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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thousands of DWI cases could be tossed out because of a Supreme Court ruling.
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.
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.
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.
Five people were arrested on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis after shots were fired in Richfield on Monday, police said.
Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving.
Minnesota police officers have arrested 605 drunk drivers after two weekends of a statewide DWI enforcement campaign.
Peavey Plaza is being temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance, according to the Minneapolis Police Department.
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.
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.