Female Bank Robber, Man Killed by Officer and Student Threatens School: West Metro Crime Report
A wrap-up of police, fire and court incidents in the west metro for the week of Oct. 1-5, 2012, including a man charged for trying to stab his father and a woman stalked with the help of Facebook.
The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.
A Richfield officer shoot and killed the man Friday morning after responding to a call of an emotionally disturbed man.
An unidentified male Edina High School student is being charged with making terroristic threats—a felony level offense—after writing a violent post about Edina High School on the Internet, according to the Edina Police Department.
Police say Jaden Young gave a teller a note asking for $1,000. Young had a long knife and a meat tenderizer in her bag when she was arrested.
After allegedly attacking his father, a man stabbed himself in the heart. He was taken to the hospital where he had surgery for a knife wound to one of the ventricles of his heart.
A man’s Facebook and Internet history have led to charges that he accessed a woman’s Facebook account, posted lewd items there and sent her direct messages on Twitter.
A Southwest Minneapolis man has been charged with making terroristic threats after police say he drove threateningly toward a security guard at a Minneapolis workforce center after the guard asked him to move his pickup.
St. Michael resident and Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty said the public has been on high alert since an abduction attempt on Labor Day Weekend, and that works in the investigation's favor.
A selection of notable incidents responded to by the Deephaven Police Department between Sept. 27 and Sept. 30.
Police say Amber Rae Kraft assaulted a woman in Eden Prairie, then tried to keep her from calling police.
There were also several thefts reported, including a stolen iPad, merchandise, stereo and identity.
The latest Plymouth Police report shows a student with marijuana at school and more.