Man Charged With Groping Woman Near 'U' CampusOfficers took Joseph Leonard Jennings, 31, into custody Tuesday afternoon. According to police, he grabbed a woman from behind and groped her as she walked along the 2500 block of Delaware Street.
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.
1 Killed In Fiery St. Paul CrashOne person is dead after their truck veered into a ditch, struck several trees and started on fire Friday afternoon. University of Minnesota police say the accident happened at about 2:47 p.m. on Cleveland Avenue near Larpenteur Avenue.
'U' Rape Case Now A 'Student Crisis Intervention'University of Minnesota officials say a case originally reported to police as a sexual assault in a dorm room is now being classified as a student crisis intervention. Officials sent out a campus alert Tuesday after the alleged assault at Sanford Hall early Sunday morning. A student reported that two strangers pulled her into her dorm room and raped her at knifepoint.
'U' Police: Dorm Rape Victim Knew Her AttackersUniversity of Minnesota police now say a student who says two men raped her in her dorm room knew her attackers. The attack happened early Sunday morning at Sanford Hall. The student originally told police she didn't know the men who approached her in the hallway outside her room.
Police Investigating Armed Robbery Near U Of MPolice are investigating after the second armed robbery in as many days near the University of Minnesota campus. Police said at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, four men wearing masks threatened a victim with a gun near 8th Street and 14th Avenue.
Police: U Of M Student Assaulted, Robbed On CampusA University of Minnesota student was attacked and robbed on campus late Friday night. According to police, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. on the Williamson Hall Plaza.
Scam Phone Calls Targeting U Of M Students, Asking For MoneyUniversity of Minnesota police say there has recently been a string of scam phone calls targeting students, asking them to pay legal fees or overdue taxes. According to the university, the caller will identify themselves as a police officer, or FBI agent, and tell the potential victim they have overdue legal fees.
Bicyclist Pulls Gun On Another Bicyclist Near U Of MThe University of Minnesota has issued a crime alert after an attempted armed robbery took place near the East Bank campus Thursday night. Police say the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. near the intersection of Harvard Street Southeast and East River Road.
Man Pleads Guilty To Filming Boys Changing At Local YMCAsA Coon Rapids, Minn. man pleaded guilty this week to stalking a minor with sexual or aggressive intent after he allegedly filmed boys changing clothes at the Andover YMCA, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office. Robert Dennis Minor, 54, was also charged in March 2013 with four counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors and two counts of use of minors in a sexual performance.
19 Arrested After Gophers Lose NCAA ChampionshipNineteen people were arrested Saturday night and Sunday morning after Gopher fans poured out into the streets, after the Gophers lost 7-4 to Union College in the final game of NCAA Championship Tournament.
‘U’ Students Want Crime Alerts To Avoid Using Racial Descriptions School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in Crime Alerts.