A man accused of ambushing an armored truck guard at a St. Paul, Minn. gas station is now facing federal charges. Christopher Ward was charged this week with robbery in a theft caught on surveillance cameras. It happened at a SuperAmerica on Jan. 14, 2011
Two Minnesota men have been convicted of charges related to burglaries of pharmacies and automated teller machines beginning in 2009, according to FBI’s Minneapolis Field Office.
Police are hoping new surveillance photos will help investigators crack an unsolved killing. In late August, college student Hagos Melake, 26, hitched a ride in downtown St. Paul and later turned up dead.
A man who was found dead, lying in the parking lot of a business in Shoreview, has been identified. Authorities were called to the business on the 5700 block of Hamline Avenue in Shoreview around 6:40 a.m. on Aug. 29. Upon arrival, they found a man who was already deceased.
A Minnesota man has been indicted on a federal charge that he stole more than $182,000 from ATMs while working as an armored truck driver. Thirty-one-year-old Christopher James Diestler was charged this week with one count of bank larceny.
A St. Paul man is charged in the kidnapping of a couple from a grocery store parking lot.
Police in St. Paul are trying to find the man who forced grocery shoppers to drive him to cash machines. The victims were forced into their vehicles at gunpoint at the Kowalski’s Market on Grand Avenue, with the most recent robbery on Saturday night. Kowalski’s shopper Carl Dehnert says these crimes or unsettling, considering that it’s located in one of those neighborhoods where everyone knows your name.
In the past two weeks, robbers in Minneapolis’ Bryn Mawr neighborhood have stolen two ATM machines from two separate businesses in brazen smash-and-grab thefts.
Minneapolis Police are looking for a man who stole the car, computer and wallet of a Minneapolis resident on Aug. 14 while the victim was sleeping.
U.S. Bancorp says service has been restored at its 8,000 automatic teller machines across the nation following a two-hour outage.
It was still dark at 5:40 a.m. Friday morning when a Dunbar armored truck pulled into a SuperAmerica gas station at the corner of Lexington Parkway and Energy Park Drive. An armed guard and the truck’s driver were making the early morning stop to fill the store’s Wells Fargo ATM with cash for the weekend.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two women who were allegedly involved in an aggravated robbery and kidnapping from Dec. 15.