Minneapolis Police Weekly Sector One Update 5-4-10

Weekly Sector Update


Sector 1 Up-date / Tuesday, 04, May to Tuesday, 11 May 2010


Franklin Corridor (35W to Bloomington)

Lake St. Corridor (35W east to Bloomington)

 Patrol & CRT


  • Suspicious Person Stops – 38
  • Traffic Stops (TLE’s) – 27
  • Narcotics Stops –8
  • Suspicious Vehicle Stops – 9
  • Loitering / Prostitution – 1


Patrol & CRT


  • Suspicious Person Stops –50
  • Traffic Stops (TLE’s) –  60
  • Narcotics Stops – 2
  • Suspicious Vehicle Stops – 10
  • Loitering / Prostitution – 12



Target Enforcement Area: (13 Av to 18th Av /27th St to Lake)



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Sector 1 Statistics:                                                 

Year to date (compared to 2009):              

  • Part One Crimes 5% up
  • Property Crimes 7% up
  • Violent Crimes 2% down
  • All Crimes 11% down

Year to date (compared to 2008)

  • Part One Crimes 20
    % down
  • Property Crimes 29% down
  • Violent Crimes 7% up
  • All Crimes 29% down








Patrol Highlights:


  • Off. Alvarado and Karshbaum caught 4 truants in the areas of 2438 16th Av, Franklin/Park and 27th St/16th Av
  • Off. Okerberg arrested one for possession of drug paraphernalia at Lake/Park
  • Off. Alejandrino and Swierzewski responded to a fight call.  Upon arriving one male took off running. Off Alejandrino and Swierzewski captured the male and found him in possession of a firearm.  Male was arrested for weapons at 2631 Columbus.
  • Off. Heger noticed someone who match the description of a robbery from the 1st precinct at 26th/Chicago.  Suspect had narcotics on him and was positively identified by victim of robbery. Off. Heger arrested the suspect for robbery and narcotics.
  • Off. Bennett and Haspert arrested a burglar at 1827 Elliot AV S
  • 3rd precinct officers responded to a home invasion burglary at 2320 Elliot Av S.  One suspect was apprehended in the residence, and two others were arrested a short time later. All three arrested for burglary.


CRT Team Highlights:


·         CRT received information of a male carrying illegal narcotics at 1818 14th Av. A traffic stop was conducted but no narcotics were found.  One male was cited for no driver’s license and another was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

·         CRT cited one for loitering in the area of Chicago/Franklin

·         CRT arrested one for narcotics at 21 St/Lake St

·         CRT arrested two for loitering in the area of 10th/Franklin Av S

·         CRT arrested one for gross misdemeanor prostitution at Lake/5th

·         CRT arrested one for gross misdemeanor prostitution at Lake/10th

·         CRT arrested one for gross misdemeanor prostitution at Lake/10th



Lieutenant Rick Duncan

Minneapolis Police

Third Precinct

3000 Minnehaha Av. S 55406




For questions, contact:

Don Greeley, Crime Prevention Specialist
Minneapolis Police Department, 3rd Precinct
(612) 673-3482

Carla Nielson, Crime Prevention Specialist
Franklin Safety Center, 1201 E. Franklin Ave.
(612) 871-8090

John Baumann, Crime Prevention Specialist
Midtown Safety Center, 2949 Chicago Ave. S.
(612) 825-6138

To Protect With Courage
To Serve With Compassion