On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Ernest Atchison Jr. of St. Paul and Bradley Cook of North Branch were arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with a Maplewood home invasion that turned deadly on Nov. 7.
Maplewood police responded to a report of a robbery in the 1700 block of Gervais Avenue around 1 p.m. Jan. 2 where they found a 75-year-old woman who reported she was held at gunpoint, robbed and strangled.
A litter of feral kittens finds food on a deck in Maplewood back in 2007. The feral mother cat was trapped and spayed, so she couldn’t have more kittens. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Trap-Neuter-Return likely method
In a residential strip of Maplewood bordering St. Paul, two neighbors are at odds when it comes to dealing with stray and feral cats that inhabit their streets.
One has been trapping the cats and bringing them in to be set up for adoption or euthanized, depending on their condition.
Tennin found at private residence in Illinois
Todd Larry Tennin, 31, the suspect in the Aug. 23 fatal shooting of April Tennin, his wife, has been arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force on Sept. 3 without incident. He will be held at the Lake County, Illinois Jail.
North St. Paul police were provided this photo of the suspect in a lewd-conduct case as he fled by foot along Margaret Street Aug. 25, pursued by bookstore owner Kathryn Harris and a customer. (submitted photo)
Police investigation underway
Shortly before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, a man bolted out of the Paperbacks Plus bookstore, 2539 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, with two women on his heels.
The man had allegedly exposed himself to a customer inside the store. She reported the incident to the owner, who, accompanied by another customer, took off after him in an attempt to keep tabs on him until police were contacted.
Sleeping woman awakens to blows in Oakdale home
An Oakdale man who attacked his wife with a hammer while she was sleeping last fall pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted murder — the most serious charge against him — in Washington County District Court Monday, Aug. 17.
Prosecuting attorney Siv Yurichuk said it was a "straight plea," meaning there will be no sentencing agreement for 32-year-old Brian Thomas Henjum.