Thursday, February 14, 2013
Police are urging people to be watchful in their neighborhoods.
The Richfield Public Safety Department is reporting a surge in residential burglaries in town since Feb. 1. The following was released by the department in crime alert Thursday: Nine residential burglaries have been reported in Richfield since February 1, 2013. Most of the crimes occurred during the day while residents were away from home and involved forced entry into the back of the residence. Items stolen include electronics and jewelry. Seven of the burglaries occurred west of 35W. No suspect description is available. Richfield Police are urging people to be watchful and aware of suspicious activity, vehicles and individuals in neighborhoods. If you notice an unfamiliar car parked on your street or in a neighbor's driveway, call 9-1-1…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek offers tips for keeping your home safe over the holidays.
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office release. * Don’t openly display your Christmas tree and gifts in the window so it’s easily visible. A burglar could smash the window and grab the packages. * If you are away on a trip, ask a neighbor to help create a "lived in" look for your home. Use a light timer when you are away and ask a neighbor to keep the front of your home clean of papers and debris. A neighbor could even park a car on your driveway. * Don’t hide spare keys under rocks, in flowerpots, or above door ledges. Instead give the spare key to a trusted neighbor. * Don't announce that you are out-of-town on social media sites. Post your vacation photos on facebook when you return from your out-of-town …
Friday, June 1, 2012
The best comments from around the west metro between May 27 and June 1.
Each week, Patch users contribute numerous insights, opinions and observations. The following is a collection of the best comments that appeared on on Patch sites in Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story and join in the conversation. *** (VIDEO) Rep. Downey Reflects on Legislative Session Having just wrapped up his second term at the Minnesota Legislature, State Rep. Keith Downey (R-Edina) recently took part in a video recap of the 87th Legislative Session. Dave Hruby responded to Downey's comments, likening him to a "used car salesman": Nearly fifteen minutes of blather and not a single mention of the …
The Richfield Public Safety Department releases its most recent crime reports.
Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter All the following information was taken from the Richfield Public Safety Department's Incident and Arrest reports from May 31, 2012 detailing incidents from May 27-30. May 27 May 28 May 29 To see the most recent crime reports in their entirety, go to cityofrichfield.org/publicsafety/reports.