The following crime incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources.

Highland Park

Robbery—A robbery was reported on the 1200 block of East Maynard Drive at 3:31 a.m. Tuesday, December 29.

Burglary—Commercial break-ins were reported on the 1100 block of Rankin Street on December 24 and the 2000 block of West Seventh Street on December 28.

—Garage burglaries were reported on the 1600 block of Highland Parkway on December 25 and the 1900 block of Pinehurst Avenue on January 5.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 400 block of South Snelling Avenue on December 24, the 1800 block of Graham Avenue on December 25, the 1400 block of Randolph Avenue on December 25, the 800 block of Montreal Circle on December 31, the 2300 block of Stewart Avenue on January 1, and the 2000 block of Scheffer Avenue on January 6.

—At least a dozen vehicles were stolen between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. The thefts were reported on the 800 block of South Cleveland Avenue on December 24; the 1300 block of East Maynard Drive, 2300 block of West Seventh Street and 1700 block of Field Avenue on December 25; the 2000 block of Worcester Avenue, 1700 block of Field, 600 block of South Snelling Avenue and 2300 block of West Seventh on December 26; the 1900 block of Montreal Avenue on December 27; the 600 block of South Lexington Parkway on December 30; the 1500 block of Saint Paul Avenue on December 31; and the 2100 block of Benson Avenue on January 1.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 1700 block of Saunders Avenue on December 31, and on Saint Paul and Montreal avenues on January 3.

 

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Miscellaneous—An incident involving narcotics was reported on the 2100 block of West Seventh Street at 1:42 p.m. Wednesday, December 23.

Lexington-Hamline

Burglary—A commercial burglary was reported on the 1300 block of University Avenue at 4:50 p.m. Monday, December 28.

—A residential break-in was reported on the 1200 block of Saint Anthony Avenue at 2:12 a.m. Tuesday, January 5.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1200 block of Dayton Avenue on Thursday, December 31.

Macalester-Groveland

Robbery—A robbery was reported on the 1200 block of Saint Clair Avenue at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, January 2.

—A strong-arm robbery was reported on the 400 block of Brimhall Street at 12:42 p.m. Monday, January 4.

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 2100 block of Princeton Avenue at 8:58 p.m. Saturday, December 26.

—A garage burglary was reported on the 1300 block of Berkeley Avenue on Monday, December 28.

—A commercial break-in was reported on the 300 block of South Snelling Avenue at 2:57 a.m. Friday, January 1.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1400 block of Stanford Avenue on December 25 and the 1400 block of Goodrich Avenue on December 26.

—One vehicle was reported stolen on the 1500 block of Randolph Avenue on December 27, and three vehicles were stolen on the 2000 block of Fairmount Avenue on January 4-5.

Mendota Heights

Theft—Mail was reported stolen and a credit card used to steal money from an account at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, on the 600 block of Fourth Avenue.

—Several items were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1000 block of Douglas Road on Sunday, January 3.

—A stolen vehicle with different license plates was found abandoned on the 1300 block of Northland Drive at 6:52 p.m. Wednesday, January 6.

Miscellaneous—A police officer activated his squad car’s lights and siren in an attempt to stop a vehicle that was seen weaving on southbound I-35E near Highway 62 at 9:47 p.m. Monday, January 4. The driver did not pull over, but continued onto westbound I-494 and then southbound Highway 77, eventually ending up in Burnsville. A helicopter helped locate the vehicle and the driver was taken into custody.

—Police were called to a two-vehicle accident in a parking lot on the 1300 block of Northland Drive at 5:48 p.m. Wednesday, January 6. The driver struck a parked car and then hit another vehicle while he was backing up.

Merriam Park

Robbery—Five University of Saint Thomas students were robbed at gunpoint by three suspects in black ski masks around 3 a.m. Saturday, January 16, on Cretin Avenue between Selby and Dayton avenues, according to the school’s public safety officials. The students were walking when a vehicle pulled up next to them and the suspects got out, with one displaying a gun. The students were forced to turn over personal property. A single gunshot was fired into the air. The suspects drove off northbound on Cretin. None of the students was physically harmed and arrests were reportedly made regarding the incident.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1800 block of Feronia Avenue on December 25, and the 1900 block of University Avenue on December 27.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 100 block of North Snelling Avenue on Tuesday, January 5.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Marshall and Cleveland avenues at 12:32 a.m. Tuesday, January 5.

Snelling-Hamline

Burglary—A commercial break-in was reported on the 1500 block of University Avenue at 11:07 p.m. Saturday, January 2.

Miscellaneous—An incident involving the possession of marijuana was reported on the 1400 block of University Avenue at 8:07 p.m. Friday, December 25.

Summit Hill

Burglary—Garage burglaries were reported on the 700 block of Osceola Avenue on December 24, and the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue on December 26.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on Dale Street and Grand Avenue on Sunday, January 3.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 900 block of Fairmount Avenue on Tuesday, December 29.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 900 block of Grand Avenue at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, December 30.

Summit-University

Burglary—Burglaries were reported on the 400 block of Holly Avenue on December 24, the 200 block of Fisk Street on December 29, the 500 block of Selby Avenue on January 4, and the 400 block of Dayton Avenue on January 5.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 300 block of Portland Avenue on Saturday, January 2.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 700 block of Holly Avenue on December 31, the 800 block of Laurel Avenue on January 1, the 1000 block of Dayton Avenue on January 2, and the 700 block of Iglehart Avenue on January 5.

Assault—An aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon was reported on the 700 block of Saint Anthony Avenue at 12:24 p.m. Wednesday, January 6.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on January 1 on Selby Avenue and Fisk Street, and on the 600 block of Laurel Avenue.

Miscellaneous—Two incidents involving the possession of narcotics were reported on the 700 block of Marshall Avenue on December 26, and the 300 block of Dayton Avenue on December 28.

—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 200 block of Dayton Avenue at 5 a.m. Tuesday, December 29.

West End

Robbery—A strong-arm robbery was reported on the 500 block of Jefferson Avenue at 11:16 a.m. Wednesday, December 30.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1100 block of West Seventh Street on December 27, the 800 block of Montreal Circle on December 27, and the 1000 block of Bayard Avenue on December 31.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1000 block of West Seventh Street on December 23, the 200 block of Wilkin Street on December 28, the 200 block of Duke Street on December 29, the 200 and 600 blocks of West Seventh on December 31, the 200 block of Duke on January 4, and on Douglas Street and Harrison Avenue on January 5.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Shepard Road and Otto Avenue on December 29, and on Benson Avenue and Homer Street on January 1.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 1300 block of West Seventh Street at 2 a.m. Saturday, December 26.

—An incident involving the possession of methamphetamine was reported on West Seventh Street and Kellogg Boulevard at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, January 5.

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