Metro Transit Police
The driver of a pick-up truck being chased by police was hospitalized Wednesday morning after the pursuit ended with the truck crashing into a brick wall in Maplewood, according to police. Authorities said the chase started at about 2:40 a.m. in Minneapolis on Highway 55 near Interstate 94.
Metro Transit police, St. Paul police and fire and Rail Operations are taking part in an emergency drill for St. Paul’s downtown Light Rail Sunday afternoon. The drill will go from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of University Avenue and Raymond Avenue.
Authorities are investigating after a Maple Grove squad car was involved in an accident with a light rail train in downtown Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Metro Transit Police said the accident happened at about 1 a.m. Saturday near the station at 5th street and 5th Avenue in Minneapolis.
Metro Transit Police arrested a man in St. Paul Tuesday night for allegedly groping a teenage girl on a bus last week, authorities say.
The 54-year-old man who was detained via stun gun by Metro Transit police earlier this week is speaking out.
A 52-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of threatening a Metro Transit bus driver and several other people, including police, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.
A 20-year-old Minneapolis woman is accused of stabbing another woman after an altercation on a Metro Transit bus last weekend, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.
Metro Transit Police are looking for a girl who may have been abducted after being forced from a bus in north Minneapolis late Friday night.
Two people were stabbed last night near the Hiawatha Light Rail Line at the Lake St./Midtown Station Friday night.