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St. Paul Man Charged with Fleeing Spring Lake Park Police in Stolen Vehicle

Forty-six-year-old Rick Allen Austin of St. Paul - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A St. Paul man is facing charges after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase before crashing into the median on Interstate 694.

2 Charged with Shoplifting from Coon Rapids Kohl's

Forty-two-year-old Randal Anthony Daher of Fridley - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Two Anoka County residents are facing charges after allegedly shoplifting from a Coon Rapids Kohl’s and attempting to flee police.

Officers were called to the Kohl’s on the 12700 block of Riverdale Boulevard around 6 p.m. on Black Friday on a report a shoplifting in progress. A loss prevention employee said a woman seemed to be putting merchandise in her purse.

Police: Minneapolis Man May be Responsible for 60 Burglaries

Police say a Minneapolis man may be responsible for dozens of burglaries across the Twin Cities.

Police arrested 60-year-old Robert Pfeifer on Dec. 4 as he was allegedly burglarizing a hair salon in Plymouth. The arrest followed an investigation into a string of burglaries between late October and early December.

2 Men Facing Multiple Charges for Coon Rapids Burglary

Photo: Twenty-year-old Matthew Lee Wright-Mark of Anoka - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Two men are facing multiple charges in connection to two separate burglaries in Anoka County.

The burglaries were reported at both King Kong Hobbies and Liberty Oxygen and Medical Supply in Coon Rapids.

Law Enforcement Warns of 'Sophisticated' Phone Scam

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The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office has a warning for Minnesotans about a scam involving fake IRS workers.

The sheriff’s office says people posing as IRS employees have been targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, and have swindled at least one person out of $2,000.

Amended Charges Expected in Anoka County Fatal Crash

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Anoka County sheriff's officials say new charges are expected against a man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that has now taken the life of a passenger.
    

Man Charged with Stealing Cellphones from Columbia Heights Business

Twenty-one-year-old Darius James Reshaun Dow of Columbia Heights - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

A Columbia Heights man with a previous theft conviction is facing charges after allegedly stealing two cellphones from a Columbia Heights business.