Woman Shot By Robbinsdale Officer Charged With AssaultThe 18-year-old woman who was shot by a Robbinsdale Police officer on Thursday has been charged with one felony count of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.
Sheriff: Woman With Knife Shot By Robbinsdale OfficerA woman is hospitalized after being shot Thursday evening by a Robbinsdale police officer. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says police were called to an apartment building on the 3700 block of Hubbard Avenue North at about 5:40 p.m. on a call about an unwanted person.
Robbinsdale Police Settles Excessive Force Suit With Former Gophers StarThe Robbinsdale Police Department has settled a federal excessive force lawsuit against one of its officers. Former Gopher basketball star Melvin Newbern filed the lawsuit after his arrest two years ago.
Fmr. Robbinsdale Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Prostitute SolicitationThe former chief of police in Robbinsdale pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute earlier this year. Steven Smith, 45, was arrested in Coon Rapids during a prostitution sting in February.
Fmr. Gopher Star To Sue Robbinsdale PD For Excessive Force A routine traffic stop has led to a lawsuit against a Robbinsdale Police officer. Melvin Newbern, a former Gopher's basketball star, is suing Officer Brian Sloat, claiming the officer used excessive force in an arrest in early 2013. Dash-cam video captured on the morning of Feb. 13, 2013 shows Sloat putting Newbern through a field sobriety test after stopping him on suspicion of drunk driving.
2 Seriously Hurt In Robbinsdale Motorcycle CrashAt least two people suffered serious injuries after a motorcycle accident in Robbinsdale early Friday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.