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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between November 11-15.

Highland Park

stolen bulldog
A reward is being offered to find a bulldog named Sky, who was in a vehicle that was stolen in Highland Village on November 12.

Theft—A car was reported stolen with the owner’s dog inside at the Chipotle in Highland Village around 7:45 p.m. Friday, November 12. A cash reward was being offered to find the dog, a 5-month-old female American bulldog named Sky. The vehicle was described as a 2012 black Toyota Camry with license plate EJP 985. Sky has little brown spots on her cheeks and brown on her butt under her tail. She also has one gray and one blue eye, and was wearing a pink leash and collar. Police were notified. Anyone with information is asked to call 651-278-4300 or 651-447-3733.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1800 block of Bayard Avenue on the evening of November 11-12.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 2000 block of Ford Parkway between 7:52-9:36 p.m. Friday, November 12.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported at Lumen Christi Catholic Community, 2055 Bohland Ave., around 5:17 p.m. Thursday, November 11.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—An apartment break-in was reported on the 1400 block of Osceola Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Thursday, November 11.

—Multiple items were reported stolen from Shish Mediterranean Kitchen, 1668 Grand Ave., around 1:42 a.m. Monday, November 15.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 2100 block of Palace Avenue on November 10, and the 2100 block of Goodrich Avenue on November 11.

—A motorcycle was reported stolen on the 1700 block of Grand Avenue between 10:45-11:19 p.m. Saturday, November 13.

—Two men ages 25-28 were arrested for trying to steal catalytic converters on the 1900 block of James Avenue around 4:59 a.m. Saturday, November 13.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to city property, including two police squads, was reported on the 800 block of Edgcumbe Road on November 5-7.

Mendota Heights

Robbery—A robbery in progress was reported on the 900 block of Highway 13 at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, November 9. A delivery person said someone was stealing from the business and one of the suspects had a gun. The suspects fled into Saint Paul.

Burglary—A bicycle was reported stolen from an underground parking garage on the 1000 block of Highway 13 at 10:46 a.m. Sunday, November 7.

Weapons—A motorist was on northbound 35E by westbound 494 when a SUV pulled up and shot two or three times at the vehicle, it was reported at 6:14 p.m. Monday, November 8. Two windows were broken and there was a bullet hole in the passenger’s side door.

Miscellaneous—A vehicle was found with its lights on at a closed business around 12:22 a.m. Wednesday, November 10, on the 900 block of Highway 13. An conscious man was found halfway out of the vehicle with drug paraphernalia around him and was taken to jail.

—A large amount of possible marijuana was turned over to police around 10 a.m. Thursday, November 11, on the 1800 block of Delaware Avenue.

Merriam Park

Robbery—A robbery at gunpoint was reported at Pierce Street and Summit Avenue around 11:49 p.m. Sunday, November 14.

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 2200 block of Riverwood Place around 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, November 10, and on the 1900 block of Iglehart Avenue around 3:34 p.m. Friday, November 12.

—A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue on November 10.

—Four males, ages 46-63, were arrested for trying to steal the catalytic converter off a silver Land Rover around 1:07 a.m. Thursday, November 11, on the 1900 block of Marshall Avenue.

Assault—Police responded to a weapon’s complaint and arrested a 20-year-old man for felony threats of violence on the 2000 block of Portland Avenue around 10:59 p.m. Sunday, November 14.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported and spent casings were found by police at Saint Anthony and Beacon avenues around 3 a.m. Sunday, November 14.

Snelling-Hamline

Assault—A 31-year-old man was arrested for felony assault after reportedly punching a Lyft driver several times in the face on Snelling and University avenues around 1:48 a.m. Wednesday, November 10.

Summit Hill

Miscellaneous—A 27-year-old man was arrested for DWI after he was found slumped over in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that was parked bushes near Heather Drive and Grand Hill at 2:07 a.m. Thursday, November 11. The suspect reportedly had three prior DWI convictions in the last 10 years.

—Felony damage to property was reported on the 600 block of Grand Avenue on November 9-11.

Summit-University

Burglary—A home break-in was reported on the 1000 block of Dayton Avenue between 5:12-8:13 p.m. Sunday, November 14.

Theft—A 20-year-old man said someone rear-ended and shot at his vehicle at the Minnoco Station, 809 Selby Ave., around 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 10. The suspect fled the scene, but the victim was later arrested after police learned the vehicle he was driving had been reported stolen.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Dayton Avenue during the evening of November 11-12.

—A suspect was caught on video stealing packages from the front step of a residence on the 1000 block of Summit Avenue around 3:31 p.m. Saturday, November 13. The suspect was described as a white male, around 20-30 years old, and was wearing a mask and all black clothing.

West End

Robbery—A strong-arm robbery was reported on the 300 block of Sherman Street around 6:47 p.m. Friday, November 12. A woman said a man approached her and demanded all of her belongs. She complied and he drove off in a black Mustang. The suspect was described as a heavy set Black male, around 6-foot-2, and wearing a black jacket with red writing.

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