Black Friday Attack: Surveillance Footage Shows Shoplifters Using Chemical Spray On Workers At Blaine Burlington Coat FactoryInvestigators are searching for two shoplifters who sprayed chemicals at store employees on Black Friday in Blaine.
Blaine Police: Man Calls 911 To Report Killing His Wife, Mary JansenTim Magnuson, who lived next door to the Jansen family for nearly 10 years, says he will remember Mary as a devoted mother and is praying for her two children.
Police Chase Sends Vehicle Crashing Through Blaine HomeA Blaine woman says a car smashed into her house Tuesday morning during a police chase.
Thieves Caught On Camera Stealing Salvation Army Red Kettle From Blaine SupermarketBlaine police are asking for the public’s help to catch two thieves who stole a Salvation Army Red Kettle outside of a supermarket Tuesday afternoon. Police say a surveillance camera captured the suspects stealing the kettle at about 2:30 p.m. at Northtown Cub Foods.
Charges: Cable Installer Almost Hit By Accidentally-Discharged BulletA 26-year-old Blaine man is charged with a felony for recklessly discharging a firearm, and almost injuring a cable installation worker in the process.
Gun Accidentally Discharges During Pistol-Whipping At Blaine LaundromatA bullet was accidentally fired at a Blaine laundromat Friday evening after a confrontation led to a pistol whipping.
St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police ChaseA Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney's office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Brooklyn Park Man Charged In Break-In, Shooting In BlaineA Brooklyn Park man has been charged in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week.
Brooklyn Park Man Faces Charges In Break-In, Shooting In BlaineA Brooklyn Park man is facing charges in connection with a police-involved shooting that occurred in Blaine last week. Lamar Allen Sullivan-Armstrong, 29, is facing multiple burglary and assault charges after allegedly breaking into a home in Blaine. He appeared in court Friday.
Murder Suspect Still At Large After Anoka Co. Airport SearchMultiple police agencies surrounded a pair of hangers at a metro airport Tuesday afternoon after receiving information about a suspect in the murder of a Minneapolis executive. Blaine Police say they received a tip at about 12:37 p.m. that 44-year-old Ty Hoffman may be at the Anoka County Airport.
Police: Man's Body Found In Blaine Mobile Home ParkPolice in the north Twin Cities metro are investigating after a body was found in a mobile home park. Authorities were called to the 11000 block of 3rd Street in Blaine Sunday morning after a body was discovered at about 8:20 a.m.
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.
Police: Woman's Body Found In Car In Blaine Parking LotPolice are investigating after a body was found inside a vehicle in a parking lot in Blaine early Sunday morning. Blaine Police were called to the Lowe's store parking lot on the 11000 block of Ulysses St. NE around 7 a.m. on a report of a body found.
Fired Gov't Worker Charged With Accessing Info On 800 Day Care ProvidersA human services worker, fired for identity theft, has been charged with burglary and theft after returning to her former workplace, stealing office equipment and accessing the private information of almost 800 daycare providers, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office. On the evening of July 9, 2013, 53-year-old Jan Michelle Gray gained access to the fourth floor of the Anoka County Human Services Building in Blaine by telling a custodian that she forgot her badge, according to a criminal complaint.
Anoka Co. Armed Robbery Spree Ends With Bite From K-9 CopThree suspects are in police custody, and one is recovering from injuries sustained from a K-9 officer, after a robbery spree in Anoka County Thursday night. According to Blaine Police, officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to three separate reports of armed robberies in the area between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The first report was on the 1000 block of County Road 10 in Spring Lake Park, the second was near Able Street Northeast and 87th Lane Northeast in Blaine and the third was on the 1100 block of 95th Avenue Northeast, also in Blaine. Descriptions from witnesses about the suspects, their vehicle and weapon (a shotgun or rifle) tied all three crimes together.