The following stories first appeared last week on this Patch site or those of our neighbors throughout the South Metro region. To read the full story, click on the headline link.
Edward Terrel Bowens, Jr. was one of a trio who re-appropriated a golf cart from the maintenance staff at an Apple Valley apartment complex.
Joshua Thomas Mullin, 24, used a woman's credit card to buy beef jerky and charged over $300 at his place of employment, Burger King.
Javed Mookhtar Mobin, 20, allegedly solicited two young girls he met at Burnsville Center.
Dejuan Edward Talley, 40, has been charged with malicious punishment of a child.
Jeremy James Rodriguez, 29, faces one count of theft of a motor vehicle, one count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and one gross misdemeanor count of criminal vehicular operation.
Minneapolis Man Pleads Guilty to Raping 5-Year-Old in Eagan
Dennis Michael Roy could face a maximum of 30 years in prison and $40,000 in fines. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for March 22.
MAP: January Police Calls in Eagan
Every month, Eagan Patch publishes a map of police or public safety calls in Eagan.
Inver Grove Heights
Jenna Anne Schultz, 27, a former student teacher at Simley High School, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for sending a naked photo of herself to a 17-year-old male student.
Lakeville Police Stop Burglary in Progress at Local Business
Captain Tim Knutson was introduced to the City Council on Monday night in recognition of his recent promotion to captain.
Dumb Criminal: Man Loitering at Business Trying to Sell Meth Arrested
A man with an arrest warrant was loitering in front of a Lakeville business—likely trying to solicit drug buyers.
The former Republican staffer was seriously injured in a crash in late January.
Here's a look back at the last month's reports of theft to Northfield Police.
Trees have been cut down on the Webster farm since the moratorium went into effect Jan. 31.