A routine traffic stop has led to a lawsuit against a Robbinsdale Police officer. Melvin Newbern, a former Gopher’s basketball star, is suing Officer Brian Sloat, claiming the officer used excessive force in an arrest in early 2013. Dash-cam video captured on the morning of Feb. 13, 2013 shows Sloat putting Newbern through a field sobriety test after stopping him on suspicion of drunk driving.
Two people were arrested Thursday after witnesses saw someone with a gun on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. The school was put in lockdown when a UMD employee called 911 after seeing a man drop a weapon. The university says a 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were arrested, and a pellet gun was recovered.
A 49-year-old Shoreview, Minn. man is now charged with disorderly conduct for shoving an 11-year-old boy at a community pool.
The Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing “Let It Snow,” Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
St. Cloud Police say they arrested a 22-year-old after he allegedly assaulted a hospital worker early Saturday morning. Police say Zeppelin Michael Peterson was arrested after the St. Cloud Hospital incident.
A 30-year-old man from St. Paul was arrested by St. Cloud Police Wednesday night for throwing a rock through a car window with one adult and three children inside. Police responded to the incident at about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block 19th Avenue North in St. Cloud.
A woman was found passed out and naked from the waist down in a car parked outside of a K-12 school in Clayton, Wis. Sunday afternoon. According to authorities, 34-year-old Cheri Fullarton was passed out in a car outside of the Clayton School at approximately 2:18 p.m. When Fullarton become responsive, she agreed to take a preliminary breath test which resulted in a .277 reading.
A 20-year-old Racine man who’s accused of engaging in lewd behavior in a library has been banned from “all the libraries on the face of the earth.”
Two men were arrested early Sunday morning and a rowdy crowd had to be pepper-sprayed during a bar fight in St. Cloud, according to police.
A man has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a fight after the Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers game last month.
A city council member from West St. Paul has been accused of misconduct as a public employee and disorderly conduct after allegedly trying to stop the development of a property near his home.
Ra’Shede Hageman, 21, had a misdemeanor disorderly charge against him dropped Monday in connection with a May 10 incident at Sally’s Bar in Dinkytown.
A graduation party ended with a huge fight Friday night, which had to be broken up by police.
Authorities said Ra’Shede Hageman, 21, was arrested shortly after 2 a.m. on a gross misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct after he reportedly got into a fight with someone at Sally’s Bar in Dinkytown.
A Superior, Wis., police officer accused of punching his girlfriend in Minnesota has reached a plea agreement.