Thursday, March 28, 2013
The horrific incident occurred on the 7300 block of Elliot Avenue on Feb. 28, 2012.
Leon Henry Anderson pleaded guilty to to the brutal murder of an elderly Richfield man and the attempted murder of the man’s wife, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office reported Thursday. As previously reported by Patch, Richard Webb, 79, was found dead in his Richfield home on the 7300 block of Elliot Avenue March 2, 2012. Investigators reported that Webb suffered many cuts and died of “complex homicidal violence.” His wife Toni Gail Jackson was also found in the home with her throat cut. However, she was not bleeding when police arrived and she was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment. She survived the attack. The couple was orginally discovered by Jackson's sister, who then called police. The following is from the …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
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 March 7, 2013, detailing incidents from March 3-6. March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Police say Patrick Donnell Bigby stabbed a man in the neck near 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue early Tuesday morning.
A 46-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged in connection with the stabbing that occurred in Richfield the morning of Tuesday, March 5. Patrick Donnell Bigby was charged with two felony counts of second degree assault Wednesday, March 6. According to Richfield police, officers and rescue personnel responded to a report of a stabbing near the area of 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue at 1:29 a.m. Tuesday. Read the original story on this incident here. When police arrived, the victim was found with a stab wound to the neck. Aid was administered and Hennepin County paramedic transported him to Hennepin County Medical Center for further treatment. Two pieces of a broken cane were found near the crime scene as well. Richfield officers also set…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The incident occurred early Monday morning near 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue.
A man was stabbed in the area of 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue early Tuesday morning. According to a release from the Richfield Public Safety Department, police and rescue personnel were dispatched to the 66th and Nicollet area at 1:29 a.m. on a report of a stabbing. When police arrived, the victim was found with a stab wound to the neck. Aid was administered and Hennepin County paramedic transported him to Hennepin County Medical Center for further treatment. Richfield officers also set up a perimeter and initiated a K-9 track, according to the release. The suspect was located in the 6300 block of Nicollet Avenue hiding between two parked cars. He was taken into custody without incident, transported to Hennepin County Jail and booked …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
One of the most read stories of the year.
Richfield Patch covered a lot of different stories, topics and events throughout 2012, but there were a few that stood out as the most interesting, important or possibly infamous to our readers. The following is the No. 7 story of the year. *** In possibly one of the most disturbing tales in recent Richfield history, an elderly couple was attacked in their home Feb. 28 by a man who had done odd jobs around the house. Orginally thought to be a triple stabbing, Richfield police discovered Richard Webb, 79, and his wife Toni Gail Jackson three days after the attack. Jackson's sister found the couple; Webb was deceased and Jackson had had her throat slashed. Webb suffered many cuts and died of “complex homicidal violence.” Leon Henry …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Last Update: April 10, 2012 at 8 p.m. Leon Henry Anderson was originally scheduled to appear in court April 11, however, the hearing was rescheduled for April 25. Anderson is charged with murder and attempted murder. This will lead you to the most recent
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Leon Henry Anderson, 23, is charged with the murder of Richard Webb and the attempted murder of Toni Gail Jackson.
Last Updated: April 10, 2012 at 9 p.m. Anderson's hearing has been rescheduled for April 25. *** After nearly three weeks of investigating the murder of Richard Webb, and the attempted murder of his wife, Toni Gail Jackson, Leon Henry Anderson was formally charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder in Hennepin County District Court Wednesday. According to the criminal complaint, Jackson's sister discovered the couple with both of their throats slashed March 2, however, Richfield Police determined the attack happened Feb. 28. Investigators reported that Webb suffered many cuts and died of “complex homicidal violence.” Jackson's throat was not bleeding when Police arrived, but *had not been stitched together. …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Police are still investigating the incident.
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Richfield Public Safety Department. Last Update: 4:12 p.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012. Richfield Police have determined that the third stabbing victim was not involved in the Richfield incident today, Friday. It appears that the third victim, though related to one of the Richfield stabbing victims, was stabbed in Minneapolis the previous night. Original text: It appears that the third victim, though related to one of the Richfield stabbing victims, was stabbed in Minneapolis the previous night. Richfield Police responded to a triple stabbing at 7338 Elliot Avenue South in Richfield at around noon Friday. Police located two of the stabbing victims at the scene. One male victim was …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Byron Wong was formally charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon.
Byron Wong, 26, has been officially charged with assault after allegedly attacking a woman with steak knives in the laundry room of a Richfield apartment on the 7700 block of Penn Avenue July 17. As previously reported by Patch, Wong followed the victim down the apartment building hall as she walked to the laundry room. According to the original Richfield Public Safety report, he left her alone for a short time and returned to the laundry room with steak knives. Then he began to flail is arms, attacking the victim with the knives. The woman was able to use a bottle of laundry detergent to push Wong out of her way as she ran screaming from the room. She suffered a number of slash and stab wounds to her hands and arms and was transported to …