ere is the Midtown weekly crime report, for the week ending 10-12-15. For this report, Midtown is the area from 35W to Hiawatha, between 28thand 32nd Streets. The report is attached as a Word file and the text is reprinted below.
There were 15 Part 1 (most serious) crimes reported last week, down from 23 last week. Violent crime was again low, with only 2 robberies reported.
Please note that Third Precinct will be sponsoring a FREE training for people interested in becoming block leaders on Monday, November 9, 6:30 pm. Having an active block club focused on neighbors watching out for each other can improve your safety! See the report for more details.
We are looking for community impact statements on Dwayne Taylor, who has been charged with 1st Degree Burglary for taking items from an occupied home on the 2900 block of 17th Ave S. Please see the attached community impact statement form and criminal complaint.
As always, I appreciate your comments on these weekly reports. What would you like to see included? I want the reports to be useful to you.
Please forward this report to anyone who would be interested. Thank you.
John R. Baumann
Midtown Community Safety Center
Minneapolis Police Department
2949 Chicago Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Midtown Area Crime Report, Week of 10-6 to 10-12-15
by CPS John Baumann
Midtown Community Safety Center, 2949 Chicago Ave S, 612-825-6138
Midtown is the area between Highway 35W and Hiawatha Ave, between 28th St E and 32nd St E
- There were 15 Part 1 crimes during the week, down from 23 last week. Part 1 crimes include homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, arson, auto theft and larceny. Public information for all but the larceny (theft) incidents appears below.
- There were two violent crimes; both robberies.
- There were no homicides, rapes, aggravated assaults, auto thefts or arsons reported during this week.
- There were no business robberies and no business burglaries reported during the week.
Targeted Enforcement Areas
Lake Street (West End) area (29th St E to 32nd St E, 2nd Ave S to Chicago Ave S) was a targeted enforcement area for street crimes this week. Strategies included directed patrols, beat officers, undercover details, Metro Transit extra patrol at bus stops, CPS meeting with management of a local business to resolve problems, requesting a camera and monitoring activity at that business, monitor activity at 30xx Clinton and business nodes meetings.
Lake/Bloomington area (29th St E to 31st St E, 12th Ave S to 16th Ave S) was a targeted enforcement area for street crimes this week. Strategies included directed patrols, beat officers, Metro Transit PD extra patrol at bus stops, , business outreach meetings, business nodes meetings, working with businesses to get more lights at 12th & Lake and requesting a lighted camera at 15th and Lake.
Part 1 Crimes in Midtown This Week (Excluding Larceny)
10-10, 1:25 am 4xx Lake St E (Phillips West neighborhood) Victim was washing his work truck in the rear of the listed address when he was approached by a white male and black male. The black male was said to be holding a small knife and demanded the victims phone and money. The victim had no money but gave the phone to the suspects and the suspects fled from the rear of the address. The victim was given a blue card and advised.
10-11, 4:18 am 29xx 14th Ave S (Midtown Phillips neighborhood) Squad responded to a call for a robbery of person.
10-8, 7:30 pm to 10-9, 9:30 am 31xx Longfellow Ave S (Corcoran neighborhood)Sometime between the above hours an unknown suspect entered the victim’s locked garage by unknown means. The suspect/s then stole 2 bikes from inside. No other info was available.
10-9, 12:14 am 31xx 18th Ave S (Powderhorn Park neighborhood) Officers responded to the listed location on a Burglary that had occurred. Victim stated that 2 suspects had forced their way into his garage and attempted to steal a bike. Victim confronted both suspects and they fled on foot. Victim reported no loss but that this was the second time this week that someone had broken into his garage. Some items were recovered from the scene for possible evidence.
MPD Arrests in Midtown
10-6 8xx Lake St E: Barbara Ann Robinson arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Gross Misdemeanor Warrant, a Misdemeanor Warrant and Probation Violation.
10-7 8xx Lake St E: Michael Bernard Howard arrested and booked at Hennepin County Jail for Trespassing.
10-7 29xx Chicago Ave S: Lori Jo Megenuph arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for Theft and a Misdemeanor Warrant.
10-7 2xx Lake St E: Donald Dean Jordan arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Felony Warrant.
10-7 8xx Lake St E: Abdi Edan Adam arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Misdemeanor Warrant.
10-8 8xx 28th St E: Ashley Marie Gooch arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Misdemeanor Warrant.
10-8 31st St E & 2nd Ave S: Amino A Udd issued a citation for Failure to Stop (Semiphore).
10-8 Lake St E & Chicago Ave S: Darnell Howard arrested and booked at Hennepin County Jail for a Misdemeanor Warrant; Eric Wilson issued a citation for Consuming in Public.
10-9 29xx Bloomington Ave S: Vincent Eugene Lewis and Pablo Perez issued citations for Loitering.
10-9 29xx 13th Ave S: Louise Elizabeth Tucker arrested and booked at Hennepin County Jail for a Felony Warrant.
10-9 Lake St E & 15th Ave S: Mario Darnell Thomas arrested and booked at Hennepin County Jail for Narcotics Violation (Felony) and Theft from Motor Vehicle.
10-10 32nd St E & 10th Ave S: John Paul Dale arrested and booked at Hennepin County Jail for Bait Vehicle Theft (Felony).
10-10 29xx 12th Ave S: Walter Lee Hill issued a citation for Public Urination.
10-10 31st St E & Chicago Ave S: Kenny Austin issued a citation for No Insurance on Motor Vehicle; Maria Isabel Montero issued a citation for No Valid Drivers License.
10-11 29xx Columbus Ave S: Mohamed Noor Jama issued a citation for Driving After Suspension and Traffic Law Enforcement.
10-11 Lake St E & 5th Ave S: Tamara Ann Vandermoon arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for 1 Gross Misdemeanor Warrant and 2 Misdemeanor Warrants.
10-11 Lake St E & 3rd Ave S: Antonio Reonshavaye Robinson issued a citation for No Insurance on Motor Vehicle and Fail to Yield.
10-11 Lake St E & 17th Ave S: Anastacio Venegas Torrez issued a citation for No Valid Drivers License, Child Restraint Violation and Fail to Yield.
10-11 28th St E & Chicago Ave S: Maria Elena Miranda-Herrera issued a citation for Driving After Revocation and No Insurance on Motor Vehicle.
10-12 2xx Lake St E: Roland Lee Anderson arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Felony Warrant.
10-12 31st St E & Chicago Ave S: Jorge Anibel Perez-Lopez arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Misdemeanor Warrant and No Valid Drivers License.
MTPD Arrests in Midtown
10-7 Lake St E & 14th Ave S: Jesse James Scott Roberts arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Felony Warrant and False Name or Information.
10-8 23xx Lake St E: Sedric Lee Dorman arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for Crime Against MTC.
10-11 23xx Lake St E: Boaz Dolan Brown Otter arrested and booked in Hennepin County Jail for a Gross Misdemeanor Warrant.
15xx Lake St E: Eddie West Crenshaw-complaint for 3rd Degree Burglary (Felony) signed by investigator.
Improve Safety Where You Live or Work!
If you’d like to to make your block a safer place to live or work, get a neighborhood watch-focused block club going. At one of our FREE block leader trainings, you’ll learn ways to work cooperatively with the MPD and your neighbors. The next session is Monday, November 9, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the 3rd Precinct station, Lake and Minnehaha Ave. Reserve your spot by calling CPS Don Greeley at 612-673-3482 or CPS Karen Notsch, 612-673-2856. This is a great training!