Fire Displaces Family, Homecoming Scuffle and Bird Poop: West Metro Crime, Fire Report

A wrap-up of police, fire and court incidents in the west metro for the week of Oct. 7-13, 2012, including a man charged with stabbing another man in the head and a woman charged with burning her boyfriend.

The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden PrairieEdinaGolden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMaple Grove, Minnetonka, PlymouthRichfieldSouthwest MinneapolisSt. Louis Park and St. Michael.

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Men Arrested For Golden Valley Burglaries

Last week, two men attempted to break into a home on Glenwood Avenue. The men were arrested for the burglary of another home on the same street.

The latest sentencing handed down in Wright County District Court. Information is provided to the media via the Wright County Attorney's Office.

Edina Police Officers Honored with Distinguished Service Awards

Officer Jim Rygg and Sgt. Vik Konters received recognition from Police Chief Jeff Long for "going beyond expectations on a continual basis."

St. Louis Park Police Respond to Calls for Service

A look at the St. Louis Park Police Department's calls for service Oct. 10.

Information provided by the Wayzata Police Department.

Hopkins Man Charged with Stabbing Man in Head

Police say Heardian Robert Montjoy became angry with the victim—his cousin's boyfriend—and stabbed him with a kitchen knife.

'Someone Was Watching For a Target:' Lake Harriet Theft Victim

A roundup of incidents and crimes reported to the Minneapolis Police Department.

Family Escapes Garage Fire

A house garage fire early Oct. 10 on Carlson Pkwy in Plymouth displaces three people.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Maple Grove Police Department in an adult arrest report for Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2012. It does not indicate charges or a conviction.

Jeffrey Boemer was identified after he fled the scene of a Minnetonka home, leaving behind a backpack that contained a prescription inhaler with his name on it.

Police Break Up Student Altercation At Homecoming Football Game

Principal Jason Wenschlag said the incident looked "uglier" than it actually was and no one was hurt in any way.

Five Eden Prairie Servers Caught Selling Alcohol to Minors

Police identified the violations during undercover compliance checks in August.

Man Charged with Masturbating in Public

Police say a man was masturbating in the lobby of a Plymouth apartment building while looking at online pornography.

Woman Charged With Assault After Burning Boyfriend With Hot Grease

Police say Jessica Shymera Smith cut the victim with a switchblade, hit him with a clothes iron and then threw hot grease on his back, inflicting first-degree burns.

A public safety summary of service provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Unit the week Oct. 1-7, 2012 for area communities.


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