Crime

A 34-year-old homeless woman has been charged with the July 5 felony robbery of the Oak Park Heights McDonald’s on 60th Street. Disguised with blue face paint, a camouflage face mask, a blue hooded sweatshirt and goggles, Neya Serene St. Clair entered the fast food restaurant through the drive-through window at approximately 4:29 a.m., according [...]

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One of the two bicyclists struck in a hit-and-run near Wendy’s in Oak Park Heights over the weekend has died. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, two bicycles were traveling west on the 14000 block of the frontage road north of Highway 36 just before midnight Aug. 2, when they were struck by motor vehicle, [...]

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James Ariola, whose son died in 2012 after swimming in Lily Lake, wants his lawsuit against the city of Stillwater, Washington County and the Minnesota Department of Health to go to trial. Whether it should have that chance is now up to a three-judge panel of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, which heard oral arguments [...]

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Authorities are seeking suspects in a hit-and-run accident that injured two bicyclists near Wendy’s in Oak Park Heights just before midnight Aug. 2. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, two bicycles were traveling west on the 14000 block of the frontage road north of Highway 36 in Oak Park Heights, when they were struck by [...]

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A 30-year-old Oak Park Heights inmate received 36 months in prison after a March 13, 2013, felony second-degree assault when he stabbed a fellow inmate 14 times with homemade weapons. Manuel Chima Najera will serve the three year sentence concurrently to his sentence. According to the criminal complaint, an altercation took place in the Complex [...]

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The pastor of an Oak Park Heights church wants the community to know he doesn’t support the message vandals wrote on his church’s sign earlier this week. Around noon on July 22, police responded to an anonymous report of an inappropriate message on the sign at  Calvary Assembly at 5805 Osgood Avenue in Oak Park [...]

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