was caught speeding near the intersection of Highway 169 and Interstate 394. According to a Golden Valley incident report, the man lost control of his car and crashed. When police arrested the man, reports show that a breathalyzer test resulted in a .17 blood alcohol level. He was arrested on fourth-degree DWI charges.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Sheriff Rich Stanek reminds football fans to not drive drunk.
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office press release. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office urges you to help spread an important safety message to the public about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday — Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. Impaired-driving crashes—and fatalities—can be prevented by designating a sober driver and using common sense prevention: Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Football League and TEAM (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management)
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Golden Valley resident was arrested on fourth-degree DUI charges.
On Dec. 20 at around 9:40 a.m., Golden Valley police arrested a resident for speeding and DUI charges. According to a Golden Valley police incident report, the 58-year-old woman was driving on Rhode Island Avenue North when she veered off the road and crashed into the trees. The woman agreed to blood test and a driver evaluation at the scene, and was arrested. According to the Golden Valley arrest report, between Dec. 17 and Dec. 23, two other people were arrested for drunk driving. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jacalyn Sticha wrote in a Golden Valley patch blog that over 570,191 Minnesotans [10.7 %] have one or more DWIs on record. Of licensed drivers in the state, Sticha said 1 in 7 have one or more incidents on record, 1 in 17 have two or…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Edina man was arrested on Halloween by Golden Valley Police.
At midnight on Halloween, Golden Valley police arrested an Edina man for speeding, but he wasn't just a few miles over the limit. According to the Golden Valley arrest report, the 30-year-old had reached speeds of more than 100 miles per hour before he was pulled over at the 6000 block of Ryan Avenue South. The man was also arrested on third-degree DWI charges. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Other arrests made between Oct. 29 and Nov. 4 include: Oct. 29 Oct. 30 Oct. 31 Nov. 1 Nov. 2 Nov. 3
Friday, April 1, 2011
It's something Golden Valley police know well, and something they intend to change... at least in our community.
It was a normal, cold Tuesday morning for Golden Valley police in mid-February when several calls came in complaining of a suspicious driver. Before noon, police had pulled over and arrested a man for driving while intoxicated. But, this was no rookie; it turned out to be his eighth DWI on record. “It’s kind of the thing where we can’t really plan for it because you never know where you’re going to come across an individual who is drunk driving,” says Joanne Paul, crime analyst with the Golden Valley Police Department. While police hadn’t planned on making a DWI arrest before noon that day, Paul says unfortunately, it’s become all too common. So common in fact, the latest statistics from 2009 show one out of every seven current Minnesota …