South-West Review Police

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27
Jan

Phone scams of elderly still going strong

South-West Review police reports published Jan. 25, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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26
Jan

South St. Paul driver topples streetlight at library, leaves scene


The fallen streetlight involved in the crash remained on the ground the afternoon of Jan. 21. The surveillance footage posted on the South St. Paul Police Department's Facebook page garnered nearly 16,000 views, and led investigators to the driver, a city commissioner. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Police post video searching for man, turns out to be city commission member
A South St. Paul Planning Commission member recently got more safety testing than he bargained for while test-driving a car, according to police. John Ross, 58, who a few weeks ago was considered as an applicant for an open City Council seat, is facing a misdemeanor charge of fleeing the scene of a crash, after a car he was driving felled a city streetlight in front of the South St. Paul Public Library Jan. 13.

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23
Jan

Masked robbers threaten Mendota VFW employee

Two male suspects wearing masks recently threatened an employee while robbing the Mendota VFW, brandishing a bat and claiming to have a gun, according to police.

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19
Jan

Elderly driver yells at cop doing traffic stop, succeeds in getting attention

South-West Review police reports published Jan. 18, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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11
Jan

How to get you and your board a warm ride home

South-West Review police reports published Jan. 11, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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09
Jan

West St. Paul Wal-Mart employee charged with felony theft


Ciera Fulford

A former West St. Paul Wal-Mart employee is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $1,377 from the South Robert Street store through a combination of cash from her register and gift cards she activated without permission.

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05
Jan

Violating restraining order: Not exactly model of romance

South-West Review police reports published Jan. 4, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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30
Dec

Man sentenced in 400-pound marijuana bust in Inver Grove Heights

A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for his role in the nearly 400 pounds of marijuana recovered from his Inver Grove Heights home

Tue
23
Dec

Watch out for scammers impersonating deputies

The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office has received several alerts of callers impersonating a deputy from the warrants division, and are warning residents of the scam.

Sun
21
Dec

Inver Grove Heights neighbors tire of Eau de Garbage

South-West Review police reports published Dec. 21, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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