Police: Man, 26, Arrested After Pointing Handgun At Man Towing His CarA St. Cloud man was arrested Monday morning after he allegedly pointed a handgun at a man attempting to tow his vehicle. Sharmake Mohamed Aden, 26, is facing charges of second degree assault and terroristic threats.
Northfield Police: Bank Robber Considered Armed & DangerousNorthfield police need help tracking down a bank robbery suspect. The robbery happened at about 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Premier Bank on 5th Street East.
Police: Man Attempts To Rob, Assaults 2 U Of M StudentsTwo University of Minnesota students were allegedly robbed and assault near campus early Friday morning, according to police. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Friday near the intersection of 6th Street SE and 12th Avenue SE.
Bicyclist Pulls Gun On Another Bicyclist Near U Of MThe University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after an attempted armed robbery took place near the East Bank campus Thursday night. Police say the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of Harvard Street Southeast and East River Road.
Beltrami Co. Man Charged With Shooting Teen Girl On DeckA Beltrami County man was charged Wednesday with the attempted first-degree murder of a 17-year-old girl over an apparent dispute involving a lawn mower. According to the Beltrami County Attorney's Office, 40-year-old Chad Eric Pickering is accused of shooting his teenage neighbor three times shortly after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard.
Police: 2 Robbed At Gunpoint Near ‘U’Two people were robbed at gunpoint in a parking lot near the University of Minnesota's West Bank campus early Tuesday morning. Minneapolis Police say the crime occurred at about 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the Hard Times Café at 1821 Riverside Ave.
Minnesota Man Convicted Of Arms SmugglingA federal jury has convicted a Minnesota man of smuggling arms to Nigeria and lying on firearms purchase records. Fifty-one-year-old Sheriff Olaleran Mohammed was convicted of one count of smuggling goods from the U.S. and 17 counts of providing false statements while purchasing a firearm.
‘U’ Issues Crime Alert After Violent RobberyThe University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after someone was assaulted and robbed by three men near the West Bank campus Thursday night. According to University officials, someone not affiliated with the U of M was walking near the intersection of Riverside Avenue and 20th Avenue South at about 8:30 p.m. when three men approached the victim from behind.
FBI, Brooklyn Park Police Search For Bank RobberThe FBI and Brooklyn Park Police are looking for a man who robbed a U.S. Bank by gunpoint Thursday afternoon. Police say a man with a black handgun walked into the bank located on 7600 Broadway Ave. at 1:30 p.m. and ordered everyone to get on the ground. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled westbound on 76th Avenue in a gray or silver GMC Yukon or Cadillac Escalade.
Waite Park Police Search For Armed RobberA man robbed a Waite Park gas station Saturday evening with a partially-concealed handgun, according to police. The robbery happened at the Super America at 29 3rd Street NE at about 9 p.m. The suspect, described as a white man in his 40s, showed the clerk a gun which was partially-covered by an orange glove.
Police: Alexandria Armed Robberies May Be LinkedAn armed robber is on the loose after tying up an employee and a customer at an Alexandria video store Monday night, according to Alexandria Police. The incident happened at Premiere Video at approximately 10 p.m., when a man with a black handgun forced an employee to give him an undetermined amount of money from the store's cash register and safe.
Armed Robbery Reported Near University VillageAnother armed robbery has been reported at the University of Minnesota, this time near the University Village. Authorities said the incident occurred around 8:45 a.m. Saturday at the bus stop in front of University Village on University Avenue between 25th Avenue and 26th Avenue SE.