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The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between May 10-13.

Highland Park

Burglary—Highland Collision Center, 2042 W. Seventh St., was broken into around 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, May 11.

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1300 block of Highland Parkway on May 7-19, and on Scheffer Avenue and Brimhall Street on May 10.

—A known male and female shoplifter stole two shopping carts full of merchandise from Target, 2080 Ford Pkwy., around 7:14 p.m. Tuesday, May 10. The female suspect was arrested for theft and drug possession after trying to flee police, but the male suspect avoided capture.

Assault—A 19-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault and giving false information to police on the 1400 block of Pleasant Avenue around 7:19 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.

Miscellaneous—Highland Park High School, 1015 S. Snelling Ave., reported received a voicemail threat at 5:33 p.m. Friday, May 6, stating that three bombs would go off in the school in three hours. The school did not hear  the message until Monday, May 9. There was no suspect information.

—Felony damage to property was reported at Edgcumbe Presbyterian Church at 2149 Edgcumbe Road on May 7-8, and at Saint Paul Academy at 1810 Randolph Ave. on May 8-9.

 

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—A female suspect was arrested for criminal damage to property after reportedly kicking a moped over and continuing to harass a male victim on the 1500 block of Saint Paul Avenue on Thursday, May 12.

Lexington-Hamline

Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 200 block of North Dunlap Street on May 9.

Miscellaneous—A male was taken to the hospital for evaluation after a guest reported seeing him on the east side of the Midway Target huffing Endust and drinking alcohol around 12:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.

Macalester-Groveland

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Howell Street and Sargent Avenue on May 5, the 1200 block of Fairmount Avenue on May 7, the 1200 block of Palace Avenue on May 10, and the 1800 block of Berkeley Avenue on May 11-12.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the on the 1700 block of Randolph Avenue on May 8-9, and  the 1600 block of Summit Avenue and the 1700 block of Selby Avenue on May 10.

—Two men were found slumped over in a stolen vehicle on the 1600 block of Juliet Avenue around 8:39 a.m. Tuesday, May 10. The 21-year-old male driver was arrested for possession of stolen property.

Miscellaneous—Criminal damage to property was reported at Cinema Ballroom, 1560 Saint Clair Ave., around 2 a.m. Friday, May 6.

Mendota Heights

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 1300 block of Northland Drive and the 1200 block of Centre Pointe Curve on May 6.

—A stolen vehicle with no license plates was recovered in a hotel parking lot on the 1300 block of Northland Drive around 9:28 a.m. Friday, May 6.

—A loaded handgun that turned out to be stolen was found in the woods by a woman picking up trash, it was reported around 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, on Highway 13 and Acacia Drive.

—A running truck with a loaded gun inside was reported stolen on the 1700 block of Dodd Road around 10:08 a.m. Thursday, May 12.

Assault—A woman was cited for assault after police responded to a report of a couple arguing on the 700 block of South Plaza Way around 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, May 11. The man was advised to separate from the woman for the night.

Miscellaneous—Police saw a suspicious vehicle leave the area of a closed business on the 1600 block of Lilydale Road around 2:13 a.m. Friday, May 6. The vehicle tried to speed away, but was stopped a short distance later. Illegal drugs were recovered and formal charges against the driver and passenger were pending.

Merriam Park

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Hague Avenue and Pierce Street on May 8, and the 1800 block of Portland Avenue on May 11.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1700 block of Dayton Avenue on May 8-9, the 1800 block of Dayton Avenue and the 400 block of North Prior Avenue on May 12, and the 1800 block of Laurel Avenue on May 12.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported at Pelham Boulevard and Myrtle Street during the evening of May 8-9.

Snelling-Hamline

Theft—A running vehicle was reported stolen on the 1400 block of Marshall Avenue around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 11.

Assault—A 38-year-old man was identified regarding an assault a LA Fitness, 1370 University Ave., around 5:04 p.m. Monday, May 9.

Miscellaneous—Felony damage to property was reported at the Holiday Station, 1345 Marshall Ave., around 3:15 p.m. Monday, May 9.

—A disorderly male was arrested for a felony warrant after he was causing a disturbance at Park Liquor, 140 N. Snelling Ave., around 2:24-3:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.

Summit Hill

Theft—A catalytic converter reported stolen from vehicle on the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue on May 11-12,

—A vehicle was reported stolen on the 500 block of Grand Avenue on May 11-12.

Summit-University

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 300 block of Laurel Avenue on May 2-3.

—A vehicle was reported stolen on Oxford Street and Ashland Avenue on May 9-10.

—Items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from a construction site on the 500 block of Selby Avenue during the evening of May 11-12.

Assault—A juvenile girl received minor injuries during an assault at Carty Park, 705 Iglehart Ave., around 10 a.m. Monday, May 9.

Weapons—A shell casing was found in a driveway after gunfire was reported on the 900 block of Carroll Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10.

Miscellaneous—Officers were sent to the Dale Street Place apartments, 313 N. Dale St., around 1:56 p.m. Monday, May 9, regarding a suspect who was pouring lighter fluid on victims and threatening their safety. The suspect was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

West End

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on the 700 block of Bayard Avenue on May 7-8, and on Drake Street and Juno Avenue on May 10.

—A suspect stole money from the cash register out of a smoke shop at 201 W. Seventh St. between 3:28-9:57 p.m. Monday, May 9.

Assault—A person was taken to the hospital after reportedly being shot in the hand and leg in an apartment on the 200 block of Wilkin Street around 11:40 p.m. Monday, May 9.

Miscellaneous—Damage to property was reported at the Highland Nursery, 1742 W. Seventh St., around 11:15 a.m. Sunday, May 8.

—A male suspect was reportedly seen breaking windows alongside the fire station (formerly Freedom House) building at 296 W. Seventh St. around 6:37 p.m. Thursday, May 12.

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