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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources sources gathered between April 30-May 2.

Highland Park

Theft—Five suspects reportedly entered Target, 2080 Ford Pkwy., collected items and left as a group without paying around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 28.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported on the 2200 block of Stewart Avenue on April 29.

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Lexington-Hamline

Theft—A 28-year-old woman was arrested for felony theft and drug possession after trying to steal more than $1,900 in items from the Midway Target around 10:31 a.m. Saturday, April 30.

Macalester-Groveland

Burglary—An apartment burglary was reported at The Grove, 280 S. Snelling Ave., around 7:34 p.m. Saturday, April 30.

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Snelling and Lincoln avenues on April 22-23, the 1900 block of Goodrich Avenue and the 400 block of Mount Curve Boulevard on May 1, and the 1800 block of Grand Avenue and the 1600 block of Stanford Avenue on May 1.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 2100 block of Grand Avenue on April 29.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported on the 400 block of South Cretin Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday, May 1.

Mendota Heights

Burglary—A vehicle was reported broken into in an underground parking lot on the 2300 block of Lexington Avenue on April 23.

Theft—Tools were reported stolen from a locked construction trailer on the 1600 block of Lilydale Road on April 22.

—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 1600 block of Lilydale Road on April 25.

Merriam Park

Theft—A woman reported going into the Holiday Station, 281 N. Snelling Ave., around 4:59 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and returning to find her vehicle stolen.

—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Fry Street and Summit Avenue on May 1, and the 400 block of North Roy Street on May 1.

Weapons—Gunfire was reported on Carroll and Cleveland avenues around 1:12 a.m. Sunday, May 1.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—A running vehicle was reported stolen on Snelling and Hague Avenues around 9:14 a.m. Friday, April 29.

Summit Hill

Burglary—An attempted break-in was reported at Tavern on Grand, 656 Grand Ave., around 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, April 27.

—A 30-year-old man was arrested for felony burglary after reportedly breaking into an occupied apartment on the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue on the evening of April 29-30.

Assault—An aggravated assault was reported on the 900 block of Grand Avenue around 3:50 p.m. Saturday, April 30. Police said a suspect was later apprehended in relation to a series of offenses that occurred across the city.

—A 37-year-old man was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon, DWI and fleeing police after he reportedly rammed his vehicle into three different victims during the afternoon of Saturday, April 30, in the Summit Hill area. He was finally taken into custody at Grand Avenue and Victoria Street after a slow-speed police chase.

Summit-University

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Portland Avenue and Kent Street on April 28, on Ashland Avenue and Arundel Street on April 28-29, and the 900 block of Laurel Avenue on April 29-30.

—Two vehicles were reported stolen on the 1000 block of Ashland Avenue on April 29.

—A 30-year-old man was arrested for felony theft and drug possession after he was found driving in a stolen vehicle with a stolen license plate around 11:37 p.m. Sunday, May 1, on Dale Street and Carroll Avenue. Two passengers in the vehicle were cited with felony drug possession and riding in a vehicle without consent, respectively.

Weapons—Police recovered evidence in the street after gunfire was reported on the 800 block of Hague Avenue around 12:19 a.m. Monday, May 2.

West End

Theft—Two 26-year-old men were cited for tampering with a vehicle and driving with an open bottle on Pleasant and Watson avenues around 2:31 a.m. Friday, April 29.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 400 block of Toronto Street on May 1.

Assault—A 35-year-old man was cited for assaulting a staff member at Freedom House, 296 W. Seventh St., around 6:56 p.m. Sunday, May 1.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported on the 700 block of Scheffer Avenue between April 12-15.

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