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Charges: Fmr. Prisoner Tried Grabbing Gun During Traffic Stop ArrestA Bloomington man is accused of trying to grab a gun while resisting arrest Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
MN Drivers Could Soon Show Proof Of Insurance ElectronicallySoon, Minnesota drivers can show proof of insurance with a smartphone. Both the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate unanimously approved the new law. Now, it goes to the governor for his signature.
Boy, 15, Allegedly Leads Police On High-Speed Chase In Kandiyohi Co.A 15-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Friday morning in Kandiyohi County, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to officials, around 2:45 a.m. a deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a 1994 Ford Explorer passed them going southbound on Hwy 71 at over 80 mph.
Fmr. Gopher Star To Sue Robbinsdale PD For Excessive Force A routine traffic stop has led to a lawsuit against a Robbinsdale Police officer. Melvin Newbern, a former Gopher's basketball star, is suing Officer Brian Sloat, claiming the officer used excessive force in an arrest in early 2013. Dash-cam video captured on the morning of Feb. 13, 2013 shows Sloat putting Newbern through a field sobriety test after stopping him on suspicion of drunk driving.
Man Shot By Officer After Chase Still In HospitalA 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.
Police: Man Shot Following St. Paul ChaseA 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.
Man, 34, Charged In Fatal Crash After Traffic StopA 34-year-old St. Paul man has been charged with allegedly fleeing police after a traffic stop and crashing into another car, killing one of the occupants and seriously hurting another, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.
St. Paul Approves Settlement In Deaf Driver's ArrestThe St. Paul City Council has just approved a settlement in the case of a St. Paul man arrested after a routine traffic stop.
Lynx's Augustus: Issue With Roseville Police Is Resolved Minnesota Lynx star Seimone Augustus didn't hide her displeasure with police in suburban Minneapolis earlier this week when she took to Twitter to criticize what she felt was an unfair traffic stop.
Police: Man Drives Drunk, Commits Hit-&-Run With Kid In CarA 31-year-old Willmar man is accused of driving intoxicated and committing a hit-and-run that injured a woman, all while having a 7-year-old passenger, according to St. Cloud Police.
Man Convicted For Firing At Mpls. Police OfficersA jury convicted a man for shooting at two Minneapolis police officers who were sitting in their squad car last July, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Police: Man Driving Stolen Car Ejected, Killed In CrashPolice in Columbia Heights say a man driving a stolen vehicle died in a crash near Hart Lake following a police pursuit. The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, and started when police tried to pull over a car for driving recklessly.
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