UMPD Arrest Thief Again, This Time With Bait BikeUniversity of Minnesota Police nabbed a bike thief with the help of a GPS-enabled bait bicycle, and it was not the first time they arrested the man. The theft happened last Thursday near Como Avenue Southeast and 27th Avenue Southeast. Footage shows the thief approach the bike, look around and then quickly cut the lock.
Sheriff: Wisconsin iPod Thief Uploads SelfieWinnebago County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify a man who used a stolen iPod to snap a selfie that uploaded to the victim's cloud account.
Police: Thief Forgets To Log Off Facebook After Burglarizing Home A Minnesota man is in jail because he logged on to Facebook. Police say 26-year-old Nicholas Wig checked his profile from a home he broke into, and then he didn't log off. It happened June 19 in South St. Paul.
Former Marine Foils Purse Snatcher In BlaineA would-be thief who picked the wrong woman to mess with is in jail. Blaine Police say he tried to snatch Kathy George's purse outside a Cub Foods on Tuesday. She is still shaken after the tussle. "It felt uncomfortable from the start," George said.
1-9-14 Brazen St. Paul Thieves Discussed On The Morning News With Dave LeeSgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.
Cops: Bloomington McDonald's Robbed At GunpointBloomington police are investigating after an early Saturday morning robbery at a McDonald's. The incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on Nicollet Avenue as police said a man walked in, showed a gun and forced employees into the kitchen area.
DQ Worker Gives Blind Customer $20 After TheftHis name is Joey Prusak -- a name people all over the country are reading about this morning. The 19-year-old Hopkins Dairy Queen employee is stealing hearts all over the country after an act of kindness he thought no one even saw.
Hopkins Dairy Queen Manager's Act Of Kindness Goes ViralJoey Prusak of Hopkins is still shocked after witnessing someone steal cash from a blind man in the Dairy Queen store he manages. Prusak said while working the register on Sept. 10 he saw the blind man he was helping drop a $20 dollar bill. "The lady behind him picked it up really quickly,” Prusak said. “I had no time to say, 'Sir, you dropped that.'"
U Of M Area On Alert After Recent Gunpoint RobberiesA string of armed robberies near the University of Minnesota has police urging students to pay close attention to their surroundings, especially in the nearby neighborhoods of Dinkytown and Marcy Holmes. U of M police issued a crime alert on Monday, describing two robberies that took place close to campus over the weekend. Investigators said they appear to be similar to four other robberies that happened in the past month -- those were also close to the U. Some of the victims are students and some aren't.
Police: Help ID These Armed Robbery SuspectsMinneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in solving a June armed robbery, offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information. Authorities said at 10 p.m. on June 23, 2013, an adult female was robbed at gunpoint on the 4200 block of Linden Hills Boulevard. Just 20 minutes afterward, a white female went to the Super America at East Lake Street and purchased $300 worth of gift cards with the victim's credit card.
Woman Robs Bank In StacyA female bank robber may have struck again in Minnesota. The Chisago County sheriff's office say a woman robbed the Stacy branch of First State Bank of Wyoming around 3:20 p.m. Thursday.
FBI Wants Public's Help IDing St. Cloud Robbery SuspectThe FBI is asking for the public's help in locating the suspect from a Friday robbery of the American National Bank. According to authorities, an elderly man displayed a handgun around 5 p.m. at the bank on the 3200 block of Division Street West, demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount.