Anoka County

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16-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed In Anoka Identified

A 16-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening as she ran across Highway 10 in Anoka. The girl’s identity has not yet been released.

11/27/2012

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Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Anoka

A woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle Monday evening as she ran across Highway 10 in Anoka.

11/26/2012

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Rash Of Fatal Accidents On Anoka County’s Viking Boulevard

A two-mile stretch of Viking Boulevard in East Bethel has claimed an unusually high number of lives this year. Now, the popular and well-traveled county road has law enforcement troubled and families grieving.

11/21/2012

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Cops: Husband, Wife Forge $24,000 Money Order For Jewelry

A 61-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife, both of Gheen, Minn., were arrested for purchasing nearly $25,000 in jewelry from an Anoka jeweler on layaway with a fraudulent money order, authorities say.

11/07/2012

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Police: Blaine Woman, 71, Hit By Car, Killed

Police are investigating the death of a 71-year-old pedestrian late Friday in Coon Rapids.

11/03/2012

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Police Say Erratic Driver Hid Meth, Pipe Inside Herself

A woman who Centennial Lakes Police pulled over for driving erratically has been charged after a drug-sniffing dog found methamphetamine hidden inside the woman’s body.

10/09/2012

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Man Allegedly Led Cops On 70 MPH Chase On Stolen Dirt Bike

A St. Francis man is accused of leading police officers on a 70 mile-per-hour chase through a residential area on a stolen dirt bike. An officer parked along County Road 22 in Oak Grove heard a racing engine and saw a man speed by in a dirt bike on Sept. 25 at about 9:30 a.m.

10/03/2012

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2 Pedestrians Struck, Killed By Car On Highway 10

Two people are dead after police say they crossed Highway 10 and were struck by a vehicle.

09/02/2012

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Former Viking Caleb King Charged With Assault

Former Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King is charged with assault for allegedly punching a man outside a birthday party last April. King is charged in Anoka County with third- and fifth-degree assault.

08/10/2012

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Man Charged With Faking Profiles Using Ex’s Nude Pics

A 20-year-old man has been charged with making fake profiles on social networking sites using nude photos of his ex-girlfriend.

07/31/2012

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Anoka County’s ‘Jane Doe’ Identified

A woman who police say refused to give fingerprints or identify herself has been identified, according to a criminal complaint.

07/29/2012

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7 Injured In Blaine Crash, 1 Airlifted From Scene

Authorities in Anoka County say that as many as six people were injured in a Thursday afternoon accident in the Blaine area.

07/26/2012

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Authorities Hope DNA Evidence Will Crack 1987 Case

The Anoka County sheriff’s department is hoping new DNA evidence will help crack a cold case that’s nearly 25 years old.

07/24/2012

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DNA Evidence Might Help Solve Anoka Cold Case

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department is hoping new DNA evidence will help them crack a cold case from the 1980s.

07/23/2012

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Anoka County Sheriff To Discuss 1987 Cold Case Murder

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office will hold a press conference Monday to discuss developments in a cold case murder from 1987.

07/23/2012

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Patrol: 4 Injured In Lino Lakes Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol is on scene for a multiple vehicle crash with serious injuries in Lino Lakes Thursday afternoon.

07/19/2012

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Prosecutors File Motion For Gag Order In Cop Asssault Case

Prosecutors who’ve charged Minneapolis cop, Sgt. David Clifford, with first-degree assault want his lawyer to stop speaking publicly about the case.

07/19/2012

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Cops: Jane Doe Breaks Into Home, Puts Up Blinds, Refuses To Cooperate

Investigators in Fridley say they need help solving one of the most bizarre cases they’ve ever seen. Police say they arrested a woman who refuses to tell them who she is.

07/13/2012

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Centerville Lake Drowning Victim ID’d

A 31-year-old man’a body was recovered from Centerville Lake on Monday afternoon. Thai Vang was last seen trying to swim through weeds after his canoe capsized on Sunday.

07/02/2012

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Fmr. Blaine Coach Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual Conduct

A 20-year-old former high school basketball coach has pleaded guilty to engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

06/25/2012

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Columbia Heights Man Sentenced For Knife Assault On Girlfriend

A Columbia Heights man was sentenced to 163 months in prison for attempted murder. Antonio Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the second-degree from a knife attack on his girlfriend on February 19, 2012.

06/04/2012

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Charges: Grandma Shoplifter Learned From TV Show ‘Cops’

Taking tips from the show “Cops,” an Anoka woman allegedly stole groceries and other items from a Kmart so that she could bake with her grandson, according to a complaint filed in Anoka County.

05/30/2012

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Man Accused In Kidnap, Assault Located In Anoka Co.

A fugitive accused in Pope County of kidnapping and beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Anoka County.

05/23/2012

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Authorities: Man Who Kidnapped Ex-Girlfriend Found

Authorities have found the Mounds View man who allegedly kidnapped his former girlfriend last week.

05/22/2012

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Cyber Crime Conference Helping Authorities Solve Crime In Digital Age

For decades, police could only use old gumshoe and physical evidence to solve most crimes. Then the laboratory breakthrough of DNA evidence was added to the detective’s arsenals. But it was only in the mid-2000s that police forensics entered the digital age, ushering in a new era as fingerprints turned electronic.

05/17/2012

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