The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between October 23-25.

Highland Park

Burglary­—Two guns were reported stolen during an apartment break-in on the 1600 block of Ford Parkway between October 20-22.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 600 block of Mount Curve Boulevard and the 2200 block of Stewart Avenue on October 22, the 1800 block of Randolph Avenue on October 23, and the 1200 block of Edgcumbe Road on October 24.

—A juvenile male was arrested for trying to steal a vehicle in the Hertz Rent a Car lot, 1420 Davern St., around 5:47 p.m. Sunday, October 24.

Miscellaneous—A man was taken to the hospital for minor injuries after he reportedly drove into the Circus Juventas tent at 1270 Montreal Ave. around 4:21 p.m. Saturday, October 23.


Theft—A 25-year-old man was arrested for felony shoplifting at the Midway Target around 9:28 p.m. Friday, October 22.

Assault—Felony terroristic threats were reportedly made by a student on social media on Saturday, October 23, to shoot up Central High School the following Monday morning.


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Weapons—An officer was sent to the Edgcumbe Recreation Center, 320 S. Griggs St., on Friday, October 22, on a shots fired call. Staff reported that two shell casings were discovered on the property in the past two weeks. They said no shots were heard and nobody with a gun had been seen.

Merriam Park

Burglary—Surveillance video showed a masked suspect enter a room and steal a purse at the Quality Hotel, 1964 University Ave., around 8:13 a.m. Saturday, October 23. The victim said the purse contained three Guatemalan passports.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 300 block of Pierce Street and the 1600 block of Marshall Avenue on October 22.


Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 900 block of Marshall Avenue around 3:03 a.m. Tuesday, October 19.

Miscellaneous—A 40-year-old woman was arrested for felony criminal damage to a property on the 1000 block of Ashland Avenue around 12:41 a.m. Monday, October 25.

West End

Theft—A purse-snatching was reported on the 200 block of West Seventh Street between 5:10-6:40 p.m. Thursday, October 21.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 700 block of Perlman Street between 5:08-6:04 p.m. Friday, October 22.

—A 51-year-old man was arrested for stealing copper wire from a city light fixture on Shepard Road and Washington Street around 10:03 a.m. Saturday, October 23. The suspect also was wanted on a drug warrant.


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