Moped Driver Dies After Collision with SUV

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May 12, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Last night at 10:22 p.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of Central Avenue Northeast and Lowry Avenue Northeast.  An adult male driving a moped was traveling northbound on Central Avenue Northeast, entering the intersection on a green light crossing Lowry Avenue Northeast when a SUV […]

Multiple Vehicle Crash Leaves One Dead

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April 30, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) This morning at 9:36 a.m., Minneapolis Police responded to a personal injury motor vehicle crash where four vehicles collided at the intersection of Blaisdell Avenue South and 26th Street West. Two vehicles traveling southbound on Blaisdell Avenue South failed to stop for a red light and struck two vehicles that were […]

Two Injured in Evening Shooting

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April 26, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Officers from the First Precinct responded to the 1500 block of Park Avenue South on a report of a disturbance at a residence around 6:45 p.m. While officers were responding another 911 caller provided information that someone had been shot. Officers arrived and were unable to locate a victim. Several witnesses […]

Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th

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Minneapolis Police Announce New Deputy Chief and 4th Precinct Inspector, Effective August 20th   April 25th, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) Chief Janeé Harteau is proud to announce Michael Kjos will be the MPD’s newest Deputy Chief, in charge of the department’s newly formed Operations Bureau. He will oversee all aspects of 9-1-1 response at the precinct level […]

Officers Respond to Crash and make Felony Arrests

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Officers in the Fourth Precinct responded to a property damage crash around 1:00 a.m. this morning on the 2700 block of Penn Avenue North. When officers arrived, they learned a car had hit three parked cars. Officers recognized the driver involved in the crash as a convicted felon and gang member from prior contact with […]

Downtown Officers Prevent a Potential Stabbing

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Two MPD Officers working in downtown early Tuesday morning were able to prevent a dangerous situation from potentially becoming deadly. Officers witnessed a male threatening another man with a knife. Officers quickly arrested the 36-year-old suspect for Felony 2nd Degree Assault and recovered the knife. The suspect was booked into Hennepin County Jail. Case Number 17-120233. […]

Female Dies at Hospital after Weekend Shooting

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April 5, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) The adult female victim that had been previously listed in critical condition at North Memorial Hospital died this morning. The name of the victim, along with the cause and nature of her death will be released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. The Minneapolis Police Department has assigned 4 detectives to […]

Guns, Drugs and Cash Seized in Search Warrant

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Investigators from the Minneapolis Police Department’s Weapons Unit recently executed a search warrant in the Fourth Precinct related to an on-going weapons investigation. Officers arrested two adults and booked them into Hennepin County Jail.  Officers recovered a gold-plated handgun, AR-15 style assault rifle, and AK-47 style assault rifle, 2 kilos of Heroin, and over $6,000 in cash believed to be […]