Drowning, Fatal Accident and Homes Destroyed By Fire: West Metro Crime Report

A wrap-up of police, fire and court incidents around the Twin Cities west metro for the week of July 8 through July 14, including a man charged with punching police officers and reported robbery at gunpoint.


The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in EdinaGolden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMinnetonkaMaple GrovePlymouthRichfieldShakopee, Southwest Minnepolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office said a 6-year-old boy was found near the beach around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The vehicle blew a tire and spun into a concrete barrier at around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

A three-story apartment building in Edina went up in flames late Tuesday night.

Two people were transported by ambulance for treatment, including one resident and one firefighter, officials said.

Police say Dennis Javier Chavarria-Diaz punched one officer and kicked another one in the face during an altercation July 5.

A Hopkins man is accused of punching his girlfriend’s son after the boy took his marijuana pipe.

One burglar fled, other arrested.

Centerpoint Energy responded to the Minnetonka incident.

Firefighters were able to stop the blaze from spreading to the main home Tuesday afternoon.

Mound police tased Joshua Nerison after he tried to flee on his motorcycle and on foot last month.

Information is provided by the Wayzata Police Department and not intended to be a comprehensive log of activity.

Plymouth Police report includes fraud incidents and Plymouth man tried to escape vehicle tax.

Maple Grove police also responded to a report vehicles keyed at Chuck E. Cheese and AMC.


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