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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Lakeville Firefighters Battle Three Weekend Fires

Lakeville Firefighters Battle Three Weekend Fires

A barn in Elko New Market is a total loss after a very early Sunday morning fire.
Three Shot Outside Liquor Store: Police, Court and Fire Roundup

Three Shot Outside Liquor Store: Police, Court and Fire Roundup

The top police, fire and court stories from our Twin Cities Patch sites include a woman who died after a crash on an icy road.
Dakota County Drug Task Force Recovers Over 80 Pounds of Marijuana

Dakota County Drug Task Force Recovers Over 80 Pounds of Marijuana

A Hastings man now faces a felony charge and up to 25 years in prison.
Lakeville PD Hosts Crime Scene Photography Class

Lakeville PD Hosts Crime Scene Photography Class

The class, held earlier this month, focused on elements needed to take photographs of evidence.
Woman Punches, Knees Pregnant Woman’s Stomach, Police Say: Crime Roundup

Woman Punches, Knees Pregnant Woman’s Stomach, Police Say: Crime Roundup

The top police, fire and court stories from our Twin Cities Patch sites include a business license suspension after employee takes cash from officer for “massage.”
Medical Examiner: Cold and Alcohol Contributed to Andrea Marker's Death

Medical Examiner: Cold and Alcohol Contributed to Andrea Marker's Death

Lakeville resident Andrea Marker was found dead outside on a dangerously cold day early last week.
Lakeville Police Arrest 24 During Enhanced DWI Enforcement

Lakeville Police Arrest 24 During Enhanced DWI Enforcement

Minnesota law enforcement agencies arrested 2,453 impaired drivers as part of an enhanced DWI enforcement campaign.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Firefighters Battle Garage Blaze in Extremely Cold Temperatures: Fire Roundup

Firefighters Battle Garage Blaze in Extremely Cold Temperatures: Fire Roundup

The fire stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include a grocery store that had to discard food contaminated by smoke.
College Coach Accused Of Having Sex With Teenager: Police and Court Roundup

College Coach Accused Of Having Sex With Teenager: Police and Court Roundup

The top police and court stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include a car plunging off an overpass and onto a frozen pond.
Lakeville Man Convicted in Theft Cases

Lakeville Man Convicted in Theft Cases

Matthew Dyllon Danay pleaded guilty to stealing a bike worth $2,200 and, in a separate incident, to possession of burglary tools.
Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home Identified

Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home Identified

Lakeville police continue to investigate.
Police: Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home

Police: Woman Found Dead Outside Lakeville Home

The woman, who is in her 30s, was found on Illinois Court in Lakeville by family members.
Lakeville Man Charged in I-35 Crash that Killed Teen

Lakeville Man Charged in I-35 Crash that Killed Teen

Tyler David Henry is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and other related charges in the crash that killed Rosemount High School graduate Jordan R. Huver.
No Injuries in Jefferson Court Fire in Lakeville

No Injuries in Jefferson Court Fire in Lakeville

The Monday afternoon fire occurred during a wind chill warning of 40 to 50 below.
Man Dies in Rollover Crash, But Passenger Not Injured: Crime Roundup

Man Dies in Rollover Crash, But Passenger Not Injured: Crime Roundup

The top police, court and fire stories from our Patch sites in the Twin Cities this week include a woman who slashed another woman’s face with a butcher knife.
Lakeville Man Charged in Two Theft Cases

Lakeville Man Charged in Two Theft Cases

Police originally arrested the young man after receiving a tip from a resident who reported a suspicious person walking between houses and across driveways in the neighborhood.
19 of the Strangest Minnesota Crimes of 2013

19 of the Strangest Minnesota Crimes of 2013

With sex toys, racing pigeons, naked burglaries and more, the past year had some crazy moments.
Top Crime Stories of 2013: Vehicular Homicide and a Bank Robbery

Top Crime Stories of 2013: Vehicular Homicide and a Bank Robbery

Here are the top Lakeville crime stories by month in 2013.