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MnDPS: 400+ Arrested For DWI This Weekend

After a weekend of increased DWI patrols and live-tweeted arrests, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MnDPS) has announced hundreds of DWI arrests. The MnDPS tweeted Monday morning that approximately 425 DWI arrests were recorded this weekend.

08/19/2013

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3 Teens Arrested In 79-Year-Old Willmar Woman’s Death

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a 79-year-old woman earlier this week. Authorities believe the homicide took place amid a burglary attempt.

08/01/2013

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53 ‘Johns’ Arrested In 6-Day Minneapolis Prostitution Bust

Minneapolis Police say that 53 people soliciting prostitutes were arrested over the course of six days during a local crackdown on “johns.” The arrests were made between July 12 and July 17.

07/19/2013

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Police: 2 Arrested For Deadly South Mpls Shooting

Police say they arrested two men Tuesday night in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and another injured on the city’s south side earlier this week.

07/10/2013

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Drug Recognition Program Revamped After Controversy

Big changes are in store for a program meant to help law enforcement take impaired drivers off the streets. State leaders are revamping the Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE) training program after allegations of misconduct during the Occupy protests at Peavey Plaza last spring. Witnesses posted videos online, and claimed an officer was offering drugs to protesters to get them to participate in the program.

06/07/2013

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Thousands Of DWI Cases Could Be Thrown Out After Ruling

Thousands of DWI cases could be tossed out because of a Supreme Court ruling.

04/18/2013

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2 Arrested After Worker Interrupts Burglary

Two people were arrested late Saturday night in St. Cloud, Minn. after a worker found them inside a business, allegedly attempting to steal thousands of dollars worth of copper wire.

03/31/2013

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Statewide: At Least 300 DWIs Over New Year’s

At least 300 people were arrested for DWI in Minnesota on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to preliminary DWI arrest information from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.

01/02/2013

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Massive Brawl Erupts At Wis. Bar After Packers-Vikings Game

Two men are in jail and one man is in the hospital after a massive fight erupted at a Wisconsin sports bar after the Packers-Vikings game Sunday afternoon.

12/02/2012

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5 Arrested After Shots Fired In Richfield

Five people were arrested on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis after shots were fired in Richfield on Monday, police said.

09/10/2012

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Minn. Sees Continued Drop In DWI Arrests

Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving.

08/29/2012

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DWI Crackdown Results In 605 Drunk Driving Arrests

Minnesota police officers have arrested 605 drunk drivers after two weekends of a statewide DWI enforcement campaign.

08/28/2012

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Police: Peavey Plaza Temporarily Closed, Arrests Up 300%

Peavey Plaza is being temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.

07/17/2012

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Major Heroin Ring Dismantled After 15-Month Investigation

Some of the biggest suppliers of heroin in the metro are behind bars after the Minneapolis Police and the DEA dismantled a major heroin ring Thursday.

07/12/2012

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Authorities: 24 Pounds Of Khat Seized, 3 Arrested

Three people have been arrested after a two-month-long undercover investigation seized 24 pounds of khat in Cambridge, Minn., according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office.

06/28/2012

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