April Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Fulton, Linden Hills, Armatage, Kenny, Lynnhurst

Forced entry property crimes

April 11 Between 5 p.m. and 6:50 a.m., an unknown suspect forced entry to a home on the 4900 block of Emerson in Lynnhurst and took unlisted item(s).

April 12 At about 1:40 a.m., officers saw a male walking on the sidewalk near 52nd & Penn carrying a scooter. Officers noted that there have been a number of garage burglaries and thefts from motor vehicles in this area. 21-year-old Adam Lloyd Tymeson of 6037 Penn Ave South was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant for carrying prohibited weapons. Tymeson has prior convictions in Minnesota for possession/sale of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

April 21 Between April 21 and 24, an unknown suspect broke into a vehicle which was parked in the driveway of a home on the 4400 block of Zenith in Linden Hills and took change.

April 25 At about noon, police were dispatched to a theft from person at 50th & Xerxes. The victim told police that a suspect attempted to take her cell phone out of her hand. The victim stated that the suspect fled from the area after she screamed. Squads checked the area but did not find the suspect.

April 26 Between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m., an unknown suspect entered a vehicle which was parked on the street on the 4200 block of Ewing in Linden Hills and rummaged through it.

April 27 At about 11:10 p.m., a suspect kicked in the front door of an occupied home on the 5800 block of Vincent in Armatage. The suspect entered the home and then left.

April 27 Police responded to what appeared to be a burglary at a home on the 4900 block of Drew which occurred between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Police developed information about a possible suspect.

April 30 Between April 30 and May 4, an unknown suspect attempted to enter a garage on the 4900 block of Zenith through a window on the wall facing the alley. The window was pushed in and the pane was cracked, but steel bars bolted to the window frame prevented entry.

 

Other incidents

April 14 Between 9 and 10 p.m., a resident noticed a vehicle parked on the street in front of a home on the 4500 block of Vincent in Linden Hills. At about 10 p.m., the resident heard fireworks exploding and saw three males standing on the sidewalk just south of the home. The resident told the males to leave, which they did. At about 10:30 p.m., the males returned and threw between five and seven eggs at the house. The resident's surveillance camera may have recorded the suspects' activities.

April 15 At about 3 a.m., officers came across a male on the 4900 block of Upton who appeared to be intoxicated. 18-year-old Dylan Michael Claggett of 3351 Dupont Ave South was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant for loitering with intent to buy or sell narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

April 19 At about 6:30 p.m., police were dispatched regarding a suspected intoxicated person at 59th & Emerson in Kenny. This was the second call regarding this person within 90 minutes. Officers found the suspect, who was intoxicated, uncooperative, and had an open bottle of vodka in a clear plastic bag. 46-year-old David Gene Hunnicutt, who listed the Salvation Army Harbor Light shelter at 1010 Currie Ave as his address, was arrested for open bottle.

April 21 At about 12:50 a.m., police attempted to stop a vehicle which was traveling erratically. The vehicle fled from police, then stopped abruptly. Two people got out and fled on foot. Officers found the driver a short time later at 53rd & Upton. 21-year-old Peter Randall Brinkhaus of 5341 3rd Ave South was arrested for driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and open bottle in a motor vehicle.

April 23 At about 6:40 p.m., police cited 20-year-old Jaime Frederick Dudovitz of 3942 York Ave South for possession of drug paraphernalia and petty misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana at 41st & Upton in Linden Hills.

April 27 At about 10:35 a.m., police were dispatched regarding a suspicious occupied vehicle parked behind an apartment building on the 4400 block of Beard in Linden Hills. Officers found the vehicle with two occupants asleep inside. Officers arrested 27-year-old Albert George Cox of New Hope for a misdemeanor warrant out of Edina for driving an uninsured vehicle and two misdemeanor warrants out of Minnetonka for theft. Officers arrested 27-year-old Kelsey Marie Burton of Maple Grove for a felony warrant out of Bloomington for financial transaction card fraud. Officers found drug paraphernalia in the trunk of the vehicle and in the female suspect's purse. Cox has prior convictions in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties for releasing a harmful substance with intent to injure/coerce/molest, theft (5), theft from person, 5th degree assault, and a number of traffic, driver's license, and vehicle insurance offenses. Burton has prior convictions in Minnesota for underage consumption of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia (2), and theft by swindle.

May 2 At about 8:40 a.m., a male exposed himself to a victim while standing in the driveway of a home on the 4600 block of Drew in Linden Hills. The suspect had his sweatpants down around his ankles. The suspect went westbound on 47th St and was gone when police arrived.

May 3 At about 12:25 p.m., an officer saw a male standing in a grassy area posted for No Trespassing near the westbound off-ramp of Crosstown Highway 62 and Xerxes Ave. 36-year-old Mark David Nielson of Faribault was cited for trespassing.

May 6 At about 6 p.m., a pop bottle which had been placed by an unknown suspect at the front door of a home on the 4600 block of Emerson in Lynnhurst exploded. Police stated that the bottle contained some sort of chemically activated explosive device. The Bomb unit responded to the incident.