Anonymous Tip Helps Minneapolis Police Nab Serial Robberolice say an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers helped them put a serial robber behind bars. Investigators say someone recognized Lamonte Lee Douglas Gross in surveillance video. Police say Gross had a history of armed robbery. He was released from prison, and weeks later they say he went back to his old tricks.
Rochester Police Seek 3 Suspects In $28K Bracelet TheftAuthorities in Rochester are asking for the public's help to identify three men in connection with the theft of a $28,000 bracelet. The incident happed Wednesday in Rochester.
Reward Offered In Bloomington Home BurglariesA special reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in several Bloomington home burglaries.
Sheriff Releases New Hoffman Photo, Warns Of Red-Dyed MoneyThe 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.
Good Question: What Does It Take To Get Reward Money?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.
Man In Construction Garb Robs St. Paul Bank 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 High School Put On Lockdown After Bank RobberyRoseville 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.
Mpls. Police Reopen Cold Case On Bicyclist’s DeathThe 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.
Mpls. Police Just Need A Little More Info To Arrest Suspect In Woman’s KillingPolice in Minneapolis are looking for the public's help in solving a 20-month-old homicide.
FBI, Mpls. Police Search For Armed Bank RobbersThe 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 & Crime Stoppers Team Up To Solve Murder Of N. Mpls. WomanPolice 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.
Reward Offered For Info On Man Who Shot Infant, Pregnant Teen 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.