A high-speed chase in Shakopee and Savage ended with the driver’s arrest and the seizure of 83 grams of methamphetamine and 8.5 grams of heroin on May 13, police said.
Khalid Said Barre, 28, of Minneapolis was charged with first-degree assault, first-degree aggravated robbery and theft of a motor vehicle after police said he assaulted and injured a taxi driver and drove off with the vehicle at Fairfield Inn on May 14.
An Eagan man and Prior Lake boy died in the April 1 crash on Scott County Highway 21, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Friday.
Two people died and a juvenile was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of County Highway 21 and Natchez Avenue in Credit River Township, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
Local law enforcement is fielding a large number of calls about Minnesota’s stay-at-home order, but most questions and concerns are better directed to the state, several law enforcement agencies said this week.
New measures aim to limit law enforcement’s exposure to COVID-19, but responses to life-and-death emergencies won’t be affected, local first responders said this week.
Scott County officials in recent days said they're meeting bi-weekly to plan for the coronavirus and what they'll do in case of a local outbreak.
The novel coronavirus spreading around the world is in the same family of viruses as your typical cold. Its symptoms could often be mistaken for the seasonal flu.
A drug sale led to the killing of a Burnsville teen in Savage last week, police said Thursday.
A Belle Plaine man faces a felony charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct after investigators said he assaulted a 15-year-old Shakopee girl in Prior Lake last year.
A Wayzata woman was charged with felony deprivation of parental rights after three children were found in Wisconsin a day after they were reported missing from their Savage home.
When Danielle Heier attended the Shakopee Fire Department’s recruitment night two years ago, she admitted she didn’t fully know what she was getting into.
Four members of local law enforcement have received the Morris A. Miller Health Hero Award for their actions saving a man’s life in Credit River Township this summer.
Sent on Friday and received at the start of the week, a special letter made its way to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
The man whose Scott County rape charges were dropped in November is in prison this month for violating probation in Carver County case by failing to meet his predatory offender registration requirements.
Scott County public safety officials this month said they don’t believe there’s a threat to public safety after charges were dropped against the 27-year-old man previously accused of attacking and raping a 20-year-old woman in Jordan last year.
The Scott County Attorney’s Office has dropped all charges against a 27-year-old Excelsior man accused of raping a 20-year-old woman near the SCALE facility in Jordan in August 2018 after DNA retesting found samples had been mixed up.
A two-vehicle crash involving a bus in Jackson Township resulted in a towed car and no injuries Wednesday morning, according to the State Patrol.
A 21-year-old Prior Lake woman faces three felony first-degree burglary charges and a felony assault charge after allegedly attacking her former and current boyfriends in two separate incidents last Sunday.
BURNSVILLE — Three men face felony aggravated first-degree robbery charges after authorities said they entered a jewelry store in Burnsville carrying sledgehammers, ordered employees and customers onto the ground, smashed jewelry cases and took off in a stolen van loaded with jewelry and diamonds.
A six-month investigation by Southwest Metro Drug Task Force led to the seizure of 5 pounds of heroin after officers executed search warrants in Carver, Hennepin and Ramsey counties, an Oct. 28 news release from the task force says.
MINNETONKA — Some of the worst cities for driving in Minnesota are right here in the southwest metro, according to new ranking from QuoteWizard by LendingTree.
A fire broke out at a Shakopee car dealership Tuesday afternoon but caused no injuries, the Shakopee Fire Department said.
Paul Jonathon Lindahl was found guilty in Scott County District Court of three counts criminal sexual conduct and one count of malicious punishment of a child on Monday.
Two 19-year-old men were charged with aggravated robbery after Shakopee Police said they stole $2,000 in cash and 13 phones from MetroPCS in Shakopee on Oct. 3.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Sept. 18-Oct. 1. The Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors.
A new smartphone app now used by Scott County has saved lives elsewhere, its developers told local officials this week.
Four adults have been charged after a Minneapolis motorcyclist traveling on a rural road west of Carver was hit by a bullet on June 25.
If a Hennepin County resident asked to see what the supply of prescription painkillers looked like, per person, in their county between 2006 and 2012, they would have 168 pills laid out in front of them for that seven-year period.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Aug. 2 to 6. The Shakopee Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or oth…
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents July 26-30. The Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors.
James Charles Erickson, 40, of St. Paul, has been identified by the Minnesota State Patrol as the man who died in a Tuesday afternoon crash after fleeing from authorities.
The driver who died in a Tuesday afternoon car crash was fleeing a deputy, according to the Carver County Sheriff's Office.
A Chaska man was sentenced to 45 days in county jail and three years probation for engaging in electronic communication relating to sexual contact with a child.
Prior Lake is a few firefighters short of a full fire department, but its fire chief said that hasn’t affected the department’s response to fire and emergency calls around town.
A 17-year-old accused of rape at Prior Lake High School last year will be treated as an adult, a 1st Judicial District judge decided earlier this month.
SHAKOPEE — A former prison guard charged with having sexual contact with an inmate was previously suspended twice for inappropriate behavior.
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