Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Two boys were Tased at Tanners Lake Park earlier this week.
Two 17-year-old boys trying to sell an iPhone were allegedly Tased at Tanners Lake Park on Tuesday. According to the initial complaint, police responded to an aggravated robbery report. The complainant said that his son came home and reported that he had been Tased by a stun gun at the park. The boy said he and his friend were meeting a man at the park to sell an iPhone. The suspect arrived with two other men and they got into the boy's car. The boy said that the men grabbed both both boys around the neck and restrained them while the third man Tased the boys. The men then took one of the boy's cell phones. The phone was valued at $500. Police observed a scratch on the boy's neck, according to the initial complaint. Like us on …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Woodbury police use cell phone application to find man following robbery.
Woodbury police were able to use a cell phone application to locate a man who now faces a charge of simple robbery. At about 1 a.m. Tuesday a man was walking near the intersection of Woodlane Drive and Valley Creek Road when another man, identified as Eric Martinez, approached him and offered to sell him drugs, said Woodbury Police Cmdr. Jay Alberio. When the man said he didn’t want any drugs, Martinez, of Oakdale, threatened him and the man gave up his wallet and cell phone, Alberio said. Martinez, 36, did not brandish a weapon, he said. Officers used the iPhone application to locate Martinez in St. Paul, where he was arrested by Woodbury officers with the assistance of the St. Paul Police Department, Alberio said. The man’s phone and …
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Taking your new iPhone for a spin? Download the Patch app for quick access to local news and events.
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Sunday, December 25, 2011
Lucky enough to get a mobile device this holiday season? Let's put it to work learning about your community. Patch has apps for iPhones and Android phones, and also makes it easy for you to upload photos, news and comments from anywhere. Here's a look at a few ways you can connect with Patch through your mobile device. Patch for iPhone Patch for iPhone keeps customers connected to the latest news, weather, local business listings and current events happening in their neighborhood. Patch’s app will keep them engaged and mobile by delivering 24/7 local community coverage. The Patch app's useful features include: Plus, they can save anything from favorite stories to business listings direct to the iPhone for easy offline access. …