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.
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Victims Identified in Minnetonka House Fire
A married couple was found deceased in their home on Westwood Road, north of I-394, after a Black Friday fire.
Vehicle Forced Out of Traffic Lane
The latest Plymouth Police blotter shows a vehicle-type assault and a suspected juvenile assailant strangling another person.
Teen Charged in Multi-City High-Speed Chase
A 17-year-old male has been charged for fleeing a police officer in a high-speed chase that went through Golden Valley, Plymouth and Maple Grove.
Someone threw a pumpkin through an Eden Prairie couple's family room window and smashed a large rock into their truck windshield. This and other police incidents are described in this week's blotter.
Richfield Man Charged with Selling Meth at University of Minnesota
Police say Bryce William Banks arranged to sell methamphetamine to an undercover informant in the U of M's Comstock Hall.
St. Louis Park Police Department officers said West End Doubletree Suites front desk staff called for help around 3:15 a.m. Oct. 28 when a "heavily intoxicated" 23-year old Minnetonka resident lurched in. He couldn't remember how he arrived at the hotel, and was wearing only a shirt, underwear, and flip-flops.
Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Xanax
State troopers say they found five Xanax pills tucked inside a pocket flashlight when they stopped Robert Gerald Malone on a traffic violation.
Medical Examiner IDs Man as North Minneapolis Murder Victim
Kerry Scott was found unresponsive behind a Girard Avenue North home.
Police believe recent string of vandalism reports in Long Lake are connected; orange paint balls used to target multiple homes and vehicles over the weekend.
4 Charged with Stealing Men's Clothing from Ridgedale Macy's
Police say Harvey Jay Williams, Joseph Keith Smith, Marcel Terrel McMath and Terrell Glasper were responsible for a "grab-and-run" theft from Macy's on Nov. 13.
Semi Truck Rolls Over Near Space Aliens in Albertville
No injuries were reported.
Accident on Hemlock Lane Slows Commute in Maple Grove
Two vehicles were involved in the accident that happened at the intersection of 73rd Avenue North and Hemlock Lane Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Man Caught Trying to Steal TV from Apartment Complex Party Room
Darnell Jamar Reed, 22, told police he was letting a dog out of his vehicle near the complex when he noticed the party room door was ajar.
SW Minneapolis Residents Trapped By Downtown Shooting Scare
Police SWAT teams combed an office building downtown after a 911 call.