Sextortion Cases On The Rise, With Teens As Prime TargetsAuthorities in the east metro are warning parents about a rise in “sextortion” cases.
Police: Driver Hits Mother, 2 Children Out Walking In WoodburyA woman and two children out for a walk early Tuesday evening were struck by a driver in Woodbury.
Credit Card Skimmers Found On Metro Grocery Store Self-Checkout RegistersMore than a dozen incidents of credit card skimming from across the metro are being looked at by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Woodbury Police Officer Shows Compassion After Citing Woman For Taking FoodA Minnesota police officer who cited a woman for stealing groceries had a change of heart when he realized the 61-year-old widow who was caring for numerous children and grandchildren was desperate for food.
'Come Kill Me': Officers In Woodbury Shooting ID’dThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety have identified the two officers involved in a shooting Sunday in Woodbury.
St. Paul Duo Accused Of Prolific Theft OperationInvestigators say they uncovered the largest retail theft operation in metro-area history.
Police: Bodies Found In Woodbury HomeWoodbury police say the bodies of two people were discovered in a home Friday. Someone called police Friday to say they were concerned that there was no activity for several days in the home.
Washington County Announces Sex Trafficking UnitWhat used to be a crime centered mostly in bigger cities is now becoming more common in suburbs and other outlying areas. A growing number of children and teenagers are being lured into prostitution and offered for sale online.
Woodbury Police: Young Sisters Located After Going Missing In WisconsinWoodbury police are asking for the public's help to find three children who were not returned to their father's custody after a visit to their maternal grandparents. The children -- Kianna Dixon, 10; K'Aaliyah Abigale Dixon, 9; and Keivonnah La'Corda Dixon, 7 -- were allowed to visit their grandparents in Wisconsin from May 15 until May 29.
Mpls. Man Convicted In Woodbury Jewelry Store Armed RobberyA Minneapolis man was convicted Friday in an armed robbery of a Woodbury jewelry store that occurred last June. According to County Attorney Pete Orput, Erick Larkins, 47, was convicted of aiding and abetting aggravated robbery in the first degree.
Shots Fired, Squad Car Damaged In St. Paul ChaseWoodbury Police pursued a burglary suspect through St. Paul late Wednesday afternoon, with the chase ending in a car crash. The pursuit started at 4:15 p.m. in St. Paul, when the suspect in a Woodbury burglary case fled from officers in a vehicle, according to police. Officers followed the suspect, who eventually struck a squad car near East Ames Place and White Bear Avenue.
Woodbury Police Need Help To Find Missing Vulnerable AdultThe Woodbury Police Department is asking for the public’s help to try and find a vulnerable adult who has been missing since Wednesday. Authorities said Kyle Konkler, 19, likely walked away from his Woodbury home on White Eagle Drive in the Eagle Valley neighborhood and hasn’t been seen since.
Woodbury Police Seek Help To ID Burglary SuspectsThe Woodbury Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify two men who are suspected of stealing a Harley Davidson motorcycle last month. Police said the incident happened in the late night hours of May 20 in an underground garage of an apartment complex in Woodbury.
Police: Sexual Assault In Woodbury Park Didn’t HappenWoodbury Police have determined a sexual assault reported back in April did not happen, authorities said Tuesday.