Friday, May 24, 2013
Alleged incident occurred on May 18 in the parking lot of the Crossroads of Roseville mall.
The Roseville Police Department on Friday afternoon it is seeking the public's help in finding a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in the parking lot of the Crossroads of Roseville shopping mall. In a news release, the department said a white male suspect, about 40 years old, allegedly assaulted a 51-year-old woman at about 8:20 p.m. May 18 as she was putting packages in the trunk of her car. The mall is located in the 1640 block of County Road B2 W. Police said they were called to the scene shortly after the alleged attack. Here is further information from the police department's press statement: "According to the victim, she had left the mall and was placing items into the trunk of her automobile when she felt someone grab …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
A sampling of calls logged within the last week by Roseville Police officers.
Editor's note: All Roseville information contained in this report is public and can be obtained from the Roseville Police Department. Crime reports are available in a sortable map on the city’s website. During the past week, Roseville police made a variety calls in response to alleged criminal activity with the blotter including two burglaries and several thefts and disorderly conduct complaints. One of the burglaries occurred at a residence at the 1500 block of Transit Avenue; the other at a commercial business at the 2100 block of Snelling Avenue N. Roseville Police have both under investigation. For Roseville news and information, _subscribe to our free newsletter.Also, like us on Facebook and follow us _on Twitter_ May 14 May 15 May…
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Tips to thwart burglaries include locking your house doors and joining a Neighborhood Watch group.
As Minnesotans head into summer, this is the time when Roseville could see a seasonal increase in burglaries, according to the city Police Department. In a crime alert issued this week, Roseville police officials said, "Right around this time last year, the Lake McCarron’s neighborhood experienced multiple burglaries. "Roseville has already been a victim to a couple of burglaries and attempted burglaries this year," the department added. Just within the last week, the Roseville Police incidence log reveals department officers responded to a residential burglary report at the 1500 block of Transit Avenue and a commercial burglary in the 2100 block of Snelling Avenue N. Here are some tips from the Roseville PD to thawrt potential …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Those remembered included two former Roseville police officers.
Nearly 41 years ago, Roseville police officer Howard Johnson died of gun shot fire he sustained while chasing down a bank robbery suspect. On Thursday, law enforcement officials from suburban Ramsey County communities and family members gathered at a ceremony in Roseville to remember Johnson and eight other individuals who died in the line of duty. For Johnson's grandson Brian Sweeney, the memorial ceremony was especially poignant. "This way, people (the fallen officers) are (still) remembered years after their sacrifice," said Sweeney, of Inver Grove Heights. The Roseville Police Department hosted the second annual Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony at the Guidant John Rose Oval. Participants included Roseville …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
WCCO-TV ranked 78 Twin Cities-area police departments on the number of speeding tickets per capita issued in 2011. See where Roseville placed. .
If you've got a lead foot on the gas pedal, are you more likely to get a speeding ticket in Roseville than some other Twin Cities' towns? WCCO-TV ranked 78 Twin Cities-area police departments on the number of speeding tickets per capita issued in 2011. Roseville came in 37th on the list. According to WCCO's numbers, the Roseville Police Department issued 1,033 speeding tickets in 2011 — a per capita breakdown of 0.030. In case you were wondering, the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office placed 77th of the 78 departments. And where do some of Roseville's neighbors rank: Maplewood is 38th on the list, Mounds View 40th and New Brighton 18th. Topping the list was Edina. VIEW THE WCCO-TV REPORT DOWNLOAD THE WCCO-TV DATABASE Map Legend Green …
The event begins at noon at the Guidant John Rose Oval, 2661 Civic Center Drive.
The Roseville Police Department is hosting the second annual Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony at noon Thursday (May 16) at the Guidant John Rose Oval, 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville. "The ceremony will honor the nine members of law enforcement agencies throughout suburban Ramsey County who have lost their lives in the line of duty,'' according to a Roseville PD press statement. The ceremony is expected to last an hour. Refreshments will be served following the service.
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety will be tweeting every arrest from Friday’s patrols. Catch all the tweets here.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a new tool when it comes to deterring drunken driving: Twitter. On Friday night, there will be 150 squads patrolling major corridors in the Twin Cities’ largest-ever, one-night, coordinated DWI enforcement effort. But this effort isn’t notable just because of its size; it will also offer Minnesotans the chance to follow along via Twitter. The Department of Public Safety (@MnDPS_OTS) will tweet the age and gender of those arrested for DWI using the hashtag #May10DWI. Too busy to follow along in real time? Check out the agency’s tweets and other related mentions in the live blog above. (People viewing this article on a mobile browser may not be able to view the live blog.)
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The congresswoman, whose district includes Roseville, released a statement this week following the Pentagon's annual report.
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum this week said there is "an epidemic of sexual assaults" in the nation's military. The congresswoman's office issued a statement in response to the release of the Pentagon's annual report on sexual assaults in the Armed Forces. Among the findings: Meanwhile, report was released less than a day after the Air Force's head of sexual assault prevention, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, 41, was arrested for allegedly groping a woman, according to Military Times. Below is McCollum's statement in full: “This report should leave no doubt in anyone’s mind that there is an epidemic of sexual assaults in our Armed Forces that must be addressed at the Pentagon’s highest levels. Clearly, there needs to be a culture change in the …
Monday, May 6, 2013
A look at some of the top news of the past week on Roseville Patch.
More than 600 students attended the 2013 Roseville High School prom (Saturday, April 28) and Patch caught the pre-prom festivities at the Grand March at th school's gymnasium. That was among news highlights reported during the past week by Roseville Patch. Click on to this highlighted link to see our post and photo gallery. Meanwhile, here are some other signfiocant stories from the past week. Click on to the links to see the full reports: New Wal-Mart Store Should Spur Other Development With giant discounter Wal-Mart expected to break ground this month on its proposed 160,000 square-foot store in Roseville's Twin Lakes neighborhood, that project is likely to break a development logjam in the area, according a local real estate …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Major suffered career-ending injuries from a stabbing in late 2010.
Major, a Roseville K-9 dog who suffered a career-ending stabbing in late 2010, has died this week. News of the dog's death circulated on the Facebook page of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a national non-profit group dedicated to raising funds to provide vests to law enforcement K9s throughout the country. Major's death comes almost four months after Vested Interest featured him and his handler Roseville Police Officer John Jorgensen as part of the group's Facebook Groupon campaign that raised more than $55,000 to buy bullet-proof and stab-protective vests for police dogs. On an Wednesday evening newscast, WCCO-TV reported that Jorgensen said he needed to put down the 11-year-old dog because he had health problems and not eaten in his …