South-West Review Police

Mon
15
Dec

Cop from Inver Grove Heights will be county’s chief deputy

Joe Leko
Joe Leko

Joe Leko hasn’t always wanted to be a cop.

With a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental studies, he initially envisioned working for a state agency in that field.

Mon
08
Dec

Plenty of time to take cars ‘just warming up for a minute’

South-West Review police reports published Dec. 7, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Thu
04
Dec

Pair fight knife-wielding robber in West St. Paul

A masked man with a knife threatened and robbed a couple at a West St. Paul apartment late Dec. 2, and the duo fought back.

Mon
01
Dec

Tim Leslie preps to lead Dakota County Sheriff’s Office

Dakota County Chief Deputy Tim Leslie was elected to replace his mentor, Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, once his term expires Dec. 31.
Dakota County Chief Deputy Tim Leslie was elected to replace his mentor, Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, once his term expires Dec. 31. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Dave Bellows reflects on term as county’s top cop
Tim Leslie of Mendota Heights has shared an office wall with Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows in Hastings for more than four years.
As chief deputy, Leslie has been focusing on the internal operations of the Sheriff’s Office, from the $18-million budget to personnel issues among the 200-person staff.

Sun
30
Nov

PCP: Inspiring naked snow-angel making since 2014

South-West Review police reports published Nov. 30, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Tue
11
Nov

Complaint: Metal plate weapon of choice in Mendota Heights assault


Waasohn Dorliae

A 25-year-old woman is facing a felony for allegedly beating her boss with a metal plate after he threatened to fire her for being late to her job at a Mendota Heights plant that develops metal and plastic coating.

Sun
09
Nov

If a 2002 Chevy Blazer goes into Seidl’s Lake, will anybody miss it?

South-West Review police reports published Nov. 9, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Sun
02
Nov

When it’s really not a good idea to hang out in the cemetery

South-West Review police reports published Nov. 2, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Sun
26
Oct

What’s to be done about today’s parents, anyway?

South-West Review police reports published Oct. 26, 2014 for Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

Wed
22
Oct

South St. Paul police investigate aggravated robbery involving youths


A mob of primarily juveniles beat and shot at a 17-year-old boy, pictured here receiving treatment at a hospital, and his friend in South St. Paul Oct. 19. Two teens were arrested in the incident, and police are searching for more suspects. (Courtesy photo)

A large group of primarily youths beat and apparently shot at a 17-year-old boy and his friend in an aggravated robbery at about 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in South St. Paul, authorities say. 

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