CN: 19017332 Flee Police in Motor Vehicle
Date/Time: 06-03-2019 | 12:00 a.m.
Location: Norwood Inn, 2401 Prior Avenue
While patrolling the area in and around the Norwood Inn, Officer Swanson observed a newer white sedan without license plates and what appeared to be a temporary tag in the window. The vehicle quickly backed into the first available parking spot at the Norwood Inn. Approximately 40 minutes later the vehicle left the lot and Officer Swanson followed it as it entered the highway. Officer Swanson attempted a traffic stop of the vehicle as the white sedan sped up to approximately 90 mph on 35W towards Minneapolis. Officer Swanson continued pursuit of the vehicle until it entered a residential neighborhood and he then terminated the pursuit. A short while later, Officer Swanson heard Ramsey County Sheriff and Minneapolis Police were pursuing a similar vehicle and that the vehicle was eventually located without occupants. Officer Swanson traveled to the location recognized the vehicle as the same one he had been pursuing earlier that night. Officers opened the driver’s door and observed a handgun on the floor. The vehicle was towed to the Roseville Police Department for investigation. Officer Swanson contacted the registered owner of the vehicle who stated the vehicle was stolen from the airport on 5/23/19. Officers located multiple items belonging to various individuals inside the vehicle including a Walmart receipt, which was timestamped just prior to the original pursuit, and a wallet containing information on the possible suspect. Officers traveled to Walmart and watched surveillance video of that matched the suspect Officer Swanson observed driving the vehicle. Officers located a BB gun and a driver’s license, which matched the description of the female seen in the vehicle in Minneapolis. The possible suspect has current warrants for his arrest and is a non-compliant sex offender.
CN: 19018449 Aggravated Robbery
Date/Time: 06-13-2019 | 9:55 p.m.
Location: Rosedale Center, 1595 Hwy 36
Officers were dispatched to Rosedale Mall on a report of a robbery that had just occurred. The suspects were being chased by the victim in the area of the BP gas station on Fairview. Officers were flagged down by three females, one whom was bleeding from a gash near her eye. One of the women stated she and her co-worker were leaving the mall after their shift when they observed two males and a female being chased by a woman screaming and pointing at them. One of the males dropped a purse near Portillo’s restaurant. They caught up to the suspects at the gas station when the suspects attacked one of the females until another female announced that she was calling 911. The suspects fled into a wooded area. Officers eventually took all three suspects into custody. It was determined that one of the male suspects observed a woman at the nail salon with her purse sitting on the floor next to her chair and he decided to steal the purse and run. The owner of the nail salon began chasing them and yelling when the other two witnesses joined in the pursuit. The purse was located and returned to the victim. Two juvenile males and one juvenile female from Maplewood were arrested. One suspect has pled guilty to Misdemeanor 5th Degree Assault and the Felony charges were dismissed per the plea agreement. The other suspects have been charged with Felony Aggravated Robbery, Felony Theft, and Misdemeanor 5th Degree Assault and are awaiting trial.