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

Highland Park

Burglary—A commercial break-in was reported on the 700 block of South Snelling Avenue at 3:03 a.m. Thursday, April 15.

—Burglaries were reported on the 2200 block of West Seventh Street at 11:37 p.m. Friday, April 16, and the 400 block of South Snelling Avenue at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday, April 20.

—Agra Culture, 721 S. Cleveland Ave., was broken into at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, May 2. According to police, the owner called 911 and said that he was watching security videos and saw a man inside the restaurant stealing wine. The 45-year-old male suspect was located on the 1700 block of Ford Parkway and taken into custody without incident.

   

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1600 block of Hillcrest Avenue and the 2000 block of Ford Parkway on April 21, and on the 2000 and 2400 blocks of Ford on April 24.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 2200 block of Stewart Avenue on April 22, and on the 500 block of Mount Curve Boulevard and the 2100 block of Hartford Avenue on April 25.

Arson—A fire was reported on the 2400 block of West Seventh Street at 1:53 a.m. Tuesday, April 20.

 

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Miscellaneous—Incidents involving the possession of narcotics were reported on the 800 block of South Cleveland Avenue on April 21, and the 1400 block of Alaska Avenue on April 25.

Lexington-Hamline

Theft—Shoplifting losses of more than $1,000 were reported on the 1300 block of University Avenue at 2:05 p.m. Saturday, April 24, and at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 1900 block of Goodrich Avenue at 10 p.m. Friday, April 16.

—A burglary was reported on the 2000 block of Grand Avenue at 12:03 p.m. Wednesday, April 21.

—A commercial break-in was reported on the 1100 block of Edgcumbe Road at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1900 block of Fairmount Avenue on Tuesday, April 27.

Sex crime—A rape was reported on the 1500 block of Grand Avenue at 12:43 a.m. Sunday, April 25.

—A rape was reported on the 1300 block of Wellesley Avenue at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Princeton and Woodlawn avenues on April 21, and the 2000 block of Sargent Avenue on April 27.

Miscellaneous—An incident involving narcotics was reported on the 200 block of South Snelling Avenue at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, April 22.

Mendota Heights

Burglary—A bicycle was reported stolen from an underground parking garage on the 1000 block of Highway 13 at 9:20 a.m.
Tuesday, April 27.

Theft—A person was arrested after police recovered a stolen vehicle on the 700 block of South Plaza Way at 1:29 a.m. Sunday, April 18.

—Several items were reported stolen from a vehicle in an underground parking garage on the 2300 block of Lexington Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Sunday, April 18.

—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1200 block of Northland Drive and the 2300 block of Lexington Avenue on April 25, and the 1100 block of Northland on April 26.

—Several items were reported stolen from a truck on the 2300 block of Pilot Knob Road at 3:22 p.m. Monday, April 26.

—Thefts from vehicles were reported on the 1000 block of Victoria Court, the 1700 block of Lexington Avenue, the 2100 block of Timmy Street and the 2000 block of Summit Lane on Wednesday, April 28.

—A trailer was reported stolen from a business on the 1200 block of Centre Pointe Curve at 10:57 a.m. Thursday, April 29.

—Checks were reported stolen from the mail of a residence on the 700 block of Stanwich Lane at 2:31 p.m. Monday, May 3. The checks were later used to purchase merchandise at four different locations.

Arson—A portable toilet and a recycling bin were lit on fire and destroyed in a parking lot on the 600 block of Mendota Heights Road at 12:48 am. Saturday, April 17.

Miscellaneous—Officers were dispatched to I-494 and Pilot Knob Road on a report of two vehicles stopped on the exit ramp, a man with a gun and shots fired at 11:36 p.m. Saturday, April 17. Officers conducted a traffic stop and determined that the firearm was a BB gun. The occupants were apparently related to each other and one of the adults was reportedly drunk and belligerent. The parties were released with no criminal charges filed.

Merriam Park

Burglary—A burglary was reported on the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, April 27.

Assault—An aggravated assault was reported on Cretin Avenue and I-94 at 2:12 p.m. Monday, April 19.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 1700 block of University Avenue at 8:50 p.m. Monday,
April 19.

Snelling-Hamline

Burglary—A burglary was reported on the 1500 block of Portland Avenue at 10:56 p.m. Wednesday, April 21.

—A commercial break-in was reported on Snelling and Portland avenues at 3:31 a.m. Thursday, April 22.

—A burglary was reported on the 1400 block of Laurel Avenue at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 28.

Summit Hill

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on Fairmount Avenue and Lexington Parkway on April 16, and the 300 block of Grand Avenue on April 18.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on Benhill Road on April 16, the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue on April 24, and the 600 block of Summit Avenue on April 26.

—A shoplifting loss of more than $1,000 was reported on the 800 block of Grand Avenue at 5:23 p.m. Monday, April 26.

Summit-University

Shots fired—Police responded to the 800 block of Selby Avenue at 2:02 a.m. Sunday, May 2, after 36 people called to report shots fired. When they pulled up, officers saw about 100 people from a large house party scattering in all directions and heard gunshots. More than 100 shell casings were recovered at the scene. Four people had been shot and showed up at Regions Hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. They were among seven people who were injured during three shooting incidents that took place in the city that evening and involved nearly 150 shots fired. Anyone with information about the shootings is being asked to call 651-291-1111.

Burglary—Residential burglaries were reported on the 500 block of Dayton Avenue on April 18, the 200 block of Dayton on April 22, and the 700 block of Carroll Avenue on April 26.

Theft—Two vehicles were stolen on the 200 block of Marshall Avenue on April 16. Vehicles also were reported stolen on Milton Street near Ashland Avenue on April 19, and the 300 block of Laurel Avenue on April 26.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 400 block of Selby Avenue on April 21, the 100 block of Kent Street on April 26, and on Oxford Street and Ashland Avenue on April 28.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 300 block of North Dale Street on April 15, the 200 block of Dayton Avenue on April 23, and on Concordia Avenue and Grotto Street on April 26.

Miscellaneous—Incidents involving narcotics were reported on the 800 block of Laurel Avenue on April 16, the 300 block of Laurel on April 20, and the 300 block of North Dale Street on April 26 and 27.

West End

Burglary—Burglaries were reported on the 1800 block of Ivan Way on April 20, and the 200 block of Goodhue Street on April 28.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 900 block of West Seventh Street on April 20.

—A purse-snatching was reported on the 400 block of South Osceola Avenue at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 20.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 200 block of Wilkin Street on April 27, and the 1000 block of Montreal Avenue on April 28.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 200 block of West Seventh Street at 8:49 p.m. Sunday, April 25.

—An incident involving narcotics was reported on the 100 block of West Seventh Street at 4:52 p.m. Monday, April 26.

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