Monday, May 20, 2013
This week's compilation includes a continuing search for Mandy Matula, officers shot in Minneapolis, thousands of speeding tickets and burglary suspect calls victim.
Editor’s Note: Every week we 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, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Maple Grove Burglary Suspects in Custody After Multi-City Pursuit Police are crediting a concerned neighbor for calling 911 as the burglary reportedly occurred Wednesday. Family, Friends and Strangers Search For Mandy Matula A large-scale public search for Matula began Saturday morning in Victoria and Waconia. "I just can't imagine the pain the family's going through, and I want to help," she said Laura Powers of Savage. SLP Woman Warns Police of Clown-Suit-Wearing…
Thursday, January 31, 2013
From a high-speed police chase through Golden Valley, to a new cupcake business opening, Golden Valley Patch was packed with news this month.
As January comes to an end, here's a glimpse at the top stories published on Golden Valley Patch, in order of least popular to most popular. To get the story details, just click on the link. 1. Updated: Police Chase Stolen Car Through Golden Valley And St. Louis Park 2. General Mills to Change Fruit Roll-Up Labels Due to Lawsuit 3. Two Escape ‘Extensive’ Golden Valley House Fire 4. Multiple Police Departments Called to Plymouth Standoff Friday Night 5. Parents Talk: Should Girls Wear Yoga Pants to School? 6. When Can I File My 2012 Tax Return? 7. After Year-Long Fight, Golden Valley Resident’s Eviction Court Hearing Canceled 8. New Business: Gigi’s Cupcakes to Open in Golden Valley 9. Update: Police Make Arrest in Golden Valley Door-to-…
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 …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Brooklyn Center police say two suspects led officers down Highway 169 before they were arrested near Minnetonka Boulevard.
A police chase Thursday morning began in Brooklyn Center and continued through New Hope and Golden Valley, before ending in Minnetonka. At about 2:40 a.m. Jan. 3, a Brooklyn Center police officer spotted two people driving a stolen car in a parking lot near Shingle Creek Parkway and Freeway Boulevard. When the officer tried to stop the car, the driver accelerated and took police on a 14-mile chase. According to Brooklyn Center Police Department Investigative Commander Tim Gannon, an adult male and adult female drove westbound on Interstate 694 and continued southbound on Highway 169 through New Hope and Golden Valley. Gannon said New Hope police and Minnesota State Patrol assisted in the pursuit. On Highway 169, scanner information …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Want a quick recap of the most-read Patch stories for November?
1. Golden Valley, Plymouth and Maple Grove Police Involved in High-Speed Chase Burglary suspects led police on a chase for 17 miles on Nov. 13. The chase ended in Maple Grove, where three men were arrested. 2. Level Three Sex Offender Leaves Golden Valley Clarence Opheim, 64, who has been living in a halfway house in Golden Valley, will be moving to Minneapolis. 3. District 281 Bus Driver Asks Student to Pick Up Gun A Robbinsdale Area Schools spokesperson said a bus driver asked a seventh-grade boy to pick up a gun he spotted along the road. The district is shocked by the incident and has communicated with parents and students. 4. Local Race Results: Golden Valley Election 2012 How did Golden Valley vote in the general election? 5. Nestle'…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Burglary suspects led police on a chase for 17 miles early Tuesday morning. The chase ended in Maple Grove, where three men were arrested.
At about 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, Golden Valley Police responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress at the 500 block of Meadow Lane North in Golden Valley, according to Golden Valley Crime Analyst Joanne Paul. When police arrived at the scene, Paul said three suspects got in a vehicle and fled the area. Officers pursued the car. Paul later confirmed that the truck used to flee the scene was stolen from St. Paul. "The pursuit continued for 17 miles," Paul said. "Officers from Golden Valley, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Hennepin County Sheriff's Office were involved." According to audio obtained by the Facebook site Police Clips, police chased suspects north on County Road 101 through County Road 47 in Plymouth and Bass …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A look at some of the stories about the ones that reportedly did not get away.
It's never a good idea to make an attempt at outrunning police. While some may get away with it, this isn't Hollywood. Here are Patch's picks for the top five reasons you shouldn't flee a police officer. The following are from articles appearing on Patch sites in the west metro during 2012: 1) If you're on probation. 2) If you have outstanding warrants. 3) After firing guns in a high-population area—in broad daylight. 4) If you have a criminal history that includes fleeing police. 5) While driving a stolen car.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
No one was hurt when a Dodge Charger hit other vehicles at Highway 55 and General Mills Boulevard.
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Saturday, February 11, 2012