Promoting Prostitution Arrest, Petters Ponzi Scheme: West Metro Police, Fire Report
A wrap-up of police, fire and court related news reported in the west metro for Feb. 3-9, 2013, including pee problems at local restaurant and guilty plea for an incident at local business.
The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael for the week of Feb. 3-9, 2013.
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The woman reportedly took approximately $840,000 from Edelweiss Home Health Care, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.
A Hopkins woman is accused of assaulting officers who responded to a fight she reportedly started by peeing on the floor of a Mainstreet Bar and Grill restroom and then threatening to hurt anyone who told on her.
A traffic stop led the Golden Valley Police to involve the Hennepin County Violent Offender Task Force.
Lake Minnetonka accident claimed the life of Markle's infant daughter last month. Prosecutors say Markle was legally drunk. Defense attorney says family has already been "visited by extreme pain and hurt."
Investigators say Brian Stefan Williams broke into a Shorewood building and then fled police with a pregnant woman in his car.
A 20-year-old Plymouth man faces charges after police executed a search warrant late last month.
KARE 11 reported that Harland Dietrich worked at CRAVE in the West End.
The Brooklyn Park man was reportedly apprehended with the donation jar, $24.86 in cash and drug paraphernalia.
A roundup of crimes and incidents reported to the Minneapolis Police Department Feb. 4 and 5.
The man, her mother's boyfriend, allegedly assaulted the girl after her mother told her to watch them have sex. He was arrested last week.
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.
One person from the house went to the hospital with burns.
A misdemeanor warrant on a woman led Hopkins police to arrest a convicted predatory offender she had a protection order against.
Frank Vennes, a business associate of Tom Petters who made north of $48 million, pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to one count of securities fraud and one count of money laundering. His co-defendant, James Nathan Fry of Orono, heads to trial this week.
The Maple Grove Fire Department also helped with a water incident at Cintas