Editor’s note: Alleged crimes against persons (assault, rape, 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.
By Nick Halter
LOWRY HILL EAST
+ April 10, 12:05 a.m.
2500 block of Bryant Ave. S.
A 30-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by three suspects.
April 14, 6:30 a.m.
2500 block of Bryant Ave. S.
A woman awoke to find a suspect in her bedroom. The suspect then took her purse and fled.
April 14, 6 p.m.
1402 W. Lake St.
A 30-year-old woman went into the restroom at Stella’s Fish Cafe. She took off her wedding ring while washing her hands. She went back to her table, and after five minutes realized she left her ring in the bathroom. When she went back to get the ring, it was missing. She asked staff, who said no one had turned the ring in.
April 16, 5:30 a.m.
2650 Hennepin Ave. S.
An unknown suspect broke two glass doors to Roat Osha and took a portion of the restaurant’s safe.
April 10-11, overnight
2700 block of Upton Ave. S.
An unknown suspect entered an unlocked garage and took
April 10, 12:30 p.m.
3800 block of Richfield Road
Police responded to a tripped burglar alarm and when they arrived at the home, they found that the front door had been forced open. No one was inside and police believe the suspect was scared off by the alarm. The residents were not home at the time.
April 12-13, overnight
4800 block of Grand Ave. S.
An unknown suspect entered a garage through an unlocked service door and took two bicycles.
+ April 15, midnight
4400 block of Nicollet Ave. S.
Two men and a woman were robbed at gunpoint by an unknown man.
April 10, 2 a.m. 6:30 a.m.
3500 block of Stevens Ave. S.
A woman parked her vehicle outside. When she returned, the vehicle was missing and broken glass was on the ground where she had parked it. The woman told police that another man has keys to the vehicle, and that this man was sharing in the car’s costs. She said she owed him $500 and that calls she made to him had not been returned.
April 15, 2:15 p.m.
3040 Excelsior Blvd.
A 38-year-old man was arrested for stealing cash from the register at Chipotle while he was working.
April 14, 3:30 p.m.
3060 Excelsior Blvd.
A 30-year-old woman was shopping at Whole Foods. She had her purse in her cart, but believes that when she went to grab something, her wallet was taken. She discovered that quickly thereafter, her credit cards had been used.
5th precinct crime-prevention contacts
Neighborhoods: Stevens Square-Loring Heights, Whittier, Lowry Hill East,
East Isles, Lowry Hill, Kenwood,
and Cedar-Isles Dean
Lieutenant: Tony Diaz, 673-3173, [email protected]
CPS: Chelsea Adams,
673-2819, [email protected]
Neighborhoods: Lyndale, CARAG, East Calhoun, West Calhoun, Linden Hills, East Harriet and Kingfield
Lieutenant: Jack Kelly, 673-5576, [email protected]
Neighborhoods: Fulton, Lynnhurst, Tangletown, Windom, Kenny, Armatage
CPS: Amy Lavender,
673- 5407, [email protected]