Police have arrested a man in connection with five robberies of cab drivers over a two-day period. Authorities say Tonio James Weaver was arrested at a residence on the 5100 block of Knox Avenue North Wednesday morning.
A 42-year-old Fridley man has pleaded guilty to robbing two Twin Cities’ shoe stores in early January, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.
Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is accused of assaulting and robbing five cab drivers at knifepoint in the past two days.
Police in St. Paul are trying to find the man who forced grocery shoppers to drive him to cash machines. The victims were forced into their vehicles at gunpoint at the Kowalski’s Market on Grand Avenue, with the most recent robbery on Saturday night. Kowalski’s shopper Carl Dehnert says these crimes or unsettling, considering that it’s located in one of those neighborhoods where everyone knows your name.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of the suspect who reportedly assaulted and robbed a 17-year-old girl in Bunker Hills Park earlier this week. The incident happened at around 5:12 p.m. Tuesday. The victim told police she was walking with another person that day when they separated and left in different directions.
The third suspect in a 2011 Minneapolis robbery that turned deadly was convicted of murder on Wednesday by a Hennepin County jury. Nisius McAllister, who had been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with an August 2011 shooting in the Little Earth community of Minneapolis, was convicted on both counts.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after a 17-year-old girl was reportedly assaulted and robbed in Bunker Hills Park in Andover.
The Hastings man arrested for allegedly robbing a gas station at knife-point before fleeing on a “light colored kids bike” was charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery. According to the charges, Joseph Robert Olson, 27, robbed the gas station on Vermillion Street at 5:08 a.m. on May 22 while wielding a 4-inch knife. Surveillance video helped police identify Olson.
Two people are under arrest after a dramatic convenience store robbery in Hastings was caught on tape. WCCO-TV showed surveillance video of the robbery Wednesday night. The video captured a man armed with a knife demanding cash from the registers.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with breaking into multiple homes in Northfield, burgling the residences and killing three dogs. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the home on the 700 block of College Street just after noon on May 8.
At Minneapolis Police’s Fifth Precinct Headquarters, the story behind a small revolver with a bullet sticking out of the barrel has remained a mystery – until now. Now, a retired police officer is remembering the day a fired bullet didn’t leave the chamber.
Police are investigating and looking for a suspect after a cab driver was apparently robbed and locked in the trunk of his vehicle Monday morning in Minneapolis.
Police in Wisconsin have arrested a mother and son wanted in connection with alleged felonies in Minnesota and North Dakota.
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect involved in two robberies at Metro Transit bus stops this week.
A 16-year-old Minneapolis boy has been charged with 13 felony counts in connection to a south Minneapolis robbery spree Sunday, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.