07/16/2012 - 10:35 AM
St. Cloud Police are looking for the suspects who robbed three different businesses over the course of the weekend. The suspects would display a handgun and demand cash. Each time they left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money however, they robbed the businesses alone and it is unknown if they are connected.
According to the police reports, the suspects are described as being black men from 25 to 40 years of age. They are about six feet to six feet three inches in height. They both would wear sunglasses and a blue hooded sweatshirt. One of them was wearing jeans while the other was wearing dark shorts and dark shoes. One is described as having a goatee and about 240 pounds with a muscular build. The other, who was wearing jeans, was described as having a slender build.
The robberies happened at the 700 block of 9th Avenue South on Friday afternoon, the JM Speedstop at 1501 Northway Drive on Saturday afternoon, and the 2500 block of 2nd Street South on Sunday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact St. Cloud Police at 320-251-1200.
07/13/2012 - 9:45 AM
Drivers on Highway 15 will encounter single lane traffic in Sartell and St. Cloud during non-rush hours starting on Monday, July 16th. The closures will occur as needed on both directions of Highway 15 between Stearns County Road 120 and the Sauk River Bridge through the 2012 construction season.
The lane closures are needed as crews begin work on the Highway 15 and Stearns County Road 120 diverging diamond interchange project.
07/13/2012 - 11:35 AM
A Waite Park man is in jail after a police chase. At 1:45 a.m. this morning the St. Cloud Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle near Highway 23 and 10th Avenue.
The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Frankie Santiago Jaimes-Robadan of Waite Park attempted to escape officers which led to the chase. Jaimes-Robadan was eventually stopped in the 10th block of 13th Avenue where he was arrested for fleeing police in a motor vehicle and 2nd degree DWI.
There were no injuries or property damage as a result of the pursuit.
07/13/2012 - 11:30 AM
Starting on Monday one of the roads on the SCSU campus will be closed. The closure will happen between 2nd and 3rd Street South on 8th Street South.
That road is located next to the SCSU Wick Science building and the Education building. The closure will go on until Friday, July 20th. During that time utility connections will be made for SCSU.
07/13/2012 - 10:50 AM
Get ready to shimmy and sway this way because Hairspray is coming to St. Cloud. GREAT Theatre is holding open auditions for 32 community performers ages 13 to adult. Do you have the spunky and upbeat personality to be Tracy Turnblad? Or what about her love interest the smooth talking and smooth moving Link Larkin?
If you are one of the nicest kids in town then make sure to make it to the auditions which are being held on Sunday, July 15th at 2:00 p.m. and Monday, July 16th at 6:00 p.m. at the GREAT studios in downtown St. Cloud.
07/12/2012 - 11:00 AM
St. Cloud Police were called to St. Cloud Hospital Wednesday evening around 5:30 where they met with a man who was hit by a motor vehicle while on is bicycle.
31 year-old Nicholas John Matter of St. Cloud was riding his bike northbound on 10th Avenue South when a vehicle turning from 1st Street South hit him. Police say Matter was riding against traffic.
The driver of the vehicle stopped to talk to Matter after the collision. He told the driver he did not have injuries, but about an hour after the accident Matter went to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
07/11/2012 - 10:00 AM
Worksites that use Sentencing to Service crews will no longer be charged a $100 fee. The Stearns County Board of Commissioners voted to eliminate the fee through 2013, leaving it open for discussion in another year.
Sentence to Service is an alternative to jail or fines, allowing clients to re-pay the public through community service work such as landscaping or building projects. The work must be completed at a non-profit or government organization such as a school or a township.
There are over 300 of these sites in Stearns County and most of the work is done for the cities. The $100 fee was initially established in early 2012.
But instead of that fee a $230 fee will be charged to the clients who use the program, rather than charging the worksite.
07/10/2012 - 9:50 AM
Late Monday night the St. Cloud Police Department were called to the 500 block of Highway 10 South for a robbery.
According to the police report, a 26-year-old from Ohio was attacked and robbed by six to eight men described as being black, and in their mid-twenties. Some money and a cell phone were taken. The victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact St. Cloud Police at 251-1200.
07/10/2012 - 9:25 AM
On Monday night the St. Cloud Police Department, the St. Cloud Fire Department, Gold Cross Ambulance and the State Patrol were called to a head on collision with injuries at the 2600 block of 3rd Street North.
Officers arrived to find the driver of an eastbound pickup truck, 17-year-old Joseph Matthew Kuntz from Clear Lake, to be pinned underneath his vehicle on the passenger’s side.
The driver of the westbound vehicle, 26-year-old Amanda Colette Binkley from Royalton sustained minor injuries and was treated by Gold Cross Ambulance.
Emergency personnel were able to remove the teen from underneath the vehicle and transported him to the St. Cloud Hospital for potential life threatening injuries. Joseph was pronounced dead at the St. Cloud Hospital due to the injuries sustained from the crash.
The cause of the crash is under investigation and the State Patrol is reconstructing the accident.
07/09/2012 - 9:45 AM
On Sunday morning Waite Park Police officers responded to a bank alarm at the MidCounty Bank located at 113 Waite Avenue South in Waite Park. According to the police report officers determined that the suspect confronted employees inside the branch and demanded cash. The employees complied with the demands and the suspect exited the bank. The employees were not injured and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a white man about 35 to 45 years of age, about 6 feet tall and about 250 pounds. He was wearing either a light blue or gray shirt or shorts at the time. The suspect was seen leaving in an early 2000 silver or gray Ford Mustang.
The St. Cloud Police Department and the FBI assisted in the investigation. The St. Joseph Police Department assisted in the initial response.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Waite Park Police Department at 320-251-3281. Pictures provided by the Waite Park Police Department
07/09/2012 - 1:15 AM
The Central Minnesota Violent Offenders Task Force searched a home at 1125 13th Street South on Thursday July 5th after receiving information from citizens that controlled substances were allegedly being sold from the home.
The task force found controlled substances at the residence along with proceeds from the sales and a stolen .40 caliber handgun. 27-year-old Tomasenia Jeanette Thigpen and 42-year-old Russell Lee Moncure and 2 minor children were home at the time of the search. Investigation found that Moncure is a convicted felon and is not allowed to be in possession of any firearms.
Moncure faces possible charges of felony possession of a firearm, felony possession of a stolen firearm, possessing a police scanner during the commission of a crime and 4th degree controlled substance. Moncure was arrested and is held in the Stearns County Jail.
Thigpen faces possible charges of possession of a 5th degree controlled substance, Thigpen was not arrested and was allowed to remain at home for possible long form complaints later.
07/07/2012 - 11:00 AM
On Saturday morning the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office responded to a medical call on 370 Street in Raymond Township. Harold John Marthaler, a 42-year-old from Sauk Centre had been in a pen on the family farm when he was pinned against the wall by a bull.
Marthaler had possible injuries to his left side and was taken to the Sauk Centre Hospital by the Sauk Centre Ambulance. The sheriff’s department was assisted by Sauk Centre Fire and Sauk Centre Ambulance.
07/07/2012 - 10:00 AM
The St. Cloud Police Department was called to the St. Cloud Hospital on Sunday morning for a burglary that had happened in the 900 block of 2nd Street North. According to the police report officers spoke with the victim, a 41-year-old resident of St. Cloud who said that he was walking eastbound on the pedestrian bridge behind the post office when a black man and women approached him from behind.
According to the victim the black man punched him one time, causing serious but non-life threatening injuries. The suspect then stole property from the victim before leaving the scene.
The suspect was described as a black man in his mid-twenties, about 5 feet 5 inches tall with a stocky build and wearing a white t-shirt and blue jean shorts. The women with the suspect was described as being around 18 years old, about 5 feet tall with a thin build and wearing pink shorts and a pink shirt.
Anyone with information as to where the suspects are located is asked to call St. Cloud Police at 251-1200.
07/07/2012 - 10:00 AM
On Sunday St. Cloud Police were called to the 1400 block of 5th Avenue South for a burglary. A laptop computer was stolen from a bedroom where the window was opened and unlocked.
No suspects have been identified. Anyone with information is asked to call St. Cloud Police at 320-251-1200.
07/06/2012 - 8:55 AM
On Thursday night the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Henry Fire Rescue, Paynesville Ambulance and State Patrol responded to an accident involving two motorcyclists.
The accident happened on County Road 32 in Lake Henry Township. The first driver, Kolby Bushman of Paynesville received severe leg injuries as a result of the crash and was air lifted to North Memorial Hospital from the Paynesville Hospital.
The second driver, Jerico Bushman of Wykoff received non-life threatening injuries and was transported from the Paynesville Hospital to the St. Cloud Hospital.
The accident is still under investigation.Page [ << 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 >> ]
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