St. Paul Police
Sgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.
St. Paul Police are investigating what led up to a crash that killed a 93-year-old woman on Thursday. Police were called to the accident at about 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of East Third Street and Earl Street.
St. Paul police met with a top official from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy.
St. Paul Police Chief Thomas Smith says the Twin Cities archdiocese is not fully cooperating with investigations into alleged clerical sex abuse.
A 16 year old is hospitalized after being shot in the abdomen by a 15-year-old friend, according to St. Paul Police. The shooting happened right before 7 p.m. at a home in the 900 block of West Nebraska Avenue. Police say the gun was accidentally discharged. The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital by the mother of the friend who fired the weapon.
A Chicago man was sentenced Friday to more than 26 years in prison for the sex trafficking of a teenage girl – which may be the longest sentence ever given in Minnesota for such a crime. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s office, Arteco Marvell Rhodes, 38, was found guilty on Nov. 1 on one count of engaging in sex trafficking in the first degree and possession of child pornography. Rhodes met the defendant, a 15-year-old girl, in Chicago in March, and asked her if she “wanted to make money and be part of the family.” Within weeks, Rhodes drove the teen and a 19-year-old woman from Chicago to the Twin Cities in a conversion van.
Authorities said one man is in custody after shots were fired in St. Paul Friday night. Police were called to the 600 block of Ashland Avenue at about 9:06 p.m. Friday on a report of a man with a gun.
The Minnesota State Patrol said it’s investigating after a train crashed into a truck overnight. Authorities said the accident happened at about 12:45 a.m. Friday along Doswell Avenue in St. Paul, a remote back road near where Como Avenue crosses Highway 280.
A Maplewood man who led police on a high-speed chase is the prime suspect in a murder, according to police. The murder happened at a home located on 855 E. 4th St. in St. Paul. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, police responded to the home and found the victim dead from a single gunshot wound to the head.
The two officers involved in Friday’s police-involved shooting that sent one man to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries have been identified.
A man remains hospitalized after being shot by police during a chase Friday evening. Investigators say he fled in a car when an officer pulled him over at around 5 p.m near Front Avenue and Marion Street. His passenger bailed during the chase and got caught.
A man is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after being shot by St. Paul Police after he tried to flee officers during a traffic stop on Friday evening. According to St. Paul Police, an officer stopped a vehicle just after 5 p.m. near Front Avenue and Marion Street, but the driver fled soon after. The suspect eventually slowed his vehicle and jumped out near the intersection of Front Avenue and Woodbridge Street. Officers at the scene fired their weapons at the suspect, wounding him. No officers were injured.
St. Paul Police have arrested a suspect in the hit-and-run crash that left two people critically injured. Early Sunday morning, 22-year-old Nicholas Bergeland and 22-year-old Rebekka Peterson, both of St. Paul, were struck on the 1900 block of Grand Avenue.
Police said a suspicious death in St. Paul on Tuesday has been determined a homicide and two suspects are in custody. St. Paul Police responded to the 800 block of 4th Street East in St. Paul on Tuesday on a report of a body found.
The St. Paul Police Department has identified the two victims critically injured in a hit-and-run over the weekend.