Groping Groom, Kidnapping Conviction, Sunken Boat: East Metro Crime

Here's a list of police and fire incidents that occurred in the East Metro this week.

The following is a collection of public safety-related articles that appeared on area Patch sites over the past week.


60-Foot Houseboat Sinks in St. Croix River
A private houseboat sank in the St. Croix River. Public safety officials do not know what caused the boat to sink. 

North Hudson Man Dies After Crashing Motorcycle into Tree
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.

Aaron Schaffhausen's Friend Sentenced for Threatening Prosecutors
Joseph Rollag, a friend who testified on behalf of Aaron Schaffhausen, was sentenced with probation.

St. Croix County Jail Bookings: Aug. 26, 2013
A weekly look at St. Croix County Jail's bookings. 

Burn Ban Takes Immediate Effect in Hudson Communities
A burning ban was issued by the Hudson Fire Department.

Hudson Fire Calls: Aug. 20-26, 2013
The following information was submitted by the Hudson Fire Department.

Update: Eastbound I-94 Lanes Reopen After Closure from Crash
The crash occurred just after 1 p.m., according to Kare 11.


Groom Arrested After Allegedly Groping Women at Bachelor Party
Police arrested the man for disorderly conduct and trespass.

Stillwater Prison Lockdown Caused by Breakout Attempt
An inmate was planning a breakout attempt, but his plan was discovered by prison officials before it was carried out.


Report: Oakdale Man Sentenced in Shoreview Attempted Kidnapping
Brian James Mehlhorn, 30, of Oakdale, was serving time for car theft and burglary at the time of his latest conviction.

113 Text Messages, 50 Phone Calls, 2 Charges for Violating No Contact Order
An Oakdale woman was called while police were at her home investigating the July incidents.

State Patrol: Man Busted for DWI in Oakdale After 911 Call
The man allegedly nearly hit several cars, signs and a pedestrian before a state trooper pulled him over.

Oakdale Fire Blotter: Aug. 17-23
The Oakdale Fire Department provides residents with its calls for service each week.


Men Accused of Beating, Attempting to Rob Pedestrian in Woodbury
The alleged assault occurred in the drive thru at Burger King on Aug. 21.

Deck Catches Fire at Woodbury Home on Commonwealth Ave.
The Fire Department was called to the home at about 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25.

With Two Kids in Back Seat, Woman Allegedly Crashes into Truck Intentionally in Woodbury
The South St. Paul woman faces one charge of child neglect, one count of child endangerment and one misdemeanor assault charge.

Romantic Comedy, Biker Bash, Monitoring Motherhood: Woodbury Police Blotter
Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Aug. 20-26.


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