Man Charged With Burglary In Case Where Mpls. Cop Was Shot A 43-year-old Crystal man is charged in the burglary where an investigating officer was later shot and wounded, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Minneapolis Police Officer Shot, Suspect In CustodyA Minneapolis Police officer is in stable condition after he was shot early Saturday morning. Police says the shooting happened just before 5 a.m. after two officers had finished clearing the scene of a burglary call on the 1100 block of 24th Avenue North.
Man Arrested After St. Paul Officer Is Shot In Face With WeaponA 18-year veteran of the St. Paul Police Department was shot in the face by a high-powered BB gun or pellet gun during a standoff late Friday afternoon. St. Paul Police say two officers initially went to a home in the North End neighborhood near Lyton Place and Park Street on a report of a suicidal man.
Man Accused In Officer's Death Held On $2.5M BailSixteen days after he allegedly gunned down veteran Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick, 39-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. made his first court appearance on his arraignment. Fitch is charged in Dakota County Circuit Court with two counts of first-degree murder and premeditated first-degree murder for the killing of Officer Patrick on July 30.
Man Accused In Cop's Death Has Yet To Appear In CourtThe man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer two weeks ago will make his first appearance in Dakota County courtroom before facing charges filed in Ramsey County.
Funeral For Fallen Mendota Heights Officer Is Aug. 6Funeral services for a Mendota Heights police officer shot and killed while making a traffic stop earlier this week were announced Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The funeral for Officer Scott Patrick will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in West St. Paul.
Police: Charges Expected Friday In Cop's DeathHundreds paid their respects at a candlelight vigil to honor a Mendota Heights police officer who was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon while making a traffic stop in West St. Paul. Officer Scott Patrick, 47, was called a well-known family man, a father of two, and one of the department's longest-serving police officers.
Officer Fatally Shot, Person Of Interest Apprehended The suspect in the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer was arrested Wednesday night following a shoot-out just blocks away from the Capitol building.
Cold Spring To Mark 1 Year Since Officer's DeathResidents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker's widow, Alicia.
Investigation Clears Man In Officer Decker's DeathThe man accused of murdering a Cold Spring officer in 2012 has been cleared of any charges. Authorities say evidence shows a second suspect, who committed suicide before being questioned, would have been arrested in the officer's death.
Investigation Into Lino Lakes Officer Shooting ClosedThe investigation into a Lino Lakes officers' shooting has closed without anyone being able to determine who fired the bullet.
Lino Lakes Officer Released From HospitalThe Lino Lakes officer who was accidentally shot last week is now out of the hospital.