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

Highland Park

Burglary—Commercial break-ins were reported on the 2000 and 2300 blocks of West Seventh Street on March 8, and the 1500 block of Ford Parkway on March 10.

—A residential burglary was reported on the 1800 block of Pinehurst Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, March 17.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 500 block of Brimhall Street on Tuesday, March 8.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 900 block of Saint Paul Avenue on March 6, the 2200 block of Rockwood Avenue on March 10, the 1400 block of Saint Paul Avenue and 2300 block of West Seventh Street on March 11, the 2400 block of Stewart Avenue on March 12, and the 1900 block of Morgan Avenue on March 13.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 1700 block of Graham Avenue at 3:15 p.m. Monday, March 8.

Lexington-Hamline

Burglary—A commercial burglary was reported on the 1300 block of University Avenue at 9:09 p.m. Sunday, March 7.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1100 block of Selby Avenue on March 7, and the 200 block of North Hamline Avenue on March 16.

—A shoplifting loss of more than $1,000 was reported on the 1300 block of University Avenue at 1:48 p.m. Sunday, March 7.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—A burglary was reported on the 1100 block of Edgcumbe Road at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, March 4.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1900 block of Wellesley Avenue on March 5, and the 400 block of Warwick Street on March 6.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 400 block of South Snelling Avenue on March 6, the 1200 block of Stanford Avenue and 1800 block of Berkeley Avenue on March 10, and the 1500 block of Grand Avenue on March 15.

Mendota Heights

Theft—A theft of automobile parts was reported on the 900 block of Stratford Road during the evening of March 11-12.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 700 block of Knollwood Court during the evening of March 16-17. The vehicle was recovered in Ramsey County the next day after it had been involved in an accident.

—Tools were reported stolen from the bed of a truck parked at a convenience store on the 900 block of Highway 13 at 11:57 a.m. Wednesday, March 17.

—An unoccupied vehicle stolen in Minneapolis was recovered on the 1300 block of Aspen Way at 10:33 a.m. Thursday, March 18.

Miscellaneous—Police stopped a vehicle that had no license plates and a fake temporary registration sticker taped to the rear window at 5:47 p.m. Saturday, March 13, on the 1300 block of Highway 13. The driver had a warrant for driving after cancellation of his license and was arrested.

—An officer reported a suspicious vehicle with two people “getting to know each other” in the back seat at 1:06 p.m. Monday, March 15, on the 800 block of Highway 13. The adult male was arrested on a felony warrant. The female was released.

—A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on the 900 block of Caren Road at 7:24 a.m. Thursday, March 18.

Merriam Park

Burglary—A commercial burglary was reported on the 2100 block of Marshall Avenue at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 11.

—Residential burglaries were reported on the 1500 block of Dayton Avenue at 1 and 5:43 a.m. Sunday, March 14.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 2100 block of Carroll Avenue on Friday, March 12.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 2100 block of Marshall Avenue on March 4, the 1900 block of Iglehart Avenue on March 9, on Marshall and Otis Avenue on March 14, on Cleveland and Ashland avenues on March 17, and the 1600 block of Marshall on March 17.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported on the 400 block of North Prior Avenue at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 16.

—On the evening of March 22-23, police and paramedics were called to help three people who had overdosed. They included a 39-year-old man on the 1700 block of Carroll Avenue at 10:09 p.m., a 27-year-old man on the 1500 block of Marion Street at 12:01 a.m. and a 34-year-old woman on the 400 block of Pierce Street at 1:23 a.m. All three were pronounced dead at the scene. Already this year, police said 30 Saint Paul residents have died by overdose and the number of nonfatal cases is also on the rise.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1400 block of University Avenue and the 100 block of North Snelling Avenue on March 9.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 1300 block of Saint Anthony Avenue at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday, March 9.

Summit Hill

Burglary—A burglary was reported on the 500 block of Grand Hill at 5:44 a.m. Friday, March 12.

—Two burglaries were reported on the 100-200 blocks of Oakgrove Place between 1:08-3:56 p.m. Monday, March 15.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1000 block of Linwood Avenue on March 7, and the 900 block of Summit Avenue on March 17.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue on March 10, and the 1000 block of Grand Avenue on March 13.

—A shoplifting loss of more than $1,000 was reported on the 800 block of Grand Avenue at 10:10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 300 block of Grand Avenue at 12:48 a.m. Sunday, March 7.

Summit-University

Burglary—Burglaries were reported on the 600 block of Ashland Avenue on March 9, the 700 block of Marshall Avenue on March 14, the 400 block of Selby Avenue on March 16, and the 700 block of Concordia Avenue on March 17.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 300-800 blocks of Selby Avenue on March 4, the 100 block of North Avon Street on March 12, and the 300 block of Selby on March 17.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on Dayton Avenue and Fisk Street on Saturday, March 13.

Assault—An aggravated assault with a gun was reported on the 600 block of Iglehart Avenue at 2:51 p.m. Thursday, March 11.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Grotto Street and Dayton Avenue on March 7, on Avon Street and Hague Avenue on March 12, the 300 block of Chatsworth Street on March 13, and the 1000 block of Carroll Avenue on March 17.

West End

Robbery—A robbery at gunpoint was reported on the 200 block of Wilkin Street at 8:56 p.m. Wednesday, March 10.

Burglary—Residential burglaries were reported on the 2000 block of West Seventh Street on March 5, the 300 block of Erie Street on March 8, the 100 block of Forbes Avenue on March 10, and on Irvine Park near Walnut Street on March 12.

—A commercial burglary was reported on the 1100 block of Elway Street at 2:38 a.m. Monday, March 8.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1500 block of West Seventh Street on March 4, on Michigan and Oneida Streets on March 9, the 700 block of Randolph Avenue on March 10, the 500 block of Superior Street on March 12, and the 400 block of West Seventh on March 13.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 200 block of Anne Street on Monday, March 15.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Otto Avenue and Shepard Road on March 7, and on Adrian Street and Montreal Avenue on March 12.

Miscellaneous—Incidents involving the possession of methamphetamine were reported on March 6 on the 400 block of Banfil Street, and the possession of cocaine on March 14 on the 200 block of Grand Avenue.

—Felony damage to property was reported on the 200 block of West Seventh Street at 9:46 p.m. Tuesday, March 9.