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Teen Arrested after Allegedly Stealing, Crashing Car in Anoka

Eighteen-year-old Jordan Allen Brown - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

An 18-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly stealing a car and leading police on a high-speed chase.

According to the criminal complaint, an Anoka officer was on the 1300 block of Seventh Avenue on Thursday, Aug. 7, when he saw a vehicle that had been reported stolen earlier that day. Two men were in the car at the time.

Blaine Man Charged with Pointing Realistic-Looking BB Gun at Parkgoers

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A Blaine man is facing charges after pointing what appeared to be an assault rifle at two men who were on their way to a skateboarding park.

2 Men Charged with Stealing Scrap Metal from Columbia Arena

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Two men were arrested in Fridley for allegedly trying to steal scrap metal at the Columbia Arena.

Fridley officers were called to the 7000 block of University Avenue around 11:22 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, on a vandalism report. When they arrived, police say they heard a noise coming from inside the closed building.

Mounds View Woman Charged with Check Forgery

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A Mounds View woman has been charged after allegedly trying to pass a fake check in Spring Lake Park.

Officers were called to Your Exchange on University Avenue on Saturday, July 26. When they arrived, an employee said she suspected a woman was trying to cash a fake check because the markings on the check didn’t look right.

Blaine Man Charged with Assaulting Parents, Breaking Windows

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A 20-year-old Blaine man is facing charges for allegedly lashing out at his parents, causing physical injuries and breaking windows.

Blaine police officers were called to the 11100 block of Club West Circle Northeast around 10 p.m. Friday, July 25, on a report of a domestic assault.

Complaint: Columbia Heights Man Charged after Leading Police on Foot Chase

A Columbia Heights man is facing numerous charges after allegedly shoplifting from a Wal-Mart in Fridley and then leading police on a foot chase.  

Isanti Man Charged for Allegedly Groping Woman at Anoka Co. Wal-Mart

Fifty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Pendzimas of Isanti - Photo: Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Anoka County authorities have charged a man with criminal sexual exposure after a crowd detained him at a Wal-Mart when a woman said he sexually assaulted her.
    
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports 59-year-old Jeffrey Pendzimas of Isanti was also charged Tuesday with indecent exposure and interfering with a 911 call in the Sunday incident.