Maplewood Police are investigating reports of several suspicious and lewd phone calls made to area businesses by someone claiming to be a police officer. In five separate instances involving female call recipients, a man with a deep voice identifies himself as an officer from the Maplewood, St. Paul or Roseville police departments. The caller initially says he is conducting a survey as part of a school presentation project, but then asks the female employee a series of personal questions including their age, hair color and clothing.
Roseville Police say they are holding a 14-year-old boy in custody after he stole a school bus Monday morning. St. Paul Police Lieutenant Lorne Rosand says a Centerline bus driver left her bus at a Holiday gas station located on 1608 Rice St. and went in and got a cup of coffee.
A Crystal man is in custody Wednesday morning after police said he admitted to robbing a bank. Video from a police squad’s dash came shows them pulling up to a car with the man standing there, then he throws his arms up in the air. An officer walks toward him, gun drawn to make the arrest.
Roseville Police have identified the two men involved in a murder-suicide that happened Thursday afternoon. Police say 44-year-old Cheng Vang from Roseville shot and killed his wife’s co-worker – 33-year old Joseph Yang from Brooklyn Park – before turning the gun on himself. The incident happened at 4:15 p.m. in the parking lot of CPI Card Group in the 1900 block of West County Road B2, where Cheng’s wife, Yong Vang, worked with Yang.
A 38-year-old Oakdale man has been charged with sexual assault after he turned himself into Roseville Police late last week. Kevin Johnson turned himself in last week after a Washington County Sheriff’s chaplain recognized the suspect as being one his of church parishioners.
Roseville Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who is alleged to have sexually assaulted a woman in the Crossroads of Roseville Mall parking lot Saturday night. According to authorities, the alleged assault occurred at approximately 8:20 p.m. when a man walked up to a 51-year-old woman who was putting items in her trunk.
Roseville Police arrested a 33-year-old St. Paul man after crashing in to another driver during a police chase early Saturday morning.
A dead dog and a malnourished canine were discovered – in addition to illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash – during a search warrant the Roseville Police and East Metro SWAT executed at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.
Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus didn’t hide her displeasure with police in suburban Minneapolis earlier this week when she took to Twitter to criticize what she felt was an unfair traffic stop.
For the second year in a row, the Minnesota Lynx will advance to the WNBA Finals. As the team is celebrating a big win, one player had her festivities cut short.
Major, the Roseville Police K9 stabbed and beaten by a burglary suspect, is getting better every day, according to Roseville Police.
Major, the Roseville Police K9 stabbed and beaten by a burglary suspect Friday, has made it through emergency surgery at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center.