Category Archives: Police Updates/Info

Midtown Area Crime Report 12-30-14 to 1-15-15

Midtown Area Crime Report, Week of 12-30-14 to 1-5-15 By CPS John Baumann, 1-8-15 Midtown is the area between Highway 35W and Hiawatha Ave, between 28th St E and 32nd…

Weekly Police Update 12/9/14

Sector 1 Report, Week of 12-9 to 12-15-14 12-18-14 CPS John Baumann   Ventura Village Residential Burglary (2) 12-9 to 12-10 18xx 14th Ave S. Reporting person stated he came…

2014 Crime Stats & Note

Hi. I’ve been looking at crime for the first 11 months of 2014 in the greater Midtown area (35 W to Hiawatha Ave., 28th to 32nd St.). I found that…

Sector 1 Weekly Report 12/2/14

Sector 1 Report, Week of 12-2 to 12-8-14 12-11-14, CPS John Baumann   Ventura Village Robbery (1) 12-2 18th & Chicago. When officers arrived the suspects were gone. Victim said…

Sex Offender Notification

Hi. Released Level 3 sex offender Charles Anthony Franklin is now living on the 2500 block of 16th Ave. S in the Midtown Phillips neighborhood.   Level 3 sex offenders…

Phillips Arson Alert

Facts: Since October 30, 2014, there have been five arson fires. These were:   10/30 @ 4:16am              16xx E. 19th St                Sweat Lodge 11/4 @ 4:23am                19xx Elliot Av S   …

Police Alert: Locked Bikes are Being Stolen

BIKES ARE BEING STOLEN EVEN WHILE LOCKED UP! Many times the locks are cable locks that are easily compromised.   Protect your investment! ¨    Properly use locks that are less…

Robbery Prevention Tips – English, Spanish, Somali

As you probably have heard, robbery has been a major concern throughout the Third Precinct this year. In the Midtown area (28th to 32nd St.,  35W to Hiawatha Ave.) there…

Secure Belongings in Your Car

Over the last two weeks we’ve had an increase in thefts from auto in the Phillips area. 90 % of the crimes occurred during daylight hours. In most cases the victims left items tempting…

Police Update 6-6-14

Here is the latest 3rd Precinct, Sector 1 (Phillips Area) update from Crime Prevention Specialist Don Greeley. (Sector 1 runs from I-94 to the north side of Lake St., from 35W…