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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between January 15-18.

Highland Park

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 1200 block of Davern Street on Saturday, January 15.

—A woman was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle and felony possession of narcotics after police responded to a report of a suspicious person on the 2100 block of Ford Parkway around 8:26 a.m. Saturday, January 15.

—Three suspicious vehicles containing multiple males were seen pulling into a lot on the 1100 block of Rankin Street around 7:20 a.m. Monday, January 17. The suspects fled when police arrived, but at least two of the vehicles had reportedly been stolen.  

Lexington-Hamline

Theft—Two known male shoplifters reportedly were seen by security carrying two Dyson vacuum cleaners out of the Midway Target around 11:16 a.m. Saturday, January 15. When the suspects were located at the Hamline Avenue light-rail station, they left the vacuums behind and fled.

 

Macalester-Groveland

Car with puppy stolen—A vehicle containing a 4-month-old puppy was reported stolen on the 1700 block of James Avenue at 6 a.m. Monday, January 17. The owner had reportedly left the vehicle running while he went back inside his home for a moment and returned to find the vehicle and dog missing. The dog is a tan bullmastiff named Kua and was wearing a red collar. The stolen vehicle, a dark blue 2006 Audi A6 wagon, had Wisconsin plates AMY-3255. A $5,000 reward was being offered for the return of the dog. Visit findkua.com.

Burglary—A home break-in was reported on the 2100 block of Stanford Avenue on January 13-17.

 

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—Saint Croix Cleaners, 300 S. Snelling Ave., was burglarized around 8:32 a.m. Monday, January 17.

Merriam Park

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 100 block of Otis Avenue and the 200 block of North Wheeler Street on January 16-17.

Snelling-Hamline

Burglary—A dirt bike was reported stolen from a garage on the 1500 block of Selby Avenue around 10:43 a.m. Friday, January 14.

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue on Monday, January 17.

Summit Hill

Theft—Vehicles were reported stolen on Milton Street and Linwood Avenue on January 14, the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue on January 16, and on Lexington Parkway and Lincoln on January 18.

—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1100 block of Grand Avenue on January 15, on Victoria Street and Goodrich Avenue on January 15-16, and the 800 block of Saint Clair Avenue on January 15-16.

Summit-University

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 100 block of Kent Street on January 16-17.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 600 block of Dayton Avenue on Monday, January 17.

Assault—A felony assault was reported on the 300 block of North Saint Albans around 9:45 p.m. Friday, January 14. A male victim said his friend’s child pulled a gun on him and threatened to shoot him. The suspect ran from the scene before officers arrived. A police dog was unable to track the suspect. No injuries were reported.

Miscellaneous­—Felony damage to a vehicle was reported on the 600 block of Selby Avenue around 5:04 a.m. Friday, January 14.

West End

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 400 block of Clifton Street on Friday, January 14.

Miscellaneous—A man reported that his vehicle was spray painted and had its windshield broken on the 100 block of McBoal Street around 1:45 p.m. Sunday, January 16.

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