Grand Jury Indicts Man for 4-Year-Old Boy’s Death: Police, Court and Fire Roundup

The top police, fire and court stories from our Twin Cities Patch sites include a woman who died after a crash on an icy road.

Crime scene. Credit: Patch
Crime scene. Credit: Patch
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Grand Jury Indicts Man for Murder in 4-Year-Old Burnsville Boy's Death

William Alphonso Warr, 26, faces eight murder charges in connection with the death of Key’ontay Miller Peterson.


Eagan Fire Hospitalizes Two, Destroys Over 120 Year Old Home

A 58-year-old man rescued from the home suffered burns and smoke inhalation.

Hudson Complaint Details Eagan’s Role in Arrest of Shooting Suspects

An Eagan police officer spotted and followed a silver Cadillac on I-494, which led to the arrest of the men now charged in the shooting.


Southdale Librarian's Choker: 'You Don't Walk Away From Me'

The man was cited for fifth-degree assault and banned from the Southdale Library in September.

Bredesen Park Sees Rash of Daytime Vehicle Thefts

There have been ten thefts from vehicles near the park since October.


Man Gets 16½ Years for Stabbing Fridley Lawyer

Sheikh Nyane, 36, pleaded guilty in November to first-degree attempted murder.


Police Close Part of Mainstreet During Weapons Arrest

Officers used a ‘gas irritant’ to arrest a 32-year-old man suspected of a felony-level assault with a weapon.


Three Shot Sunday Morning in Hudson Liquor Store Parking Lot

Police say a dispute between people in two vehicles led to the shooting that left one woman in critical condition. Two men face charges.

Hudson Police: Same Suspect in Super 8, Check & Go Robberies

The latest incident happened at about 4:20 a.m., police said.


Dakota County Drug Task Force Recovers Over 80 Pounds of Marijuana

A Hastings man now faces a felony charge and up to 25 years in prison.

Maple Grove

Maple Grove Man, 22, Dies In Snowmobile Crash

Jared Wallenfelsz was found with his snowmobile near his family's cabin in central Minnesota.

Fire Leaves Businesses in Maple Grove Crossing Without Power, Heat

Archivers, Famous Footwear, Payless Shoes and Kay Jewelers were affected by the fire.


Wanted Man Charged With Attempted Robbery With Gun At Ridgedale

Vernon Terry Surratt, 33, has had 14 criminal charges filed against him since 2010.


Judge Sentences Dayna Kristine Bell to 30 Days in Jail

Bell was convicted of 13 counts of animal cruelty in November 2013 in connection with the deaths of several puppies in her care.


Minneapolis Man Gets Nearly 16 Years in Recruiter Hit and Run

Enrico Taylor had earlier pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree assault and one count of second-degree assault.


Sheriff’s Office Finds Body in Minnesota River; May be Missing Shakopee Man

The body is thought to be Shakopee resident Eric Michael Lindquist.

St. Louis Park

Burlington Coat Factory Security Guard Assaulted During Shoplifting

The security guard was elbowed in the chest while attempting to detain a shoplifter.

SLP Woman Robbed While Xmas Tree Shopping in Knollwood Mall Parking Lot

The woman attempted to enter the robber's SUV, but he kicked her out the door.

SLP Man Fired for Talk About Using an AK-47 to ‘Pop Off’ Methodist Hospital Co-Workers

The Hennepin County Attorney's Office declined to press charges.

St. Michael

Otsego Woman Killed in Accident Friday Morning

The woman was driving on snow-covered roads when she spun out and was struck by an SUV.

Four Injured, Including Two Allina Paramedics, in County Road 35 Crash

Albertville resident Tim Daly, a paramedic for Allina, is one of four people involved in a head-on collision that has left his partner, Brian Nagel, on a ventilator at Buffalo Hospital. Two others are also hospitalized, including a St. Michael woman.


Police: Stillwater Shoplifting Suspects Had Tools of the Trade

Stillwater police said two members of the trio were known shoplifters from past experience.


Woodbury Officer Shoots Out Burglary Suspect's Tire


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