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 EdinaGolden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMinnetonkaMaple GrovePlymouthRichfield, Southwest MinneapolisSt. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story. 

Authorities Release Name of Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

A Richfield officer shoot and killed the man Friday morning after responding to a call of an emotionally disturbed man.

Student Responsible for Threat of Violence Against High School Will Be Charged with Felony

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.

Armed Woman Charged with Attempting to Rob Bank

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.

Police Say 26-Year-Old Man Tried to Stab His Father

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.

Facebook Records Lead to Stalking Suspect

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.

Man Charged with Trying to Run Over Security Guard with Pickup Truck

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.

Woman Charged with Domestic Assault

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.

Student Brings Marijuana to Plymouth School

The latest Plymouth Police report shows a student with marijuana at school and more.


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