Maple Grove Police are working to track down a robber who struck two banks on Tuesday. The suspect, described as a black man in his 40s or 50s, first robbed a TCF Bank in Burnsville just after 4 p.m.
Authorities said a driver suffered minor injuries after a car got into an accident with a school bus Wednesday morning in the south Twin Cities metro. The crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 11 in Burnsville.
Burnsville police said they’ve recovered evidence that leads them to believe that Anarae Schunk, the University of Minnesota student who’s been missing for a week, may have been the victim of a homicide. Burnsville authorities conducted numerous searches of various locations in connection with trying to locate Schunk, and police have obtained several items of evidence as a result.
One man is behind bars after a standoff with police that forced a busy highway to close early Saturday evening. According to Burnsville Police, a man with a sawed-off shotgun entered the Holiday Gas Station on Highway 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville at 6:15 p.m. The man fired once in to the ceiling, and took two employees hostage. Police arrived soon after, and were able to talk the man down to the point of surrender. The gunman made no demands during the standoff.
Burnsville Police are asking for the public’s help to gather information about a recent string of vandalism within the city.
One man is dead and another hurt after an early Tuesday morning shooting in Burnsville, and police are searching for the people responsible. The shooting took place at 2 a.m. on the 2100 block of East 117th Street at a town home complex, police said, but the victims were found in an SUV at the Eagan Super America gas station off Cliff Road.
Two men are accused of breaking into a Burnsville restaurant to steal money and meat last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court. Tyler Cole Stanford and Keith Michael Miller, both 27, were each charged with third-degree burglary in connection with the incident, which happened last Thursday.
Burnsville Police are investigating ten burglaries in the southeast part of the city within the last couple months. According to Burnsville Police Chief Eric Gieseke, the burglaries occurred between May 21 and June 26. The suspect or suspects usually strike during daytime hours. They knock on the front door or ring the doorbell of a residence, and if no one comes to the door, they force their way inside.
The Burnsville Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a man suspected of cashing stolen checks on several occasions throughout the south metro, police said.
The Burnsville Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a man suspected in at least three robberies of businesses in the city.
A 52-year-old Eagan man is accused of pulling a gun on another man during an argument outside a Burnsville bar after a woman in the bar was being repeatedly harassed, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.
A 30-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of driving drunk with several children inside a car and causing a crash near a Burnsville school last week, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
A 25-year-old Burnsville man is accused of exposing himself to a man and his daughter outside their home and saying he was “in heat,” according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.
Distracted driving has been called a national epidemic. The problem is considered so bad, there’s now a push in Washington to adopt a national ban on texting while driving.
Authorities are investigating after a Staples truck lost control and crashed into a home in Burnsville Thursday afternoon, according to police.