Police Make 8 Drunk Driving Arrests Over Weekend: Crime Blotter

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

All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's crime reports from Feb. 11, 2013, detailing incidents from Feb. 7-10.

Feb. 7

  • A victim reported that someone was possibly using his identity.
  • A victim came into the police station and filed a harassment report.
  • Super America, 826 W. 66th St., reported a gas theft. It was believed that this was related to a string of robberies at other Super Americas in the southern suburbs by Somali males.

Feb. 8

  • Officers responded to a report of a burglary and a physical assault on the 6200 block of Pleasant Avenue. When police arrived, the suspect was in the kitchen with a handgun. The officers were able to make contact with the suspect, who was the ex-boyfriend of the victim, and take him into custody.
  • A vehicle parked on the 7400 block of Cedar Avenue was reported stolen.
  • A 62-year-old Richfield woman was arrested for second-degree DWI.

Feb. 9

  • A 38-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for third-degree DUI.
  • A 26-year-old Minneapolis woman was arrested for third-degree DWI.
  • A 30-year-old St. Paul Park man was arrested for obstruction of legal process.
  • Police responded to a report of an unwanted party on the 7200 block of Wentworth Avenue. A citation for disorderly conduct was issued.
  • Officers responded to a hit and run report in the Target parking lot. The suspect was later located and arrested for third-degree DWI.

Feb. 10

  • A 29-year-old Richfield man was arrested for third-degree DWI and giving a false name to an officer after being pulled over and giving his brother's name.
  • A 27-year-old St. Paul man was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.
  • A 25-year-old Burnsville woman was arrested for fourth-degree DUI.

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