St. Paul Police
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.
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.