Coronavirus updates for West St. Paul and the surrounding communities, including closings and cancellations.
Suspects rented a U-Haul pickup truck to rob a Wells Fargo ATM. When the plan failed, they led police on a lengthy chase in the West Metro.
One person is dead and another arrested early Monday morning in West St. Paul.
West St. Paul’s Jerry Cotton served as a trailblazing deputy, a mentor, and an inspiration. He passed away in 2006, but his legacy lives on through a memorial scholarship.
West St. Paul’s 2019 annual report shows shoplifting is up 83%. So far it’s limited to retail chains and isn’t impacting local businesses or neighborhoods.
We talk with newly appointed Police Chief Brian Sturgeon about a range of issues, including recruitment, training, use of force, mental health checks, and more.