Man, Teen Charged In Ham Lake Home InvasionA man and a teen from Blaine face several criminal charges in connection to an armed home invasion early Thursday in Ham Lake.
Charges: Cable Installer Almost Hit By Accidentally-Discharged BulletA 26-year-old Blaine man is charged with a felony for recklessly discharging a firearm, and almost injuring a cable installation worker in the process.
'Designated Driver' Charged In DWI Crash; 4 Passengers InjuredA Chisago City man, who claimed he was a designated driver, is charged with injuring several passengers while driving drunk.
Co. Attorney: Man Led Police On 130 MPH Chase After Store ShootingA Brooklyn Park man faces several criminal charges for allegedly shooting a man before taking police on a high-speed chase last Thursday.
BCA Investigating Fatal Columbia Heights Police ShootingA Columbia Heights police officer and a Fridley police officer are now on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man inside a business overnight. It happened in the 700 block of 40th Avenue Northeast in Columbia Heights early Tuesday morning.
St. Paul Man Sentenced For Prolific Auto Theft SpreeA St. Paul man was sentenced Friday to nearly four years in prison for stealing 35 cars in the span of five weeks with a flatbed tow truck. The Anoka County Attorney's office says James Chester Jennings, 51, was convicted of five counts of auto theft, and he was ordered to pay $73,609 to the victims of his crimes.
St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police ChaseA Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney's office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Fridley Man Charged With Slashing Fiancee’s ThroatA Fridley man is charged with the attempted murder of his fiancée after cutting her throat Saturday morning, according to the Anoka County Attorney's Office. James Mitchell Bruins-Ahlers, 22, was charged Tuesday with one count each of attempted second-degree murder, second-degree assault and domestic assault.
Suspect In Brutal Domestic Assault Cuts Own Throat In Front Of PolicePolice officers subdued a 22-year-old man who began to cut his own throat after he was suspected of brutally assaulting his girlfriend Saturday. Fridley Police responded to reports of a domestic situation at 6373 Pierce St. NE, and encountered 22-year-old James Ahlers, who began to cut his throat before officers intervened.
Man Who Impersonated Cop Pleads Guilty To Fridley Sex AssaultA Brooklyn Center man is pleading guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct after he impersonated a police detective, abducted a woman and sexually assaulted her, according to the criminal complaint. Gideon Charles Arrington, 36, posed as a detective on the afternoon of Nov. 23 and approached a woman on the street near the 6400 block of 5th Street NE in Fridley, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office.
Man Pleads Guilty To Filming Boys Changing At Local YMCAsA Coon Rapids, Minn. man pleaded guilty this week to stalking a minor with sexual or aggressive intent after he allegedly filmed boys changing clothes at the Andover YMCA, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office. Robert Dennis Minor, 54, was also charged in March 2013 with four counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors and two counts of use of minors in a sexual performance.
Teen Charged With Setting 2 Fires In Walmart To Mask ShopliftingA Minneapolis woman was charged with two counts of arson after setting two fires inside of a Blaine Walmart store early Monday morning in order to cause a diversion while shoplifting. Rachael Howard Robinson, 19, was charged with one count each of first- and second-degree arson for an incident that took place just before 12:30 a.m. at the Walmart at 11505 Ulysses Street NE, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office.