Charges: Burnsville Personal Care Assistant Stole $12K From Vulnerable AdultsA 57-year-old Apple Valley woman is accused of stealing thousands from vulnerable adults that were in her care at a Burnsville care facility.
8 Arrested After Handbag Heist, 20-Mile Police PursuitEight men have been arrested after stealing from a fashion store and fleeing police Wednesday morning, according to a representative with the city of Edina.
Man Charged With Stealing Over $1M From Uncle With DementiaA Nashwauk man has been charged with stealing over a million dollars from his uncle who was suffering from dementia. Patrick Vincent Pecchia, 56, has been charged with one count of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
Woman, 46, Accused Of Stealing From Stillwater ChurchA Twin Cities woman has been accused of stealing from a Stillwater church and using stolen credit cards. According to police, 46-year-old Dawn Rassett went into a classroom at Trinity Lutheran Church on Jan. 13 while the teacher and students were at lunch
9 Women Charged In Twin Cities Shoplifting RingPolice say a theft ring used Facebook to take "orders" and would then fulfill the requests by stealing high-end merchandise from big-box stores in the Twin Cities area. Nine women are facing felony charges in connection with thefts in five counties.
Woman Who Swindled $350k From Car Wash Gets 57 MonthsA woman who kept the books at an Eagan car wash was sentenced Wednesday to 57 months in prison for swindling $350,000 from her employer.
Man Arrested In String Of Metro Area RobberiesMinneapolis police have arrested a man who has confessed to more than a dozen armed robberies in the metro. Robert Lee, 23, is charged with robbing the Walgreens at 46th and Hiawatha on Monday.
Minnesota Enacts 1st Law On Cellphone DisablingMinnesota has the nation's first law requiring smartphones and tablets sold in the state to have remote shut-off devices as a way to deter theft. The "kill switch" bill was signed Wednesday by Gov. Mark Dayton after lawmakers passed it last week.
Thief Swipes Donation Jar, Coffee From Gas StationSavage Police are investigating after a man stole a donation jar intended to benefit the Children's Miracle Network from a gas station early Thursday morning. According to police, the thief entered the Super America on the 14200 block of O'Connell Road at about 3 a.m. and made himself a cappuccino.
3 Suspects Arrested In Beltrami Co. BurglariesThree men have been arrested and are believed to be connected to a series of burglaries in Beltrami and Cass Counties. According to the county sheriff's office, 29-year-old Joshua James Martin, 25-year-old Jeremy Jay Martin, and 19-year-old Jasmine Lee Bellcourt were taken into custody over the weekend.
Charges: 2 Stole 2,000 Trees To Resell For XmasTwo people are charged with stealing nearly 2,000 spruce trees from county-managed forestland in northeastern Minnesota. Authorities say the two planned to sell the small trees and tree tops as miniature Christmas trees in southern Minnesota.
Charges: 2 Men Stole $1M In Hearing AidsHis plan was to fortify his retirement plan by stealing and selling $1 million of hearing aids from his previous employer, but a Bloomington man is now heading to court instead. Thyvuth Lin, 56, is set to make his first court appearance at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Hennepin County District Court. Joining him is Laden Hot, 20, who is related to Lin and lives in the same Bloomington home.