A 44-year-old St. Paul man faces a charge accusing him of robbing a Wells Fargo bank in downtown St. Paul Monday. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, Brian Jerome Pawlak is charged with second-degree aggravated robbery in connection to the Jan. 12 incident.
An Alexandria man was arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at another man’s face before hitting him with it, according to police.
Authorities in southern Minnesota are looking for two suspects after an armed robbery at a hotel on Monday night. Albert Lea Police received a call at about 11:06 p.m. on a report of an aggravated robbery at the Holiday In Express on the 77000 block of East Main Street.
A father and son have been charged in connection with the robbery of a pawn shop in Roseville, Minn. early last week. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, 51-year-old Marvin Spencer and 25-year-old Marvin Lee Clinton Spencer Jr. have been charged with aggravated robbery and attempted intentional second degree murder.
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with aggravated robbery after police say she and two of her friends robbed a man who hired her for sex, according to a criminal complaint.
Three teenagers are charged in a string of robberies that resulted in one man being hospitalized for stab wounds to the neck. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Tuesday morning.
Authorities said a man suspected of at least two robberies in the St. Cloud area was arrested Wednesday afternoon. Waite Park Police and local FBI agents executed a search warrant at about 2:30 p.m. at a residence on the 1400 block of Westwind Road in St. Cloud.
Steve Murphy was on his way to work last Thursday and was running the mile between his south Minneapolis home and the bus stop. He was just a few blocks away from Chicago Avenue and 52nd Street when he spotted trouble.
Authorities say a tip from an ex-wife pointed them to a Sartell man suspected in a string of armed robberies along Interstate 94 from the St. Cloud area to the Minneapolis suburbs. Police released a security video after a masked man robbed a Burger King in Maple Grove Wednesday. The ex-wife of 34-year-old Douglas Wayne Gravelle saw the video on the news and told police he wore the same clothes at a child support hearing. She said he’s addicted to prescription drugs and unemployed.
One man has been charged in connection with an incident earlier this week wherein a woman was held down and urinated on as a number of men wearing wigs surrounded her in St. Paul.
A 29-year-old man is accused of beating a Columbia store owner with the butt of his handgun, and leaving the victim covered in his own blood, according to authorities. Brandon Benjamin Broszko was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted aggravated robbery, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.
A Michigan man was charged Monday with 2nd-degree aggravated robbery after robbing a bank Saturday morning with a fake bomb – which shutdown a part of downtown Stillwater for hours. According to a complaint filed in Washington County, 65-year-old David Michael Tyler traveled from his town of Cheboygan, Mich. to Minnesota in order to rob a bank. Tyler says he decided to rob a bank because he owes $90,000 in child support payments and felt he had no other option.
A 27-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of shooting and killing a Shakopee High School student that was part of a triple shooting during an apparent drug deal, according to charges filed Wednesday in Scott County Court.
Authorities say one person was arrested Monday night and another suspect is still at large in connection with a home invasion in Brooklyn Park.
A 25-year-old Stillwater man was charged Tuesday in connection with the Woodbury hotel standoff last Friday that left one person dead and several others hurt.