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MPD Helps Foil Stolen Electronics-For-Meth Pipeline

A drug pipeline that supplied meth from the Twin Cities to North Dakota has shut down. Strangely enough, it all started with electronics stolen from homes and businesses in Grand Forks and Twin Cities suburbs. The investigation began in North Dakota, according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Scott Downing.

01/31/2015

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Theft Ring Targeting Purses In The Metro

A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

01/30/2015

An eighth grader is recovering at home Thursday night with second degree burns after his cell phone battery exploded in his pocket while at first period at Kellogg Middle School in Rochester, Minn. Read more.

20 Indicted In Alleged Smartphone Theft Ring

Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have indicted 20 people in what they say is a takedown of a large smartphone theft ring. The U.S. Attorney’s office says the operation bought stolen cellphones and resold them throughout the U.S. and internationally.

08/12/2014

clockwise, from upper left: Robin Blake, Elroy Huntington, Joshua Robertson, Chaz Tschida. (credit: Sherburne County)

5 Suspected In Sherburne Co. Theft Ring

Four adults and one juvenile male have been arrested in suspicion of running a theft ring in Sherburne County.

11/16/2011

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Metro Area UPS Credited With Stopping Theft Ring

A UPS store in Apple Valley is credited with stopping a huge theft ring in the United States involving stolen credit card numbers.

06/30/2011

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Pro Theft Rings Transform Business Of Shoplifting

Stores have always had shoplifters. But not always like this.

04/18/2011