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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between October 28-November 1.

Highland Park

Burglary—A residential break-in was reported on the 300 block of South Lexington Parkway during the evening of October 29-30.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1400 block of Randolph Avenue during the evening of October 22-23.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 1600 block of Juno Avenue on October 27-28.

—A witness saw three suspects trying to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle on Bayard and Snelling avenues around 8:56 a.m. Sunday, October 31. The suspects fled after seeing the witness take a photo of their vehicle.

Miscellaneous—A woman reported that, after she broke up with him, her now ex-boyfriend slashed a tire of her vehicle on the 2300 block of Stewart Avenue around 7:44 a.m. Thursday, October 28.

—A 29-year-old woman was arrested for DUI, leaving the scene and obstructing the legal process following a hit-and-run accident on West Seventh and Albion streets around 7:02 p.m. Sunday, October 31. The suspect was found slumped over at the wheel a short distance away and reportedly resisted arrest when being taken into custody.


Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1600 block of Grand Avenue between 9 a.m.-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, October 27.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1900 block of Lincoln Avenue on October 27-28, the 1900 block of Grand Avenue on October 30, and the 1400 block of Grand on October 31.

Weapons—Multiple callers reported what sounded like automatic gunfire around 3:25 a.m. Thursday, October 28, on Snelling and Randolph avenues. Ten shell casings were found, but no damage or victims.

—Gunfire was reported on the 2100 block of Fairmount Avenue around 1:26 a.m. Friday, October 29.

Mendota Heights

Burglary—A business on the 2000 block of Dodd Road was burglarized around 12:02 a.m. Friday, October 22.

Theft—Mail was reported stolen from a mailbox that was broken into on Northland Drive and Mendota Heights Road around 11:51 a.m. Friday, October 22.

—Vehicles were reported stolen from driveways on the 2200 block of Dodd Road and the 2200 block of Lexington Avenue on October 29.

Assault—Police were called to the 1300 block of Northland Drive regarding a domestic assault around 3:02 p.m. Sunday, October 24, and arrested one of the individuals who was found to have multiple warrants.

Miscellaneous—A large amount of personal property was dumped on the 800 block of Highway 13, it was reported at 11:02 a.m. Sunday, October 24.

—Police received a report of a residential burglary on the 1900 block of Knob Road at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, October 24, and discovered a highly intoxicated neighbor in the basement bathroom. The man apparently entered the wrong home by mistake and was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Merriam Park

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1600 block of Concordia Avenue on October 27, on Fry Street and Selby avenue on October 27, and on Selby Avenue and Exeter Place on October 30.


Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 1400 block of Marshall Avenue on Friday, October 29.

Summit Hill

Robbery—A woman was robbed of her vehicle at gunpoint at 975 Grand Ave. between 2:52-4:01 p.m. Wednesday, October 27. According to media reports, two teenage boys with criminal records were arrested on October 30 in connection with the carjacking.

Burglary—An apartment break-in was reported on the 700 block of Grand Avenue during the evening of October 29-30.

—A residential burglary was reported on the 1100 block of Grand around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, October 30.

—A vehicle was reported stolen from a garage on the 600 block of Summit Avenue on Sunday, October 31.

Theft—The catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle on the 1000 block of Saint Clair Avenue on October 16-17,

—A 42-year-old man was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle and drug possession near Grand Avenue and Grotto Street around 11:06 p.m. Friday, October 26. He reportedly had six felony warrants for drugs and theft.

—A woman reported that her wallet was stolen after she dropped it on the floor at Walgreens, 734 Grand Ave., around 8-8:30 a.m. Friday, October 29. Video showed the suspect as a tall male wearing a gray hooded jacket, blue tennis shoes and black facemask. Her stolen credit cards were already being used at a Target store.

Protest—Police responded to Lexington Parkway and Concordia Avenue on a report of protestors marching to the Governor’s Residence, 1006 Summit Ave., around 3:03 p.m. Friday, October 29. The event reportedly generated many complaints from residents.

Miscellaneous—A driver struck Cafe Latte, 850 Grand Ave., around 7:15 p.m. Friday, October 29. The building’s integrity was checked by the Saint Paul Fire Department and deemed safe.


Burglary—A break-in was reported at the French Hen Café, 518 Selby Ave., around 6 a.m. Sunday, October 31.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported near Carroll Avenue and Chatsworth Street around 9:58 p.m. Sunday, October 31. Police recovered evidence at the scene.

Arson—A suspicious fire was reported on the 900 block of Dayton Avenue at just after midnight Thursday, October 28.

Assault—A suspect reportedly pointed a gun at a victim during a road rage incident around noon Wednesday, October 27, on Lexington Parkway and University Avenue.

—A victim was reportedly hit in the head with a hammer during an assault in an apartment on the 600 block of Selby Avenue around 1:09 a.m. Sunday, October 31.

West End

Burglary—A second-floor business at 265 W. Seventh St. was broken into and several items were reported stolen during the evening of October 27-28.

Assault—A 35-year-old man was arrested for making felony terroristic threats after he yelled at a group of kids and then reportedly waived a large kitchen knife at their mother around 6:03 p.m. Saturday, October 30, on Forbes Street and Douglas Avenue. The suspect had a felony warrant for threats of violence.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 200 block of West Kellogg Boulevard on October 27, the 900 block of Randolph Avenue on October 29, and at the dog park at 59 Randolph on October 30.

—A watch valued at more than $1,000 was reported stolen at Best Pawn, 966 W. Seventh St., between 4:06-5:16 p.m. Wednesday, October 27.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on the 1000 block of Otto Avenue around 11:33 p.m. Thursday, October 28.

—A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle at United Hospital, 333 N. Smith Ave., on Friday, October 29.

—A suspect stole two cartons of cigarettes from behind the counter and ran off from Speedway, 1734 W. Seventh St., around 1:13 p.m. Saturday, October 30.

Arson—A suspect reportedly started a small fire on the lawn near the post office property across the street from the Elway Station on the 1700 block of West Seventh Street around 2:10 p.m. Thursday, October 28.


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