The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department is releasing an updated wanted poster for fugitive Lyle “Ty” Hoffman. The poster includes a new photo taken on Labor Day at a metro area big-box retail store. The 44-year-old is charged with the murder of his former boyfriend and business partner, Boston-Scientific-executive Kelly Phillips.
As the search for Lyle “Ty” Hoffman continues, the reward money for his capture grows. Whoever helps authorities track down a man who has eluded police for nearly a month will earn $25,000.
The FBI is offering a reward to help find a man they say robbed a St. Paul bank while wearing a very recognizable outfit. The robbery happened at the U.S. Bank on Cleveland Avenue around 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Investigators say a man walked into the bank, claimed to have a gun and demanded money.
Roseville Area High School was put on lockdown Thursday morning after a suspect fled towards the school following a bank robbery. Roseville Police say the TCF Bank located inside of Cub Foods near Har Mar Mall was robbed just after 9 a.m. The suspect was last seen fleeing northeast from Har Mar Mall towards the school, which is one mile away.
The death of a bicyclist on his way to work five-and-a-half years ago is still fresh in the minds of Minneapolis Police. Jim Nisser, 65, was killed in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, 2008. He was biking to his job at the Minikahda Club near Lake Calhoun when he was struck from behind by an SUV at the intersection of Excelsior Boulevard and 32nd Street in Minneapolis.
Police in Minneapolis are looking for the public’s help in solving a 20-month-old homicide.
The FBI and Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down two armed men who robbed a Minneapolis bank Monday afternoon. According to the FBI, two men entered the Woodlands National Bank at 1113 E. Franklin Ave. at 3:30 p.m. They ordered everyone to lie on the ground, and witnesses say they even physically pushed victims down. They jumped the teller counter and took an undisclosed amount of money.
Police are teaming up with Crime Stoppers to solve a homicide that happened in the summer of 2012. Lois Swenson was found murdered in her north Minneapolis home on June 13, 2012. Lt Richard Zimmerman believes Swenson had helped the suspect in the past. He said there is a man who knows the suspect, and they hope he comes forward.
Minneapolis Police and Crime Stoppers are teaming up to catch the man responsible for shooting a 14-month-old girl and two teens, one of whom was pregnant. According to police, the shootings happened on the early evening of August 20 on the 2900 block of Lyndale Avenue North in Minneapolis. MyKhalea Smith, 14 months old, Trenay Smith, 19 and Javar Smith, 17, were all on the porch of a residence when an unidentified man walked up and began shooting at them. MyKhalea was shot near her shoulder, while Trenay and Javar were both shot in the leg. Trenay was pregnant at the time.
Minneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in solving a June armed robbery, offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information. Authorities said at 10 p.m. on June 23, 2013, an adult female was robbed at gunpoint on the 4200 block of Linden Hills Boulevard. Just 20 minutes afterward, a white female went to the Super America at East Lake Street and purchased $300 worth of gift cards with the victim’s credit card.
First Fuel Banks said hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage was done to two of their locations after someone poured an unknown substance into diesel storage tanks, authorities say. The St. Cloud Police Department is seeking any information on finding who intentionally contaminated the fuel at the First Fuel locations at Lincoln Avenue and Waite Park on Friday.
A 38-year-old Oakdale man has been charged with sexual assault after he turned himself into Roseville Police late last week. Kevin Johnson turned himself in last week after a Washington County Sheriff’s chaplain recognized the suspect as being one his of church parishioners.
Roseville Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is alleged to have sexually assaulted a woman in the Crossroads of Roseville Mall parking lot Saturday night. According to authorities, the alleged assault occurred at approximately 8:20 p.m. when a man walked up to a 51-year-old woman who was putting items in her trunk.
Police have teamed up with Crime Stoppers to find the suspect in the April 2 shooting that killed 34-year-old Tommy Bardney on the 1000 block of Humboldt Avenue North in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Police is joining forces with Crime Stoppers to solve an armed robbery that took place on March 17 at a bar in the Bancroft neighborhood.