YouTube Clip, Prostitution and Assaulting Police Officer Charge: West Metro Police, Fire Report

A wrap-up of police, fire and court related news reported in the west metro for Feb. 10-16, 2013.

The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden PrairieEdina, Fridley, Golden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMaple Grove, Minnetonka, PlymouthRichfieldSouthwest MinneapolisSt. Louis Park and St. Michael for the week of Feb. 10-16, 2013.

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Also in this week's report: A St. Louis Park woman faces charges for kicking, punching a Plymouth officer.

Golden Valley Woman Faces Felony Assault Charges for Inappropriate Act

The Pioneer Press reports that a Golden Valley resident is facing assault charges after throwing a used tampon at police officers on Sunday, Feb. 10.

Police Ask Community for Information in the Death of Maple Grove Woman

2013 marks the 10th year since Rebecca Nelson fell victim to a fatal hit and run accident near the Maple Grove Community Center.

$300 worth of tree grates were also reported stolen from the 7700 block of York Avenue.

Three Charged After Camera Thefts at Best Buy in Eden Prairie

Police arrested them after a 'lengthy and dangerous pursuit.'

SLP Man Charged With Slashing Girlfriend

Evan Joseph Orlaska, 21, claims it was self-defense.

Pickup Spins into MN State Patrol Car on Icy Interstate in Fridley

The truck landed on the trooper's squad car on eastbound I-694 at Matterhorn Drive NE.

Richfield Man Faces Three Felony Charges After Minneapolis Robbery

Police say Dalon Maurice Reed was one of three men involved in an incident where three victims were robbed at gunpoint.

A YouTube user Tuesday posted a video on the popular video-sharing site that it claimed were Hopkin School District students smoking on a school bus and chasing other students with flames from a lit aerosol spray can in a school hallway. Earlier videos showed a teen vandalizing a public restroom, a young boy smoking in Knollwood Mall and other acts.

MAP: See Where Crimes Hit Your Neighborhood This Week: Feb. 5-11

A roundup of crimes reported to the Minneapolis Police Department in the last seven days.

Former Student Teacher From Minnetonka Sentenced for Photo Incident

Jenna Anne Schultz was accused of sending a naked photo of herself to a 17-year-old male student at Simley High School.

Mound Man Arrested for Fifth DWI in 10 Months, Tries to Outrun Orono Cops

Police recognized David Anderson from a welfare check performed a few days prior, during which the criminal complaint says cops found him heavily intoxicated.

More Than 70 Traffic Tickets in One Week: Wright County Police Blotter

Along with traffic incidents, the St. Michael area saw several arrests for assault, theft and stalking.

Prosecutors Charge Drug Dealer With Murder in 2012 Hopkins Overdose

Devon McFerrin is accused of selling a Hopkins man the heroin that killed him.


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