The following is a collection of articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael for the week of Feb. 24 to March 1, 2013.
Also Facing Fridley Solicitation Charge: Stillwater Private School Official
Thomas Allen Houle, a board member at St. Croix Catholic School, was caught up in the same Fridley Police Department prostitution detail at LivInn Hotel that snared Hill-Murray coach Mark Mauer.
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.
Elderly Man Mugged in Southwest Minneapolis
A roundup of crimes reported to the Minneapolis Police Department Feb. 26-28.
Golden Valley Man Reportedly Sells Crack Cocaine in a School Zone
Minneapolis Police say that the man was caught during an undercover operation.
There were also reports of property damage and theft from autos in an underground garage.
Wayzata P.D. Issues Crime Alert Following Thursday Home Burglary
The suspect forced entry through a garage service door and took items that they could carry with them.
Man Stops Partner From Fleeing Attempted Shoplifting in Eden Prairie
The man refused to unlock his vehicle for the woman who had stolen the clothes.
Officers wanted to arrest Linda Berneta Hart on suspicion of violating her release conditions.
Burnsville Man Charged With Strangling a St. Louis Park Woman
Police officers say the argument between Roy Depaul Crawford Jr. and his girlfriend started when he tried to leave her apartment with her car keys.
UPDATE: Elk River Teen Missing for Two Weeks Found Safe
A 16-year-old Elk River girl has been missing since early this month has now been located.
A public safety summary of service provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Unit the week Feb. 19-24, 2013 for area communities.
A selection of Shakopee Police calls Feb. 20-21.