Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Announces

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Minneapolis woman sentenced in fatal New Year’s Eve hit & run A Minneapolis woman was sentenced to 45 months in prison for the fatal New Year’s Eve hit and run collision, which killed 37-year-old Aisha Freels, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Monday. Donella Shanice Day, 28, pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide. Before she […]

Pedestrian Dies after being Struck by a Vehicle

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October 19, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) On Tuesday, October 18th at approximately 8:43 a.m. officers from the Fourth Precinct responded to a personal injury crash where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, at the intersection of Broadway Avenue West and Sheridan Avenue North. Officers and paramedics from North Memorial Medical Center (NMMC) arrived at the crash […]

MPD Awarded for Terrorism Prevention Efforts

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FBI Director James Comey, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Booz Allen Hamilton presented the Minneapolis Police Department with an award for its prevention of terrorism work. Officer Alice White, Community Engagement team member was on hand with Chief Harteau to proudly accept the award.  Also, congrats to our law enforcement partners at the Hennepin County Sheriff’s […]

Hennepin County Mike Freeman Announces….

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Grant sentenced to 78 months for I-94 drive-by Donquarious Grant was sentenced to six and one-half years in prison for his involvement in two shooting incidents, including a drive-by on Interstate 94, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Thursday. Grant, 25, of Brooklyn Park, pleaded guilty last week to felon in possession of a gun […]

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Announces….

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Gunman Charged in Downtown Shooting The only person arrested in the two shootings early Monday morning in downtown Minneapolis was charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Tuesday. Qumari Spencer, 19, of Brooklyn Center, is expected to make his first court appearance Wednesday. Prosecutors are asking […]

Jury quickly finds man guilty of killing his girlfriend, her daughter

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Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman Announces…. ________________________ Almost exactly a year after he fatally shot his girlfriend and her daughter, a jury convicted Gonzalo Galvan in the murders, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Thursday. The Hennepin County District Court jury took only a couple of hours before returning the verdict on the two first-degree […]

MPD Increases Transparency by Enhancing the Recording of Demographic Information on Proactive Interactions

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September 15, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) Starting today, Minneapolis Police Officers will begin tracking demographic data, including race and gender (including Gender Non-Conforming), when conducting suspicious vehicle stops, suspicious person stops, and traffic stops. After collecting input from community members and officers, the MPD has added a mechanism in its squad car computers requiring officers to enter […]