Deputies in eastern Minnesota say they are working an extremely rare home burglary case. They say the intruder was especially brazen and the victims say he was barefoot.
A 22-year-old Lakeville man is accused of illegally entering his neighbor’s garage in the middle of the night, driving their car to Walgreens and then returning to the home, where he took off his clothes and knocked on a young woman’s bedroom door.
A former University of Iowa wrestler has taken a plea deal in his Linn County burglaries case. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that 19-year-old Ross Lembeck pleaded guilty to being an accessory to a felony and to drunken driving.
One suspect is in custody and another is being sought after a home was burglarized in St. Cloud last Saturday morning, according to police. Authorities responded to a report of a burglary at about 12:45 p.m. at a house on the 500 block of 6th Avenue South.
A St. Cloud man is in custody on suspicion of intentionally starting a fire in a woman’s apartment early Saturday morning. St. Cloud Police say firefighters and officers were called to an apartment complex on the 800 block of 13th Street South just before 6 a.m.
Three Waseca County juveniles were arrested Wednesday for burglarizing five businesses, a community center and a school over the course of one long and mischievous evening.
A 27-year-old St. Paul man is accused of breaking into a St. Paul apartment and sexually assaulting a female victim last month, according to charges filed Thursday in Ramsey County Court. Jacob Michael McKinley faces charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, first-degree burglary and kidnapping, all felonies, in connection with the June 16 incident.
A 32-year-old Blaine man was arrested Sunday after assaulting a home owner during an attempted burglary and being combative with authorities, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
A man was arrested in St. Cloud early Thursday morning under suspicion of breaking into a Victoria’s Secret store in the Crossroads Mall, and police believe another person got away.
A Duluth man who robbed a Subway franchise at gunpoint and assaulted a woman, whose home he was burglarizing, with a glass vase was sentenced to 13 years and four months in prison on Thursday.
Two Duluth men are in custody on suspicion of breaking into a man’s home and stealing several of his firearms at gunpoint. The St. Louis Sheriff’s office says deputies were called to a residence on Rehbein Road at about 1:30 a.m.
An Anoka man who climbed atop a north Minneapolis home after fleeing law enforcement was charged Friday with multiple crimes. The Hennepin County Attorney’s office says Richard Dean Podvin, 37, is charged with two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of a prohibited person in possession of a gun and one count of fleeing police in a motor vehicle.
A man with nine prior felony convictions is accused of burglarizing a St. Paul home last month, striking the two people inside and making off with a credit card.
A Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney’s office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Charges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
A $3.99 baby monitor iPhone app helped Roseville police arrest a burglary suspect.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.