Monday, March 11, 2013
This week's selection includes a man who prayed as he strangled his ex-girlfriend, an Albertville crash, lingerie theft, counterfeit cash and drug arrests.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Prosecutors: Wristwatch Videos of Nude Boys at YMCA Also Show Defendant in Mirrors A Coon Rapids man using a wristwatch camera to make videos of boys undressing in at least one YMCA also caught his own image, reflected in locker room mirrors, according to a criminal complaint. Man Suffers Stab Wound to Neck in Richfield The incident occurred early Monday morning near 66th Street and Nicollet Avenue. Hunt for Stolen Shakopee Puppy Leads Police to Pot Growing …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Sonny Day Ozuna faces a charge of second-degree assault.
Thursday wasn’t exactly a day of brotherly love at Brentwood Apartments. Prosecutors accuse a man of stabbing his brother during an argument over text messages at the Hopkins complex. Police found the victim on the east side of a Robinwood Lane building following the incident, Detective Raymond Laudenbach wrote in a criminal complaint filed Friday. The unnamed man said he and his brother—19-year-old Sonny Day Ozuna, of Robbinsdale—started arguing about text messages and then continued arguing about other things. The victim said at one point Ozuna threatened to stabbed him and dared him to “say on [sic] more word,” according to the court documents. The man responded by saying, “Okay.” At that point, Ozuna rose from the chair he was sitting …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Alexandra Gabriel Clark faces two assault charges and a charge of terroristic threats arising from an incident at the Mainstreet Bar and Grill.
A Hopkins woman is accused of assaulting officers who responded to a fight she reportedly started by peeing on the floor of a Mainstreet Bar and Grill restroom and then threatening to hurt anyone who told on her. Police went to the bar Sunday after receiving a call about a fight there, Detective Raymond Laudenbach wrote in the criminal complaint. As they arrived, one of the officers saw a woman running away. Bar patrons pointed at her and yelled, “She did it.” The officer approached the woman, later identified as 20-year-old Alexandra Gabriel Clark, and escorted her away from people who had been chasing her. However, police say she became combative, pulled her arm away and swore at the officer. When the officer tried to handcuff her, Clark…
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A twice-weekly selection of incidents drawn from Hopkins police files.
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Monday, July 30, 2012
Charles Ray Damrow reportedly ran after a Hopkins man with a collapsible baton. He was also found with pink handcuffs.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Matthew Michael McLaughlin has been charged with third-degree assault, a felony.
A man was sent to the hospital after a Hopkins resident knocked him out in front of the Mainstreet Bar and Grill following a dispute over a woman, according to charging documents filed Friday. Matthew Michael McLaughlin, 28, has been charged with third-degree assault for the April 20 incident. If convicted, he could be sentenced to up to five years in prison and fined $10,000. McLaughlin told police the dispute arose because the unidentified victim was jealous that a woman was giving him more attention, according to a criminal complaint written by Police Sgt. Michael Glassberg. McLaughlin said the victim repeatedly told him to “pull up his pants.” When the two were outside the bar with the woman, the man said it again. McLaughlin admitted …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Christopher Lee Tritten, 40, has been charged with first-degree assault.
A homeless Tucson, AZ, man is in jail following accusations that he kicked a man in the face repeatedly last week in Hopkins, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Christopher Lee Tritten, 40, has been charged with first-degree assault—a felony that carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and up to a $30,000 fine. On Saturday, an unidentified man told police he’d been attacked by a bald man wearing camouflage pants and a black backpack, according to charging documents filed by Detective Renee Meuwissen. The victim’s face was covered in blood, his left eye was swollen shut and he had several cuts on his face. Hospital staff later told investigators the man had an “orbital blowout fracture”—when the thin part of the eye …