The following criminal incidents were compiled from Saint Paul and Mendota Heights police department reports and other sources gathered between May 9-10.

Highland Park

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the2300 block of Youngman Avenue between 12:30-1:30 a.m. Friday, May 5.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 2000 block of Thure Avenue during the evening of May 7-8, on Lexington Parkway and Albion Avenue on May 8, and the 1300 block of Davern Street on May 9.

—A 21-year-old woman was arrested for trying to steal more than $1,000 in items from Walgreens, 2099 Ford Pkwy., around 12:21 p.m. Tuesday, May 9. She also was wanted on two separate theft warrants.

—A Yamaha scooter was reported stolen on the 700 block of South Cleveland Avenue during the evening of May 9-10.

Assault—An assault between juveniles was reported at Target, 2080 Ford Pkwy., around 3:46 p.m. Monday, May 8.


Assault—A felony terroristic threat was reported at Central High School around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 9. The suspect was gone before police arrived.


Robbery—Three suspects ages 15, 17 and 20 in a stolen vehicle were arrested after trying to escape police and colliding with the Kinderberry Hill childcare center at Grand Avenue and Pascal Street on Monday, May 8. The suspects were part of a group of five driving around the metro area in a stolen Audi following a robbery at gunpoint in Minneapolis. Around 3:17 p.m., they reportedly tried stealing from a vehicle on the 1200 block of Juliet Avenue, but were interrupted by the owner. They fled recklessly through the neighborhood, ran a stop sign at Grand Avenue and Pascal Street, collided with another vehicle, jumped the curb and ran into the daycare. No children or the driver of the other vehicle were harmed. The suspects ran from the stolen vehicle and three were caught by Ramsey County deputies and Saint Paul police officers. Two handguns, including one stolen from Edina, were located with the aid of a canine unit. All three suspects were being held for aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of stolen property, and possession of a firearm by an ineligible.

Theft—A purse-snatching was reported near Plum’s Bar & Grill, 480 S. Snelling Ave., between 12:30-1:30 a.m. Friday, May 5.

—Vehicles were reported stolen on the 1900 block of Juliet Avenue during the evening of May 7-8, and the 1800 block of James Avenue during the evening of May 8-9.

Merriam Park

Burglary—MDS Remodeling was the victim of a burglary on the 100 block of Otis Avenue on May 5-8.

Theft—Items valued at more than $1,000 were reported stolen from vehicles on the 400 block of Herschel Street during the evening of May 7-8, and the 2000 block of Marshall Avenue between noon-1:35 p.m. on May 8.


Theft—A vehicle was reported stolen near Discount Tire, 1350 University Ave., between 7 a.m.-7:09 p.m. Tuesday, May 9.


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Summit Hill

Theft—Catalytic converters were reported stolen from vehicles on Grand and Oakland avenues on May 6, and the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue on May 6-8.


Burglary—An apartment burglary was reported on the 300 block of North Saint Albans Street between 7-8:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 9.

West End

Burglary—Suspects reportedly stole cash during a break-in at the Quick Wash Laundromat, 1148 W. Seventh St., around 9 a.m. Monday, May 8.

Theft—The catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle on the 200 block of Wilkin Street between 10:45-11:20 a.m. Monday, May 8.

Assault—Two men and a woman, all in their 30s, were cited for assault after police responded to a fight near Patrick McGovern’s Pub, 225 W. Seventh St., at 5:55 p.m. Sunday, May 7.

Miscellaneous—A woman was arrested for refusing to leave a property and fighting with police on Leach and McBoal streets around 10:29 a.m. Monday, May 8. She was taken to the hospital for evaluation.


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