In an incident strikingly similar to one that occurred Saturday, St. Paul police arrested two men Wednesday afternoon after one of them waved a gun at them, prompting an officer to fire. The shot did not hit anyone. Police were working on a case involving people who might illegally possess a weapon. Officers encountered a group of men in the block of Stillwater Avenue just after noon Wednesday.
They saw that one of the men had a gun; he ignored demands to drop it. An officer, who was not immediately identified, fired a single round from his weapon. Police arrested the suspect after a short foot chase. Paul and Quincy Lee Morrow, 25, of St. Police also recovered two guns. Both men were being held on suspicion of being an ineligible person in possession of a firearm.
The officer will be placed on a three-day administrative leave, department policy after an officer fires his weapon.
No further information was available Wednesday night. Paul officer fired his weapon when a suspect allegedly brandished a gun during a stop of a suspicious vehicle in the block of Arkwright Street.
Police said neither the officer nor the two suspects — who were arrested — were injured in the morning incident on the East Side. District Judge Donovan Frank in St. Paul sentenced John Lee Bartel to 15 years in prison. He pleaded guilty May 31 to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
He was barred from having the gun because of his criminal record. Bartel, 33, led police on a high-speed chase through a neighborhood on St. During the pursuit, Bartel drove his Yukon truck off the road, crashing it in a ravine. He got out of the vehicle holding something in his hand; police ordered him to stop, but he dropped the object and ran.
Police found it was a. Bartel was located and arrested. He has no known address. His previous Ramsey County convictions include burglary, motor vehicle theft and fleeing police in a motor vehicle. Jackson said his last day as chief will be Feb. Rybak said he will nominate John Fruetel to succeed him. In a letter to Rybak and city council members, Jackson said serving as chief has been one of his greatest achievements.
Hamilton, a Level 3 sex offender, served a prison sentence in November for the rape of a Minneapolis woman but remained on parole.
Applications for anyone interested in open-enrolling in an Anoka-Hennepin school for the first time or attending a specialty school are due the same day, according to the district.
Applications will be approved based on space and disciplinary history. The city council voted in mid-October to proceed with the connection. The upcoming meeting will offer residents a chance to review planned parking, sidewalk, streetscape and storm-sewer improvements ahead of the project.
Construction is expected to begin this spring. Updates will be posted at cityofroseville. Contact Dean Findell at dean. Students are also awarded a personal college adviser to help plan for their future. Applications are due Jan. Eligible students must be graduating in from a partnering Twin Cities public high school, which includes all the high schools in the Anoka-Hennepin school district, have an unweighted grade-point average of at least 3.
Students also must demonstrate financial need and have plans to attend a public or private four-year institution in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota or South Dakota or a historically black college or university. For more information or to apply, go to wallinpartners. Al Franken will hear from community members about education policy, including the expected upcoming debate to overhaul the No Child Left Behind law.
Franken is touring classrooms in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school district earlier in the day, meeting with honor students and members of a high school robotics team. Jonelle Salemi, 36, was last seen walking away from the Hastings Walmart after becoming separated from staff of an Inver Grove Heights group home where she lives. Store video shows her walking across the parking lot, which is just north of Minnesota Salemi has an unspecified mental illness, and because of her condition and lack of medication, it is feared she has become confused and disoriented, Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell said.
She does not have access to money or a car and has a very limited social network, Schnell said. Salemi is about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a medium build. She has blue eyes and black shoulder-length hair. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call or Hastings police at Local residents will read favorite stories or book passages.
Anyone interested in being a reader should call the Park Grove Library at or the Hardwood Creek Library at The site, at Cottage Grove Drive, will be open from 9 a. Wreaths, garlands and yard waste also will be accepted. Flocked trees and wreaths will not be accepted. Questions about the compost site should be directed to Composting Concepts at Darrin Anderson, 36, of Middle River, Minn.
Defense attorneys claimed in their appeal that the sentence was unreasonable. A three-judge panel of the 8th U. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis upheld the sentence in an opinion released Wednesday. The incident happened about 1 p. The bus and semi crashed after swerving to avoid a van making an illegal U-turn through a crossover onto eastbound I, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. The semi entered the median, and the bus was driven onto the shoulder.
Information on those injured was not immediately available. A bus from the Baldwin-Woodville school district took the remaining bus passengers from the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the State Patrol. Tilley said the grant was federal money administered by Minnesota. Mary Williams, was criticized last month for holding a hearing in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb hundreds of miles from the mine site.
She has now decided to hold a hearing at a motel in Hurley on Wednesday. He said she heard enough outrage over the West Allis site that she thought a northern hearing justified. Scott Walker plans to deliver his second State of the State speech Jan.
No foul play is suspected in the death of Barker, of Rice Lake, but police and fire departments continue to look into the incident, said investigating officer Tracy Hom. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but it appears the vehicle caught fire after getting stuck in the snow, Hom said.