South-West Review Police

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What could be worse than a morning of orthodontia?

South-West Review police reports published Feb. 22, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Hoax hostage situation in South St. Paul

South-West Review police reports published Feb. 15, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Woman sidesteps school patrol, but not the law

South-West Review police reports published Feb. 8, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Brian Fitch Sr. sentenced in murder of Mendota Heights officer Scott Patrick


Since Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick was killed near the intersection of Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul July 30, a memorial of flowers, signs and candles has been maintained near where he was fatally shot. A recent addition — a sign marking Patrick's birthday Jan. 26 — is pictured somewhat covered in snow Feb. 4.

Fitch gets life in prison without chance for release

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You’ve got mail! Except it’s not yours

South-West Review police reports published Feb. 1, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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Ex-Mendota Heights tennis coach pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct


Daniel Erik Hubbard Wilson

Wilson to serve year in county jail, 15 years' probation
The former tennis coach at the Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights accused of having sex with a female student he coached pleaded guilty Jan. 28 in Ramsey County District Court.

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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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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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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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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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