Anti-Theft Program Seeks To Curb Rash Of Catalytic Converter TheftsA crime that can take seconds to pull off can cause drivers trouble for months. Catalytic converter thefts are surging across the Twin Cities. Now, a new program hopes to protect car owners against a costly repair.
Police: 2 Theft Suspects Arrested In Brooklyn Park Following Vehicle PursuitPolice in the north metro say a vehicle pursuit ended in two theft suspects being taken into custody early Wednesday morning.
'Heart Of The Community' Stolen: Search On For 73-Year-Old Veterans Memorial Taken From South St. Paul CemeteryThe search is on for a missing Veteran’s Memorial Marker allegedly stolen from Oak Hill Cemetery in South St. Paul. Installed in 1949, the plaque has served as a symbol of service displayed by the over 400 veterans buried there.
Darin Dillon Charged With Stealing Over 150 Catalytic ConvertersA 34-year-old Erhard man has been charged in connection to over 150 catalytic converter thefts in Otter Tail County over the past year.
Phong Yang, 36, Accused Of Stealing Rare Bonsai Trees Worth ThousandsInvestigators say that Phong Yang stole Bonsai trees worth nearly $14,000 in one incident, and worth almost $8,800 in a different incident -- both were taken from the same residence, and one of the trees stolen was believed to be more than 250 years old.
Derrick Lee Spillman Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison For Twin Cities Armed Robbery SpreeA 41-year-old Minneapolis man has been sentenced to over 21 years in prison for seven violent armed robberies of Twin Cities businesses in late July of 2020.
8 Adults, 2 Juveniles Charged In Blaine Best Buy Mass TheftAuthorities in Blaine say 10 people have been charged in connection with a mass theft at Best Buy on Black Friday.
'That's All Of Our Stock': Thief Stole $250K Of Pokemon Merch From Gaming Store, Owner SaysPolice are investigating a Pokemon heist in Forest Lake.
Edina Police Works With Community To 'Fight Back' Against Crime
Shawn Clement, 36, Charged In Connection With 100+ Catalytic Converter TheftsAccording to the complaint, Clement is believed to have stolen catalytic converters in late November. Authorities were notified after damage to property was noted at a High Forest Township golf course.
Tips On Protecting Packages From Porch Thieves This Holiday SeasonShoppers are estimated to spend more than $11 billion on Cyber Monday. As shoppers take advantage of holiday deals, so are thieves, targeting package deliveries.
'Be On The Lookout': Minneapolis Landlord Sounds The Alarm After Package Thief Repeatedly Hits Uptown BuildingA landlord in Minneapolis is sounding the alarm over package thefts after several of his tenants became victims of the same thief.
Officers Searching For Suspect In Benton County; Residents Asked To Be AlertThe sheriff's office tweeted that officers are actively searching near Garden Brook Drive Northeast and Strawberry Court Northeast in Sauk Rapids. Police described the suspect as standing 6 feet tall and weighing about 300 pounds, with short black hair and a short black beard.
Twin Cities Schools Report Bathrooms Being Plundered For 'Devious Licks' TikTok ChallengeA nationwide TikTok trend involving students stealing items from their schools and posting swaggering videos online afterward has prompted at least two Twin Cities schools to crack down, boosting security and surveillance.
Surveillance Video Captures Thieves Stealing Bonsai Trees From St. Paul HomeA St. Paul couple is asking for the community’s help in identifying the thieves who stole a number of their bonsai trees over the weekend.