Panhandler Beats on Windows, Multiple DUIs & Burglaries: Police Blotter

The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.

All the information below was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from Dec. 27, 2012. The following details incidents from Dec. 23-24.

Dec. 23

  • A 26-year-old Eagan man was arrested for third-degee DUI and refused to submit to a sobriety test.
  • A 30-year-old Richfield man was arrested for third-degree DUI.
  • Police responded to a burglary on the 7100 block of Morgan Avenue. Nothing appeared to be missing.
  • Police responded to a burglary on the 2500 block of 70th Street West. Nothing appeared to be taken, however, two doors were damaged. The reporting party believes the suspect is known.
  • Police responded to a burglary on the 7200 block of Grand Avenue. The unknown suspect was seen by a neighbor.
  • Police responded to a report of a panhandler banging on car windows on the 2900 block of 66th Street West.
  • An adult male was taken to HCMC after police responded to a report of him threatening suicide. The male was also violating a no tresspass notice issued in September.

Dec. 24

  • A 50-year-old Eagan man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
  • A 53-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for third-degree DUI.
  • The back window of a van parked on the 7600 block of Penn Avenue was smashed out. The damage was estimated at $300.
  • Police responded to a domestic on the 6500 block of 16th Avenue. The victim was treated by Richfield Rescue for an injured finger.
  • A washing machine at an apartment complex was damaged and $150 in coin was reported stolen.
  • Police responded to a disturbance involving a knife on the 7500 block of Oliver Avenue. One of the two victims was treated for a minor injury, while the suspect was arrested and taken to jail.
  • Police responded to an aggravated robbery on the 6800 block of Portland Avenue. Two suspects robbed four victims at gun point. $337 in cash was taken; the suspects were not located.

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