The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources.
Shootout at West End bar kills one, injures a dozen others
Marquisha D. Wiley, 24, of Saint Paul was pronounced dead and a dozen other people were injured as a result of gunfire at the Truck Park bar, 214 W. Seventh St., around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, October 10.
Investigators arrested three men involved in the shootings. They were in custody and in the hospital being treated for injuries suffered during the incident. On October 11, the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged two of the men in connection with the mass shooting.
Devondre Trevon Phillips, 29, of Las Vegas was charged with 12 counts of attempted murder in the second Degree. He had no adult felony convictions.
Terry Lorenzo Brown, 33, of Saint Paul was charged with one count of intentional murder in the second degree involving the death of Wiley and 11 counts of attempted murder in the second degree. Brown had a handful of previous adult convictions, including first degree aggravated robbery in Hennepin County from 2007, drug possession in Hennepin County from 2011, simple robbery in Ramsey County from 2014, and violation of domestic abuse no contact orders in Ramsey County from 2017 and in Hennepin County from 2019.
A third man who had been arrested, Jeffrey Orlando Hoffman, 32, reportedly went to the Truck Park with Brown and was shot by Phillips, but did not fire a gun. No charges were filed against Hoffman.
“Our hearts go out to the friends and family of Marquisha Wiley,” said Ramsey County Attorney John Choi in a statement. “Starting with the criminal charges filed today, we will work tirelessly to bring justice for her and her family, those at the Truck Park that night, and our entire community”
“My heart breaks for the woman who was killed, her loved ones and everyone else who was in that bar this morning,” said Police Chief Todd Axtell in a statement. “In an instant, they found themselves caught in a hellish situation.”
This was the 32nd homicide of the year in the city. Anyone with information is asked to call 651-266-5650.
Burglary—The maintenance shop was broken into at the Pointe at River Crossing, 1375 Davern St., between September 27-30.
—The Highland 9-Hole Golf Course clubhouse, 1797 Edgcumbe Road, was broken into at 12:24 a.m. Thursday, September 30.
Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 700 block of South Lexington Parkway on September 23.
—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 700 block of South Mississippi River Boulevard on September 23, the 2100 block of Youngman Avenue on September 28-29, and the 1700 block of Pinehurst Avenue on October 1.
—Police arrested a 50-year-old man for theft and drug possession after he was found inside a stolen vehicle on Homer Street and Shepard Road at noon on Tuesday, September 28.
—Trailers were reported stolen on the 1600 block of Watson Avenue and the 500 block of South Snelling Avenue on Thursday, September 30.
Assault—An assault was reported at Ras Ethiopian Restaurant, 2516 W. Seventh St., at 6:08 p.m. Thursday, September 30.
—An assault was reported at Walgreens, 2099 Ford Pkwy., at 7:27 p.m. Sunday, October 3.
Arson—A fire was reported at the Marjon Terrace Apartments, 2390 W. Seventh St., at 11:41 p.m. Wednesday, September 22.
Theft—A 59-year-old man was cited for trying to steal five bottles of laundry detergent at the Midway Target at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday, September 22.
—Two men, ages 24 and 30, were arrested for driving a stolen vehicle in the Midway Target parking lot at 6:12 p.m. Friday, September 24. The older suspect also was arrested for drug possession, DWI, trying to flee police and outstanding warrants.
—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1200 block of Dayton Avenue on September 23, and on Concordia and Hamline avenues on September 24-25.
Miscellaneous—A 28-year-old woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant after throwing items and being hostile toward customers at the Midway Target at 5:58 p.m. Wednesday, September 22.
Burglary—A residence was burglarized on the 2100 block of Jefferson Avenue between 1:54-3:11 p.m. Thursday, September 23.
Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1700 block of Grand Avenue on September 24, the 2200 block of Sargent Avenue on September 29, and the 1500 block of Grand on September 30.
—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 2100 block of Saint Clair Avenue on October 2.
Miscellaneous—A pedestrian was taken to United Hospital with minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle at 9:35 a.m. Friday, September 24, on Snelling and Randolph avenues.
Burglary—Computers, money, prescription pills and a vehicle were reported stolen on the 1400 block of Mendota Heights Road at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, September 18.
—An electric bicycle was reported stolen from a storage room on the 1700 block of Lexington Avenue at 1:07 p.m. Tuesday, September 21.
—Several items were reported stolen from at least three vehicles in an underground garage on the 2300 block of Lexington Avenue on Saturday, September 25. Items also were reported stolen from an apartment in that area on Tuesday, September 28.
—A burglary was reported in an underground garage on the 1000 block of Highway 13 at 7:22 p.m. Tuesday, September 28.
Theft—A golf cart was reported stolen from the Mendota Par 3, 1695 Dodd Road, during the evening of September 17-18.
—Lawn equipment was reported stolen at a residence on the 1800 block of Orchard Hill at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, September 19.
—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles in a business parking lot on the 1200 block of Northland Drive at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday, September 21.
—A laptop computer was reported stolen from a construction site on the 900 block of Mendota Heights Road at 12:26 p.m. Friday, September 24.
—A trailer was reported stolen on the 2400 block of Enterprise Drive during the evening of September 26-27.
—A theft and assault were reported on the 1300 block of Northland Drive at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, September 29.
—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 1100 block of Sylvandale Road on Thursday, September 30.
Sex crime—A report of criminal sexual conduct was reported near Watersedge Terrace by Hagstrom King Park during the morning of Sunday, September 26.
Miscellaneous—Vandalism to the rest-rooms was reported at 9:51 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, at Kensington Park on the 2600 block of Concord Way.
Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1700 block of University Avenue on Friday, September 24.
—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1600 block of Portland Avenue and the 2200 block of Riverwood Place on September 23, the 2000 block of Carroll Avenue on September 23, and the 1900 block of University Avenue on September 26-27.
Weapons—Police arrested a 17-year-old boy for illegal gun possession after he was seen stashing a pistol in a backyard on the 400 block of North Wheeler Street at 10:53 a.m. Friday, September 24.
Miscellaneous—A man who was found inside a resident’s apartment was arrested for felony drug possession at 6:21 p.m. Monday, September 27, on the 2000 block of Carroll Avenue.
Burglary—A burglary was reported at Crosstown Auto, 1440 Marshall Ave., at 7:46 p.m. Friday, September 24.
Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1400 block of Carroll Avenue on September 22, and the 1500 block of Selby Avenue on October 3.
Assault—A 35-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon after harassing a man at the Midway Cub Foods and then driving into his vehicle when he tried to leave at 5:14 a.m. Thursday, September 30. The male suspect had reportedly followed the complainant around the store and accused him of being a police officer. When he left, the couple followed him, drove into his car on Saint Anthony and Snelling avenues, and then chased him on foot. They were arrested a few blocks away and cited for criminal damage to property, drug possession, driving after revocation of a license and other offenses.
Burglary—Cuyler Mason Howard, 20, of Summit Hill was charged by Ramsey County District Court with assaulting and trying to disarm an officer at 12:30 a.m. Friday, September 24, near Osceola Avenue and Avon Street. According to the criminal complaint, Howard tried to break into occupied homes on the 700 block of Linwood Avenue and the 200 block of South Grotto Street, but left when confronted by the homeowners. When an officer tried to arrest him, Howard punched him multiple times, tried to gouge his eyes, bit him and attempted to get his gun. Howard said he wanted to kill the officer and admitted to being at the two homes, but said he was just looking around.
—A burglary was reported at the Summit Terrace Apartments, 26 S. Dale St., at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, September 25.
—The Red Balloon Bookshop, 891 Grand Ave., was broken into at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, October 3.
Theft—Three vehicles were reported stolen on Grand Avenue within a week, including on the 900 block between September 23-27, the 700 block on September 24, and the 1000 block on September 25.
—A vehicles was also reported stolen on the 700 block of Goodrich Avenue on September 22.
—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 600 block of Grand Avenue on September 24, and the 600 block of Summit Avenue on September 24 and 27.
—A trailer and snowmobile were reported stolen on Western Avenue and Maiden Lane on September 27-28.
Arson—Four teenagers set a trash can on fire inside the main door of the Lincoln Court Apartments, 93 S. Lexington Pkwy., at 7:16 p.m. Sunday, September 26.
Miscellaneous—A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Grand Avenue and Victoria Street at 7:13 p.m. Saturday, October 2.
Robbery—A man was pistol-whipped and robbed of his wallet near the Commodore, 79 N. Western Ave., at 1:41 p.m. Sunday, September 26.
Burglary—More than $1,000 in new clothing was reported stolen at BlackBlue Clothing, 614 Selby Ave., at 5:39 a.m. Sunday, September 26.
Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Milton Street and Portland Avenue on September 22, and the 800 block of Laurel Avenue on September 25.
—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 500 blocks of Marshall and Iglehart avenues on September 24, on Western and Holly avenues on September 24, the 800 block of Selby Avenue on September 26, the 200 block of North Western Avenue on October 1, and the 400 block of Dayton Avenue between September 24-26.
—Felony theft from a construction site was reported on Concordia and Western avenues during the evening of October 1-2.
Vehicular assault—Jaqwan Lamar House, 24, of Saint Paul was charged with felony second-degree assault after driving a Mercedes SUV into a 21-year-old woman at the Saint Paul Tap, 825 Jefferson Ave., at 8:45 p.m. Sunday, September 26. She was taken to Regions Hospital and suffered two broken legs. Two men in her group fired a gun at the vehicle. A short time later, House was dropped off at Regions with two gunshot wounds to his shoulder. House is reportedly a member of the Ham Crazy gang. He faces a maximum sentence of 10 years.
Theft—A storage container belonging to the Nativity Groveland football program was ransacked and damaged by fire at the Saint Clair Recreation Center, 265 Oneida St., at 1:23 p.m. Wednesday, September 22.
—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 800 block of Randolph Avenue on September 24, the 600 block of Michigan Street on September 28, and the 600 block of Armstrong Avenue on September 28-29.
—A vehicle was reported stolen on Smith Avenue and West Seventh Street on Sunday, October 3.
Weapons—Spent shell casings were retrieved in the intersection after police responded to a report of gunfire at Victoria Street and Monroe Court at 11:39 p.m. Wednesday, September 22.
Arson—A 41-year-old woman was arrested for arson after she was seen feeding a fire that had been started on a park bench on Kellogg Boulevard and I-35E at 12:33 a.m. Friday, September 24.
Assault—An off-duty police officer arrested a 22-year-old man after seeing him punch another man in the face at Freedom House, 296 W. Seventh St., at 6:56 p.m. Friday, September 24. The suspect also had an outstanding assault warrant.
—A male suspect punched the owner in the face and then ran off at the Bay Street Burger Dive, 731 Randolph Ave., at 9:51 p.m. Thursday, September 30.
—A 27-year-old man was arrested for felony damage to property after he assaulted people inside Shamrocks Pub and Grill, 995 W. Seventh St., and broke the rear window of a vehicle parked outside at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, September 30.
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