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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—A commercial break-in was reported on the 700 block of South Cleveland Avenue at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, May 2.

—A burglary was reported on the 400 block of South Snelling Avenue at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.

—A residential break-in was reported on the 1300 block of Murray Street at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 7.

—Burglaries also were reported on the 500 block of Brimhall Street on May 11, and the 1200 block of East Maynard Drive on May 12.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1300 block of West Maynard Drive on April 29, and the 1800 block of Bohland Avenue on May 12.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 2000 block of Randolph Avenue on May 11.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 1800 block of Sheridan Avenue at 9:52 p.m. Sunday, May 2.

Miscellaneous—Felony criminal damage to property was reported on the 1600 block of Ford Parkway on May 1, and the 2000 block of Bohland Avenue on May 2.

Lexington-Hamline

Robbery suspects arrested—A pair of robberies at gunpoint ended with three arrests and two loaded handguns recovered after the suspect’s vehicle was discovered in the Midway Target parking lot at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 18. About an hour earlier, an 18-year-old man had called 911 to report he had been robbed near Orange Avenue and Maywood Street by armed suspects driving a Toyota Camry. About 10 minutes later, police were dispatched to the 100 block of Winnipeg Avenue where a 27-year-old man also said he had been robbed at gunpoint. The suspects and vehicle matched the description from the previous incident. A felony traffic stop ensued after the vehicle was discovered at Target and two males and one female were arrested. Two loaded handguns, including one with an extended magazine, were found in the vehicle.

Burglary—A commercial burglary was reported on the 1300 block of University Avenue at 5:23 p.m. Thursday, May 6.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 1500 block of Grand Avenue at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 2.

—Commercial break-ins were reported on the 1500 block of Grand on May 9, and the 1300 block of Randolph Avenue on May 10.

—A burglary was reported on the 1500 block of Grand Avenue at 9:03 a.m. Monday, May 10.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 2000 block of Fairmount Avenue on Tuesday, May 11.

Mendota Heights

Burglary—A burglary was reported on the 1000 block of Highway 13 at 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, May 11.

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1300 block of Northland Drive on May 9, the 1400 block of Highway 13 on May 11, and the 2400 block of Lexington Avenue on May 12.

—Copper was reported stolen from an air conditioner on the 1600 block of Lilydale Road during the evening of May 10-11.

Merriam Park

Burglary—Burglaries were reported on the 1900 block of Ashland Avenue on April 30, and the 900 block of East Lynnhurst Avenue on May 1.

—Commercial break-ins were reported on the 1600 block of University Avenue on May 4, and the 200 block of North Cleveland Avenue on May 7.

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 300 block of North Prior Avenue on April 29, and the 1700 block of Ashland Avenue on May 2.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 400 block of North Wilder Street on May 1, the 1900 block of University Avenue on May 4, and the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue on May 9.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 1800 block of Laurel Avenue on May 1, and the 1500 block of Saint Anthony Avenue on May 8.

Assault—An aggravated assault with a gun was reported on the 1700 block of Ashland Avenue at 3:27 a.m. Tuesday, May 11.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 400 block of North Snelling Avenue on Saturday, May 1.

Sex crime—A rape was reported on the 1400 block of University Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Monday, May 10.

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

Robbery—A convenience store was robbed at gunpoint on the 800 block of Selby Avenue at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 3.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on Summit and Western avenues on May 1, the 900 block of Marshall Avenue and the 300 block of Virginia Street on May 5, the 400 block of Ashland Avenue and the 900 block of Marshall on May 6, and the 200 block of Marshall on May 7.

—Items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a vehicle on Dale Street and Portland Avenue on May 6.

Assault—An aggravated assault with a gun was reported on the 800 block of Selby Avenue at 2:02 a.m. Sunday, May 2.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Victoria Street and Marshall Avenue on May 2, on Selby Avenue and Grotto Street on May 4, and on the 300 block of Laurel Avenue on May 8.

West End

Burglary—A commercial break-in was reported on the 200 block of West Seventh Street at 3:37 a.m. Sunday, May 2.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 400 block of Michigan Street on May 1, the 700 block of Bayard Avenue on May 3, and the 900 block of Watson Avenue on May 4.

—Several items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 700 block of West Seventh and the 200 block of Grand Avenue on Thursday, May 6.

Sex crime—A rape was reported on the 600 block of South Lexington Parkway at 11:28 a.m. Wednesday, May 5.

Assault—An aggravated assault with a gun was reported on the 900 block of Randolph Avenue at 10:57 p.m. Thursday, May 6.