Editor’s note: Alleged crimes against persons (assault, murder, etc.) will feature the + symbol. Note, this compilation of crime reports provides highlights of area criminal activity. It’s not intended to be a comprehensive overview of Southwest crime.
Between 11 p.m. on Aug. 4 and 11 p.m. on Aug. 5, 3308 Girard Ave. S.
An unknown suspect entered a 32-year-old man’s apartment by removing a screen on a shrubbery wall, then entered the window and stole a laptop, camcorder and a video game system.
Between 5 p.m. on Aug. 7 and 7:50 a.m. on Aug. 10, 3600 W. Lake St.
A 47-year-old man reported that his business, Baker Sales, had been broken into over the weekend. An unknown suspect or suspects used a large stone to shatter a 7-foot office window and stole a laptop.
Aug. 8, 4:22 a.m., 3101 E. Calhoun Parkway
A suspect cut the screen on a door to enter a 59-year-old man’s apartment, then stole items from the kitchen and bedroom while the man was sleeping. The suspect then exited the apartment, entered the underground garage and stole the man’s car.
Between 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 8 and 8 a.m. on Aug. 9, 3723 W. 44th St.
An unknown suspect or suspects climbed the fence to enter the yard of landscaping and plant business Sunnyside Gardens. They vandalized the yard by breaking items, spraying graffiti, cutting items and trying to set fire to items, causing damage estimated over $10,000.
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Aug. 8, between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., 2321 Aldrich Ave. S.
A 31-year-old man left his apartment for 30 minutes and returned to find property stolen. He told police he believed the suspect entered through the second floor patio door.
Aug. 9, between 6 p.m. and 10:40 p.m., 1207 W. 25th St.
A 51-year-old woman was outside while a suspect entered her apartment and stole her purse.
Aug. 6, between 6 a.m. and 5:20 p.m., 3522 Harriet Ave. S.
An unknown suspect cut the screen on a window to enter a 38-year-old man’s apartment and stole his bicycle, computer and backpack.
+ Aug. 6, between 10:22 p.m. and 11:10 p.m., 3032 Pillsbury Ave. S.
Several men told police that a 23-year-old man tried to stab them. Officers located the man, who was later booked at Hennepin County Jail.
Aug. 9, between 5 p.m. and 6:13 p.m., W. 36th St. and West Calhoun Parkway
A 28-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman parked for an hour and returned to find a window broken. The man’s cellphone and the woman’s purse were stolen.
+ Aug. 5, 3 a.m., 2723 Pillsbury Ave. S.
A 26-year-old woman was approached by a man. He asked for her purse. When she refused, he held a handgun to her, took the purse and ran south.
Aug. 7, between 11:24 a.m. and 12:19 p.m., 2411 Pleasant Ave. S.
An unknown suspect took the screen off a window of a 59-year-old man’s house while the man was sitting on the front porch. The suspect stole a ceramic vase that contained $100 in coins.
Between 6 p.m. on Aug. 7 and 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 8, 2421 Pillsbury Ave. S.
A 29-year-old man parked his car overnight and returned to find a broken window and some band equipment missing.
Aug. 8, between 4 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., 2020 Nicollet Ave. S.
An unknown suspect used a screwdriver to break a window of a 23-year-old woman’s car and steal the car stereo.
Between noon on Aug. 7 and 7 a.m. on Aug. 8, 146 W. 62nd St.
While a 36-year-old man’s car was parked on the street, an unknown suspect broke a window and stole the stereo from the dashboard.