St. Cloud Police
An apparent phone scam targeting foreign students at St. Cloud State University is continuing. The caller is now self-identifying as a police officer, providing a badge number and telling victims that they are going to be arrested.
A 28-year-old St. Cloud man faces a second-degree attempted murder charge after an alleged brutal attack on his roommate. The Stearns County Attorney’s office says Soloman Edward Roundtree was involved in a fight Tuesday morning at a residence on the 300 block of 37th Avenue North.
The St. Cloud Police Department said Thursday its front desk has taken several phone calls from citizens saying they are getting calls from the department’s non-emergency number. Authorities say the calls appear to be targeting foreign students and are coming from one individual claiming to be with the IRS.
Police say a bank robbery in St. Cloud was an inside job. Authorities have arrested two men, including an employee of the Wells Fargo bank.
St. Cloud police are asking for the public’s help to catch a bank robber. Police say a man robbed the Well Fargo Bank on the 200 block of 33rd Avenue South Tuesday afternoon.
St. Cloud police say a 12-year-old girl missing since Monday night has been found. The girl, named Alissa, was found safe at the St. Cloud Library.
One man was arrested and another is at large after they allegedly assaulted a man and struck him with a vehicle Monday night in St. Cloud, according to police.
A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday night for driving drunk, threatening officers and backing into a squad car in St. Cloud, according to police.
Authorities are looking for a suspect after a 36-year-old Minneapolis man was shot early Sunday morning in St. Cloud. Police responded to a report of gunshots at about 4:23 a.m. on the 200 block of 24th Avenue North.
Authorities say a juvenile male was hurt after being shot in St. Cloud Wednesday night. St. Cloud Police were called at about 6:24 p.m. to the 500 block of 15th Ave. SE on a report of a gunshot complaint.
A 19-year-old St. Cloud man is in the Stearns County Jail after being suspected of a drive-by shooting Tuesday that injured one woman. According to St. Cloud Police, Malcolm Cooper is believed to have fired shots at a 19-year-old woman from his vehicle just before 1 p.m. on the 700 block of 13th Street South.
Authorities said a 16-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after colliding with a school bus Tuesday morning in St. Cloud. St. Cloud Police responded to the area of 12th Street and 30th Ave. North in St. Cloud at about 8:06 a.m. on a report of a school bus crashing with a bicyclist.
A Zimmerman man is facing felony weapon charges after St. Cloud police found him with an automatic pistol while responding to a separate gun complaint. Enrico Antonio Ritchard Howe, 20, is being held at Stearns County Jail on felony weapon charges.
A St. Cloud man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of 25 different incidents involving indecent exposure and window peeking. The St. Cloud Police Department says 33-year-old Kevin James Petroske was taken into custody at noon after a month-long investigation.
St. Cloud Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a hotel Tuesday evening. Police say the armed suspect robbed the Days Inn on 37th Avenue South just before 6 p.m. He allegedly brandished a weapon and took money from the hotel’s front desk clerk.
A 31-year-old woman was arrested Friday for a hit and run in St. Cloud that injured one man, and later attacked a hospital security guard while in custody. According to St. Cloud Police, Danielle Ilene Bennett is accused of a hit and run early Friday morning on the 1000 block of 7th Street Southeast.
A juvenile male is in the hospital after being shot twice in St. Cloud Tuesday night, according to the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force.
A woman and a 9-month-old child were taken to a hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. after being involved in a two car crash Friday morning. According to St. Cloud police, at 6:20 a.m. a car traveling westbound on 12th Street went through a red light at 33rd Avenue and struck another vehicle. Kyle Seamans, 30, was cited for a semaphore violation after running the light.
Authorities said a standoff with police that lasted more than two hours Tuesday afternoon ended peacefully with the arrest of a 26-year-old man. The incident started with St. Cloud Police attempting a felony traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by a man who had an active warrant for a narcotics probation violation.
24-year-old Mississippi man is accused of shooting a bar employee in St. Cloud last weekend after he was kicked out of the bar for giving alcohol to underage girls, according to charges filed Tuesday in Stearns County Court.
St. Cloud Police say a man has been shot and wounded in an early-morning altercation outside a bar. The police department says a 31-year-old St. Cloud man was shot Saturday about 12:30 a.m. Authorities have arrested a male suspect. The names of the suspect and victim haven’t been released.
A St. Cloud man faces felony charges after attacking a nurse and two security guards at St. Cloud Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. According to St. Cloud Police, the assaults occurred just before 3 p.m. Joseph Charles Karnik, 24, is facing three felony-assault charges because of his history of violence towards law enforcement.
A Sauk Rapids man fought police officers, deputies and staff at St. Cloud Hospital after being arrested Saturday afternoon. Shawn Thomas Iees, 26, was spotted by Stearns County deputies and St. Cloud Police officers just before 2 p.m. while walking on Veteran’s Drive near 24th Avenue North in St. Cloud, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s office. Officers attempted to stop Iees, who has three outstanding warrants, but he fled, leading to a brief foot chase.
Authorities are investigating a shooting incident in Sartell on Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred at about noon at a strip mall on the 1700 block of Pine Cone Rd. N., according to Lt. Jon Lentz of the Stearns County Sheriff’s office. Police were also called to CentraCare Health Plaza in St. Cloud, which is about five miles away from the scene of the shooting.
Authorities said they are looking for suspects after an assault in St. Cloud late Friday night. Police responded to the incident at about 10:17 p.m. Friday near the area of 8th Avenue and 9th Street South.