Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The chase reportedly reached speeds of 110 mph.
A driver led Golden Valley police on a chase early Tuesday morning that culminated near Hopkins’ Mainstreet, Hopkins Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg said. The chase began when Golden Valley officers tried to stop the driver at 12:46 a.m. Golden Valley crime analyst Joanne Paul said that the chase orginated near Interstate 394 and Highway 169. Four Golden Valley police officers tried to stop the man during the four-mile pursuit, according to Paul. Audio recorded by Police Clips stated that police reached speeds of 110 mph as they excelerated down southbound Highway 169. Click here to listen to the audio. Glassberg said the chase finished at Fifth Avenue and Mainstreet when the driver tried to run away. Paul said the 44-year-old man faces two …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
This week's selection includes a new store that creates new clothes from old, two amputees who share their stories with students, and an important coin toss.
Editor’s Note: Every week we will bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Minneapolis Teen Charged In Multi-City High-Speed Chase Burglary suspects led police on a chase for 17 miles early Tuesday morning. The chase ended in Maple Grove, where three men were arrested. MAC Nixes Flight Pattern Shifts for Edina Skies Edina skies are safe for the time being, after the Metropolitan Airports Commission opted to nix a major shift in flight patterns over select swaths of the city. Owner Says Prices Will Be Cheap at New Liquor Store in St. Louis Park …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Three men led police on a chase for 17 miles on Tuesday morning during rush-hour. Patch has since updated the story with new information.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Nathan Ford Nishizuka is charged with fleeing officers on his motorcycle, reaching speeds of 120 mph and swerving around other cars on the highway.
On Aug. 20, a Golden Valley motorcyclist dodged cars and dipped in and out of traffic during a police chase that reached speeds of 120 mph. Nathan Ford Nishizuka, 25, is charged with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a felony with a maximum penalty of three years in prison and a $5,000 fine. According to the criminal complaint, signed by Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Dan Beasley, troopers on routine patrol near Interstates 94 and 394 spotted Nishizuka’s motorcycle exceeding the speed limit just before 1:30 a.m. Aug. 20. Troopers began to pursue Nishizuka after activating their emergency lights and siren, but Nishizuka accelerated to 75 mph and began passing numerous vehicles, occasionally reaching a speed of 120 mph as he tried to …