The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered on January 10-11.
Burglary—An apartment break-in was reported on the 1200 block of Marshall Avenue around 10:56 p.m. Friday, January 7.
Homicide—The Ramsey County medical examiner has identified Otis R. Elder, 38, of Saint Paul as the man who was fatally shot around 9:30 p.m. Monday, January 10, on the 500 block of North Prior Avenue. Officers rushed to the scene and found him lying in the street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Regions Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. As of Tuesday morning, no suspects had been identified, no motive had been determined and no arrests had been made. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 651-266-5650. This is the second homicide of the year in Saint Paul.
Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen on the 1800 block of Marshall Avenue on January 9-10,
—A vehicle that was left running was reported stolen on the 400 block of West Lynnhurst Avenue around 10:42 a.m. Sunday, January 9.
Miscellaneous—Police received a call of an individual slumped over in a vehicle at one of the pumps at the BP Station, 2178 Marshall Ave., around 8:33 a.m. Monday, January 10.
Robbery—A woman was the victim of a strong-arm robbery that was reported on the 700 block of Grand Avenue around 5:11 p.m. Sunday, January 9.
Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 100 block of Kent Street on Sunday, January 9.
—A stolen vehicle was found parked in an alley blocking a garage on the 600 block of Marshall Avenue around 4:26 a.m. Sunday, January 9.
Robbery—The Speedway station on West Seventh Street and Albion Avenue was robbed at gunpoint around 6:25 a.m. Sunday, January 9.
Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Pleasant Avenue on Monday, January 10.
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