Maplewood police say a 40-year-old St. Paul man died shortly after being assaulted for trying to break up a bar fight late Tuesday night. Now, 23-year-old man is in custody and two others are being actively sought.
A rash of laptop thefts in the east metro has coffee shops on high alert. Thieves are stealing laptops right out of the hands of customers at businesses in Maplewood and St. Paul. Two recent cases at a Caribou Coffee happened in broad daylight. Nick Ryan occasionally stops by the Caribou on Rice Street in Maplewood.
Authorities in Maplewood say an 84-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday has been found and is safe. Arthur Robert Arnold, Jr., of Maplewood, left his home at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to a St. Paul barbershop, but never got there.
Maplewood Police say they’ve found four explosive devices on four separate occasions in the city between last Wednesday and Monday of this week. Police Chief Paul Schell says the devices look like pipe bombs, and use a wick as an igniter. He says the wicks on all four devices were lit, but all failed to detonate.
Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.
Authorities are asking for help to identify a burglary suspect scene in surveillance video taking a countertop safe from a Maplewood assisted living center earlier this month. Police said a man was spotted stealing the safe at about 2 a.m. on Nov. 2 at Homestead of Maplewood on the 1800 block of Sheridan Avenue.
A 34-year-old man is dead after the crane he was operating tipped on its side. Maplewood Police and Fire responded to an emergency call around 12:01 p.m. Monday at the St. Paul Hmong Alliance Church, located at 1770 McMenemy St.
After making a second request for an extension, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged a 17-year-old boy with murder in the death of his 16-year-old girlfriend.
Maplewood Police arrested a 17-year-old boy Friday in connection with the death of Anna Hurd, a teenager from North St. Paul who was stabbed to death last week.
Authorities have identified the 16-year-old girl who was stabbed to death in Maplewood.
The first day of school for thousands of students around the Twin Cities metro has started with at least two accidents involving school buses, according to authorities.
A 24-year-old Maplewood man is accused of assaulting a 4-month-old baby that wouldn’t stop crying and is also accused of sexually abusing the baby, according to charges filed Tuesday by the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
Maplewood Police are apologizing after an innocent man was mauled by one of their German shepherds. Bob Rozmarynowski was on his morning walk Monday, when a police dog attacked him. The K9 team was trying to catch another man who was eventually arrested for having drugs.
Maplewood Police are looking for three men accused of ramming into a car and shooting at it on Tuesday night.
A lockdown is over at a Maplewood elementary school after police took a student’s relative into custody.