St. Paul Police
A man is in critical condition and a St. Paul police officer is being treated after an early morning chase that turned into an officer-involved shooting. Authorities said the incident happened just after 4 a.m. Sunday, when a St. Paul police officer responding to a report of a burglary near the 1700 block of Dayton Avenue, heard gun shots fired nearby.
Police made some quick arrests after several musical instruments were stolen from local college campuses. On Friday, St. Paul Police asked for the public’s help in locating a couple suspected in the burglaries. A few hours later, Sgt. Paul Paulos received a phone call from Richfield Police, who said they had the couple in custody.
Technology is helping law enforcement reduce the risk of a high-speed chase. The new tool, from Star Chase, allows officers to track a fleeing vehicle with a GPS device, rather than pursuing the suspect in a squad car. High-speed chases are not just dangerous situations for officers and suspects. Innocent bystanders and drivers are also at risk. May 12, 2011 started like any other day for architect Tom Blanck. “I was just going to meet a client with drawings and stuff, and talk about a project,” Blanck said.
Authorities said a suspected drunk driver is in custody after crashing into an apartment building in St. Paul Tuesday night. St. Paul Police responded to a report of an accident at an apartment on the 2100 block of Wilson Avenue sometime before 10 p.m.
Police have identified the victim in a shooting at a St. Paul bar early Saturday morning that killed one and injured two others. Authorities said 27-year-old Adlai Xiong of Minneapolis was shot to death at the Moonshine Saloon on the 1100 block of 7th Street East.
St. Paul police are not saying how many priests they might be looking at, but as they made a highly unusual appeal for victims of abuse to come forward, Commander Mary Nash said their could be one victim, and there could also be 100 victims.
Police in St. Paul say a woman is in critical condition and two people are in custody after a shooting early Monday morning. Authorities said the incident happened at about 2:20 a.m. at the Woodbridge Terrace Apartments on the 1500 block of Marian Avenue.
St. Paul Police are asking for the public’s help to find a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning that has left a man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
On Friday, prosecutors concluded their case against Jeffrey Trevino, accused of killing his wife, Kira Steger, in February. Steger’s body was found in the Mississippi River three months later. Prosecutors took two hours questioning retired St. Paul Police Sgt. John Wright for the second time in the trial. He discussed his interviews with Trevino, and provided details about the couple’s deteriorating relationship in the months leading up to her disappearance. He told the jurors that Jeffrey and Kira planned to have a date night on the night she was last seen. Wright said the Trevinos were trying to save their relationship, which he said had been suffering for months.
On Wednesday, a grand jury in Ramsey County indicted two people in connection with the shooting death of a Minnesota National Guard sergeant last month, one of whom was the victim’s wife.
The man who was killed in a St. Paul shooting Sunday morning has been identified, the St. Paul police announced.
Authorities say a woman hit by a slow-moving St. Paul Police squad car last Friday has died. Police said the incident happened at about 5 p.m. on Aug. 16 as authorities were out on a call related to a juvenile on the 800 block of Cleveland Avenue in St. Paul.
A 9-year-old boy is in the hospital Friday morning after losing both of his feet in an accident involving a train. Police said it happened at about 6 p.m. Thursday near Farrington Street and Ivy Avenue in St. Paul. Neighbors who saw it happen called 911 immediately. Witnesses said the boy had been playing by the train tracks as a moving train went by.
St. Paul Police say they’ve arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a Minnesota National Guard sergeant earlier this week. According to the St. Paul Police Department’s Twitter account, 24-year-old Heather Schwarz, of St. Paul, and 25-year-old Aaron Allen, of South St. Paul, have been arrested, and authorities aren’t seeking any other suspects. Charges are expected on Monday.
Authorities said they’re looking for a suspect after a teenager suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound in St. Paul Sunday night. Police were called to the 500 block of West Charles Avenue at about 10:47 p.m. on a report of shots fired.