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2 Charged with Breaking into Vacant Anoka Co. House

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Two people are facing charges after they were caught breaking into a vacant home that was up for sale.

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Coon Rapids Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint

Coon Rapids Police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday morning at a Coon Rapids convenience store, Capt. Jon Urquhart said.

The incident happened at 9:43 a.m. at Kathy's Dairy Home, 10490 Hanson Blvd. NW.

Police say a man with gun came into the store wearing a green army jacket and demanded money. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Charges: Convicted Felon Tried to Punch Fridley Menard's Employee in the Face

Fifty-two-year-old Daniel Mark Hendrickson - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A man with a long list of convictions has been charged after police say he stole some items from the Fridley Menard’s and tried to punch a loss prevention employee.

St. Francis Officer Investigated on Data Snooping

A police chief in Anoka County has asked sheriff's officials to investigate whether one of his officers illegally accessed private data.
    

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Wait List for Section 8 Vouchers Opens for First Time Since 2007 in Metro

For the first time in eight years, the Metropolitan Council is opening up its wait list for Section 8 vouchers.

Its Housing and Redevelopment Authority handles the federal rental assistance program for more than 100 metro communities in Anoka, Carver, and most of suburban Hennepin and Ramsey counties.

Man Admits to Stealing Car from Wright County Hotel

Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Stuart Vossen. - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A 24-year-old man has been charged with theft after admitting to stealing a car from a hotel, committing a gas drive off, and crashing the vehicle into a fence.

Blaine officers were called to Cedar Creek Apartments on the 11700 block of Third Street Northeast around 4:30 a.m. Monday after a caller witnessed two men digging around inside a vehicle.

Complaint: St. Paul Man Seen Waving Gun Didn't Have Permit to Carry

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A St. Paul man is facing multiple charges after a caller said he was waving a gun around inside a Centerville home.