Grant Will Help Alleged Offenders Get Free Rides To CourtA grant that seeks to reduce bench warrants by providing free rides to court for offenders with low incomes has been accepted by the Minneapolis City Council.
Victim, Suspected Drunk Driver In Fatal Andover Crash ID'dThe Minnesota State Patrol has identified the victim of Monday's fatal head-on crash in Andover. Seventy-three-year-old Ann Lindeen, of Andover, was killed when a pickup truck struck the van she was in head-on just after 1 p.m. on County Road 7 near 149th Avenue NW.
MN Court Of Appeals: Warrant Needed Before Giving DWI Blood TestThe Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a decision Tuesday declaring that law enforcement must have a warrant before giving a blood test to a suspected impaired driver. The opinion, written by Judge Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks, states that the 2012 subdivision of Minnesota's Driving While Impaired laws that makes it a crime for refusal to submit to a chemical test -- blood, breath or urine -- is unconstitutional.
Supreme Court: Police Don't Need Warrant For Garbage SearchThe 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 Impersonator Running Phone ScamEdina Police say someone who's trying to make some quick cash is pretending to be from their department.
Police Investigate Baby's Death In N. Minneapolis HomeA 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.
Suspect In Gas Station Killing Charged With MurderThe 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.
Hennepin Co. Law Enforcement Conducting Warrant SweepsPolice officers, sheriff deputies and FBI agents in Hennepin County will be making an extra effort on Tuesday to find drug offenders with warrants.
Hennepin Co. Issue 300 Warrants To DWI OffendersA 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.
Trucker Stopped In Minn. Accused Of KidnappingA 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.
Warrant Issued For Predatory Offender Who Allegedly Violated Release TermsAuthorities 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.
Man Withdraws Substantial Amount Of Money, Goes MissingThe Cloquet Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who has been missing since January.
Hennepin Co. Authorities Conducting Warrant SweepThe 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.
Police Searching For Sex Offender Who Clipped Off GPS BraceletA 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.
Cops: Help Find Man Accused Of Sexual Conduct With A ChildPolice 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.