Toddler Homicide, Groin Kicks and iPhone Theft: West Metro Crime Report
A wrap-up of police, fire and court incidents for the week of April 29-May 5, including bite and fight injuries and a sneaky burglar.
To keep you up to date with what is happening in cities near your hometown, Patch will be providing regular updates of police, fire and crime related incidents in the west metro.
The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.
Cotrell Short was found unresponsive when police and paramedics responded to his St. Bonifacius home back in February.
The victim's mother and police are calling for anyone who has information about the incident to come forward.
Trevor Don Morlock was found not guilty of two charges stemming from a December incident. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office filed a petition for judicial commitment.
Leah Marie Hautla-Koskie is charged with biting a Hopkins police officer and a paramedic who were trying to transport her to a hospital.
The Edina Police Department's Crime Activity Report for April 16-22.
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.
Nathaniel Jimmy Kpaahkpai is accused of snatching the phone from his classmate's hand, then threatening to beat him up when he asked him to return it.
Ritchie Elliot, who caused a crash Memorial Day weekend in Albertville, was sentenced last month.
Officers arrested two masseuses on suspicion of prostitution. They have been charged with gross misdemeanors.
The prohibited items were taken during the first week of weapons screening at Brookdale, Southdale and Ridgedale courts.
A weekly selection of incidents drawn from Hopkins police files.
Golden Valley is looking for more firefighters to join the team.
Edina Police Chief Jeff Long to hold a discussion of community issues on Wednesday, May 9.