BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — Brooklyn Park Police are made four arrests in a series of BB gun crime sprees that have been happening in the city over the past 15 days.

Police said numerous cars have had their windows shot out and they received 20 additional reports of vehicles damaged just in the last weekend.

Officers said they located a suspicious vehicle at 8000 block of Aldrich Ave N. on Sunday night. They stopped it discovered that the people in the car had just shot out car windows just before the traffic stop.

Four adults were arrested and further investigations determined they were responsible for 58 other incidents in the city. While communicating with other police departments, it is believed the suspects were also part of the same crimes that happened in Blaine, Ham Lake, Champlin, Brooklyn Center, and St. Paul bringing the total number close to 100 vehicles.

The suspects are facing charges of damage to property. They are expected to be charged soon.

Comments (11)
  1. Chigger .44 Stoppers says:

    Let’s show them the proper use of a gun and type to use
    just line ’em up o’er there please

  2. Rusty Shackelford says:

    and Champlin PArk, Blaine and Ham LAke. Duhhhhhh……

  3. Kevin says:


  4. Sarah says:

    You are ignorant. Brooklyn Park is the 6th largest city in Minnesota. Do you really want to stereotype everyone who lives there?

  5. Al says:

    For each car they shot, they should be shot in the ass.

    1. david says:

      and then again in prison. 😉

  6. Oh-Really? says:

    Just wondering,,, at what point does shooting up cars with bb guns becomes a good idea? idiots

  7. Sgt.Ybarra says:

    These are Coons

  8. John says:

    I know the driver, Ryan Gerken, a cowardly little white man still living with mommy. Herd first thing he did when arrested was pee his pants and call mommy. He has been vandalising our area for years just first time he got caught. Hopefully they will put wheels back on the house and move it out.

  9. Jim Beam says:

    Ryan Gerkin Adress
    1017 Sunkist Parkway
    Brooklyn Park MN 55444
    Drives red Pont. Grand Am

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