Burglary

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‘Pocket Dial’ Leads To Triple Arrest In Mankato Burglary

Three Mankato residents are in custody in connection to a burglary that police first got wind of due to a 911 pocket dial. The Blue County Sheriff’s office says a 911 dispatcher received a call from a cell phone at about 3:45 a.m. Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Cheap Tech Helping Homeowners Respond Faster To Crime

In the last two weeks, two homeowners have used the power of technology to catch burglars in action inside their homes.

Homeowners in south Minneapolis and Roseville used a combination of gadgets and small cameras to capture high-quality video of the thieves.

03/09/2015

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Suspect Caught On Camera Burglarizing S. Mpls. Home

A burglar breaks into a south Minneapolis home — and the whole thing is caught on camera. Homeowner Joe Craddock recorded it using a smartphone app. “I’m thinking, ‘Someone’s in my house. Who is this?'” Craddock said.

03/06/2015

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Roseville Burglary Suspect Caught On Baby Monitor, Bit By K9

A $3.99 baby monitor iPhone app helped Roseville police arrest a burglary suspect.

03/04/2015

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Charges: Man Broke Leg During Pot Burglary

A 44-year-old St. Paul man has been summoned to appear in court after allegedly telling police that he sneaked into an apartment last year, stole bags of marijuana and broke his leg while trying to make his escape.

02/24/2015

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Man Charged With Burglary In Case Where Mpls. Cop Was Shot

A 43-year-old Crystal man is charged in the burglary where an investigating officer was later shot and wounded, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

02/24/2015

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Minneapolis Police Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

A Minneapolis Police officer is in stable condition after he was shot early Saturday morning. Police says the shooting happened just before 5 a.m. after two officers had finished clearing the scene of a burglary call on the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North.

02/21/2015

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Maple Grove Police: Burglaries On Rise Near Eagle Lake

Maple Grove police are urging residents who live near Eagle Lake to keep an eye out after three burglaries were reported in the past month. The first burglary happened on Jan. 16 at a home on the 11800 block of 65th Avenue, the second on Feb. 6 on the 11200 block of Red Fox Drive and the third on the 9600 block of 64th Avenue.

02/10/2015

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MPD Helps Foil Stolen Electronics-For-Meth Pipeline

A drug pipeline that supplied meth from the Twin Cities to North Dakota has shut down. Strangely enough, it all started with electronics stolen from homes and businesses in Grand Forks and Twin Cities suburbs. The investigation began in North Dakota, according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Scott Downing.

01/31/2015

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U.S. Attorney: Meth Found In Home Of Mpls. Man Facing Conspiracy Charges

A Minneapolis man already facing conspiracy charges is now also facing charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine. Abbas Ateia Al Hussainawee, 40, has been charged with conspiracy to engage with interstate transportation of stolen goods and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

12/23/2014

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Minnetonka Police Issue Crime Alert Following 8 Residential Burglaries

The Minnetonka Police Department are asking homeowners to be aware this holiday season after eight burglaries have occurred since Nov. 17. According to the Minnetonka Police Department, a crime alert was issued after four residential burglaries occurred between Nov. 17 and 19.

12/04/2014

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2 Computers Allegedly Stolen From Eagan Food Shelf

An Eagan food shelf was burglarized sometime between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, according to the executive director. According to the executive director, Lisa Horn, staff of The Open Door’s Eagan location came in Thursday to see the food shelf in disarray.

12/04/2014

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Charges: Man, 20, Stole Electric Scooter, Several Oxygen Tanks

An Anoka man is facing burglary charges after he allegedly stole an electric scooter and several oxygen tanks from a medical supply store, Coon Rapids Police said. Matthew Lee Wright-Mark, 20, faces one count of burglary in the second degree and one count of burglary in the third degree.

12/03/2014

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$10,000 Of Gold Coins Burglarized From St. Cloud Home

A burglar in St. Cloud stole more than $10,000 worth of gold collector coins, along with a large amount of cash.

11/21/2014

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Officials: Student Home Near St. Thomas Burglarized

Officials from the University of St. Thomas are issuing an advisory after the home of two students living near campus was burglarized. According to University of St. Thomas public safety, two students reported a burglary at their residence around 3 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Prior Avenue and Ashland Avenue.

11/14/2014

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Rosemount Police Seek Suspect In Dry Cleaner Burglary

The Rosemount Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man suspected of burglarizing a dry cleaning store earlier this week. Police say the incident happened at about 8:35 p.m. Tuesday at the Total Care Dry Cleaners facility in Rosemount.

11/07/2014

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Northfield Man Gets Nearly 5 Years For Killing Dogs In Burglaries

A 30-year-old man will spend nearly five years in jail in a burglary spree that resulted in three dogs being killed in May 2013 in Northfield. Matthew David Jensen had been charged with one count of first-degree burglary, four counts of second-degree burglary, torturing animals and fifth-degree drug possession in connection with incident.

10/22/2014

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Police: Holocaust Heirloom Stolen In Madison

Madison police say a Star of David pendant that survived the Holocaust has been stolen from a University of Wisconsin fraternity house.

10/10/2014

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North Branch Office Burglary Under Investigation; Reward Offered For Info

Officials in North Branch say a $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect who burglarized an office building and tried to set it on fire.

10/09/2014

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Police: Burglars Break Through St. Paul Business’s Outer Wall

A sport clothing business was burglarized Monday morning when someone forced their way through the outside wall. According to the incident report, police responded to a call at 11:45 a.m. Monday of a burglary at the Sports Dome in the 1500 block of University Avenue in St. Paul, Minn.

09/24/2014

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Police: Bar Burglarized In Buhl

Police say a Buhl, Minn. bar was burglarized late Saturday evening. According to the St. Louis County, police received a call of a burglary at Billy’s Bar that took place sometime overnight Saturday, Sept. 6. The suspect(s) entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of cash and checks.

09/08/2014

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Police: Home Burglarized In Stearns Co.

Officers in Stearns County are searching for a male who allegedly robbed a woman’s home Monday afternoon. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner returned around 12:32 p.m. Monday and saw an adult male in her home.

08/04/2014

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Police: $1,000 Reward Offered In Chaska Church Burglary, Theft

Authorities in Chaska say a $1,000 reward is being offered to find the responsible party after a safe containing church documents was recently stolen. Chaska Police said the incident happened at the Chaska Moravian Church at 115 Fourth St. on July 14.

08/01/2014

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2 Charged In Northern MN Burglary, Using Stolen Credit Cards

Two people are accused of burglarizing a northern Minnesota residence and attempting to use stolen credit cards at a retailer in the area, according to charges filed this week in Douglas County Court.

07/26/2014

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Police: Verizon Burglars Cut Hole In Wall, Climbed Through Ceiling Tiles

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.

07/15/2014

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