String Of Heroin Overdoses Prompts Nonprofit's Emergency Training SessionsFive people in Hennepin County overdosed on heroin Thursday, according to a group battling overdoses and addictions. That prompted the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation to host emergency training Saturday.
1 Arrested In Hugo After Police StandoffOfficers in Hugo arrested a man after an hours-long standoff, according to police. Michael James Hardy, 43, was arrested on two active warrants. The first was for federal probation violation and the second was for first-degree controlled substance with a weapon.
MPD Helps Foil Stolen Electronics-For-Meth PipelineA drug pipeline that supplied meth from the Twin Cities to North Dakota has shut down. Strangely enough, it all started with electronics stolen from homes and businesses in Grand Forks and Twin Cities suburbs. The investigation began in North Dakota, according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Scott Downing.
Nurse Accused Of Stealing Narcotics From Senior Living CenterA Ramsey man is facing charges after he allegedly stole a number of narcotics from patients in the senior living center where he worked. Kevin Avery Boldt, 49, faces one count of theft/use/transfer of a controlled substance without consent.
Police: Drug Suspect In Hospital After Fleeing, Jumping Wall On I-94St. Paul police say a suspect in a narcotics investigation is in the hospital after attempting to evade police Wednesday afternoon. Police say they were investigating a narcotics call in downtown St. Paul when the suspect took off running and jumped a wall at Wabasha Street and Interstate 94.
County Atty's To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 YearsThe county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.
Charges: Man Threatens To Shoot Woman With Crossbow A 44-year-old St. Cloud man assaulted and threatened to shoot a woman with a crossbow, and after a search warrant of his home, he was arrested for both assault and possession of narcotics, police say.
Pill Thieves Might Be Mining Victims From Obituaries A grieving widow thinks her husband's obituary made her a target for prescription pill thieves.
Son Shows School Principal Evidence That His Mom Uses MethAfter a 12-year-old boy showed his school principal evidence that his mother was using narcotics, 32-year-old Sabina Marie Coolen, of Chatham Township in Wright County, has now been charged with storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.
Hopkins Man Arrested, Charged For Illegal Narcotics, GunsA 27-year-old Hopkins man has been charged with nine felonies after an investigation located illegal narcotics and firearms in his home and vehicle, according to the Southwest Hennepin Drug Task Force.
County Attorneys Meet With St. Paul Police Chief To Discuss Crime Lab ProblemsThe Dakota, Ramsey and Washington county attorneys have met with St. Paul’s police chief to discuss issues relating to how the St. Paul Crime Lab handles narcotics cases.
Minn. Nurse Gets 1 Year For Stealing Narcotics A Twin Cities nurse has been sentenced to a year in prison for stealing narcotics from patients.