The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden Prairie, Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael for the week of Dec. 2-8, 2012.
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Golden Valley Man Charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine
Police say they found crack cocaine in Marshall Borom's car when they stopped him because of a broken taillight.
A Wayzata man has been charged with breaking into a home in Plymouth and stealing jewelry which, police say, he later sold at a Wayzata jewelry store.
A look at St. Michael, Albertville, Otsego and Rogers arrests and police calls in the past week.
Man Identified in Fatal Minnetonka Crash with Police Squad Car
A Minnetonka man was killed Tuesday night when his car was struck by a Minnetonka Police squad car, on an emergency call with lights and sirens activated. Sean Kian, 52, died at the scene of the crash.
DNA Clears Hopkins Man of Sexual Misconduct Charges
DNA evidence has helped exonerate a Hopkins man accused of inappropriate sexual contact with his 6-year-old niece.
2 Charged with Stealing Used Air Conditioners from SLP Store
Police say Jordan Micah Martin and Tyrone Curtis Reynolds broke into ApplianceSmart in St. Louis Park and stole 52 used units, apparently intending to sell them for scrap metal.
They Only Wanted 24: Linden Hills Thieves Make Unusual Heist
A truck owner woke up to an unpleasant—if strange—surprise on Tuesday morning in Linden Hills, according to a report filed by officers with the Minneapolis Police Department.
October Officer-Involved Shooting Still Under Investigation
Jeffery Michael O'Connor, 25, was shot and killed by Richfield police on Oct. 5, 2012. The case will be taken to a grand jury.
The following arrest information was supplied by the Maple Grove Police Department in an adult arrest report for Nov. 11-29, 2012. It does not indicate charges or a conviction.
Plymouth Burger King Manager Charged With Robbing His Own Restaurant
Police say Kyle Mathew Jordan Hunt robbed the Plymouth Burger King at gunpoint in September and locked two employees in the freezer.
Sex Offender Charged with Sexually Assaulting Edina Woman
Police say Todd Steven Wehner, registered in Texas as a sex offender, beat the woman and then sexually assaulted her on Thanksgiving night.
Man Charged With Stalking After Sending Black Roses to Woman
Nathan Allen Weets is being held in Hennepin County jail on $20,000 bond after he sent the roses and a note that said, “Til Death Do You Part?”
Suspected Ex-girlfriend Fills Resident's Gas Tank With Sugar
A Chrysler was found in Golden Valley with punctured tires, scratched paint and "sugar put in the gas tank." The incident report states that the victim suspects his "jealous ex-girlfriend" committed the crime.