Joshua Wurtzberger’s calm, informative directions helped Roseville officers arrest an “extremely intoxicated” driver whose 5-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat. Chief Rick Mathwig presented him a certificate of appreciation at the Roseville Police Awards Ceremony May 15. (Johanna Holub/Review)
On May 15, the Roseville Police Department recognized outstanding citizens, officers and investigators for their efforts to keep the city and its residents safe.
Following a springtime uptick in reports of thefts from automobiles, the Roseville Police Department has issued a crime alert, strongly encouraging residents to report any suspicious activity as soon as possible.
"Victims are indicating that they 'didn't want to bother the police' with a report of cars being rummaged through or other unusual activity at night," according to a statement from the department.
Just a week after a Roseville massage therapist pleaded guilty to charges of inappropriately touching female clients during appointments, Ramsey County prosecutors reported they have now filed charges against a Little Canada chiropractor for raping a client during an appointment.
A truck hauling a large load of water overturned in Roseville around 11:30 a.m. May 6. The rig was exiting onto Snelling Avenue northbound from State Highway 36 eastbound when the incident occurred, closing down the ramp for several hours.
Investigators are searching for this man, who is the lone suspect in a robbery at TCF Bank in the Har Mar Cub Foods that took place around 9:10 a.m. May 8. (photo courtesy of the Roseville Police Department)
Around 9:10 a.m. on Thursday, May 8, an unidentified man robbed the TCF Bank branch in the Cub Foods grocery store at Har Mar Mall, 2100 Snelling Ave. N. After implying he was armed with a weapon, the robber made off with an “undetermined amount of money,” according to a statement from the Roseville Police Department.
A Little Canada man has been charged with fleeing a police officer and five counts of criminal vehicular operation after he allegedly crashed his minivan into a restaurant in Lowertown St. Paul last week.
Just before midnight on Friday, May 2, a state patrol trooper received a radio call reporting an “erratic” motorist on U.S. Highway 61 who was speeding, crossing the center line and nearly crashed into a wall, according to the criminal complaint.