The Minnesota Supreme Court says a person shouldn’t expect the contents of a garbage container to remain private once it’s put outside, so police don’t need a warrant to search the trash. Wednesday’s ruling comes in the case of a Hutchinson man who argued he had a greater right to privacy under the Minnesota Constitution than he does under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which guards against unlawful searches.
Edina Police say someone who’s trying to make some quick cash is pretending to be from their department.
A 4-month-old Minneapolis baby has died, and officers are trying to figure out how it happened. Minneapolis Police say the child’s mother, Shalynda Raino, called 911 at about 8:50 a.m., saying her baby needed help.
The main suspect in the murder of a Minneapolis executive has been formally charged with murder — and he’s still on the run. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman, 44, was charged in a Ramsey County District Court Friday afternoon with second-degree intentional murder.
Police officers, sheriff deputies and FBI agents in Hennepin County will be making an extra effort on Tuesday to find drug offenders with warrants.
A sweep is underway to get people wanted for driving while intoxicated off the roads. Seventy-five officers, some in uniform others in plain clothes served more than 300 warrants for people wanted for DWI.
A truck driver from Utah is accused of holding a 19-year-old relative against her will while the two traveled across country. The 53-year-old man from Salt Lake City was arrested last week at a truck scale outside of Moorhead, Minn. A Minnesota state trooper discovered a Florida warrant for the man’s arrest. The man was charged in Clay County court with kidnapping, false imprisonment and domestic abuse.
Authorities are searching for a Level 3 predatory offender, who has been on fugitive status since Sunday for allegedly violating the terms of his supervised release. Rommel Heinrich Fritz is on intensive supervised release for first-degree criminal sexual conduct against an underage female and was released into the Sandstone, Minn., area on June 11 from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Rush City.
The Cloquet Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who has been missing since January.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office, along with more than a dozen other agencies, are doing a countywide warrant sweep. Their message: Give up now and you might be home for the holidays.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a level three predatory sex offender who cut off his GPS ankle bracelet on Oct. 22 in Faribault.
Police are searching for a Minnesota man accused of sexual conduct involving a child. They’ve issued a warrant for David Betts after he failed to appear in court in Wright County.
The UFC is speaking out about the arrest of mixed martial arts fighter Jeremy Stephens.
A man accused of abducting a woman from her home and robbing her Tuesday morning has been arrested.