Minneapolis Crime of the Week

Dude’s stash was described as a harvest. 60 lbs could be for personal use, right?

3500 Russell Av S: Community Response Team officers, acting on complaints from neighbors, served search warrant; recovered 60 lbs marijuana plants, 679 grams harvested marijuana, loaded 32 cal handgun: 2 Arrested/ NARCOTICS/
WEAPONS (both suspects have at least 12 previous arrest records)
CID investigating

Crack kills:

11th St N/Currie Av: Officers stopped vehicle; when occupants asked to exit vehicle, 1 person swallowed baggie of suspected crack cocaine, went into medical distress; transported to HCMC, later died as result of swallowing baggie
CID investigating

I wouldn’t be surprised if there was a Jack’s pizza involved in this:

300 blk 17th St NE: Officers responded to burglary; homeowner returned home to find backdoor which he had locked now open, window near door broken, in kitchen noticed stove had been used to make food, drawers open, called 911; officer found 2 suspects in victim’s bedroom, naked in bed: Arrested/ BURGLARY
Precinct investigating

Dear Plymouth residents. Show more gun responsibility:

Golden Valley Rd/Penn Av N: Officers on routine patrol heard 3 shots, turned squad around to follow direction of shots; officers observed SUV pulling out of alley at Oliver/Penn, notified dispatch that they were following possible suspect vehicle; followed vehicle until it stopped; occupants ordered to ground; officers saw gun magazine in full view on rear seat; further search of SUV yielded 40 cal handgun, loaded 357 handgun reported stolen in Plymouth with 3/5 bullets fired, more shell casings: 3 Arrested/ WEAPON (all suspects with an average of 9 previous arrests)

Here’s a tip: don’t ask for directions at the downtown Minneapolis bus depot. That place is scary.

Investigating: AGGRAVATED ROBBERY/CARJACK: 11th/Hawethorne: Victim visiting downtown, after dropping off friend, got lost asked man outside Bus Depot for directions; man pulled out handgun, stole victim’s car, then sped off, lost control, struck tree; critically injured suspect taken to HCMC; investigators determined suspect Chicago resident

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