17 September 2021
Second layer of fencing and barricades deployed at BrooklynCenter Police Department
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin said Thursday that he will not testify at his murder trial for the death of George Floyd and will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination
David Villareal was arrested April 14 on multiple charges, including Sex Assault of a Student by School Staff
Kim Potter, a white ex-police officer, faces her first court appearance in the traffic-stop shooting of Daunte Wright, a Black motorist, that has engulfed a small Minneapolis suburb with four straight days of bitter conflict between protesters and police
Police say a 61-year-old man assaulted a Menard's employee and struck an officer with a hammer after a mask-related dispute in Hutchinson, Minnesota Wednesday
Lowry Ave N and Emerson Ave N, multiple 911 calls on an unoccupied vehicle blocking the intersection. Black GMC, OH plate GUF2917
4th straight night of uncivil unrest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department. 24 arrests were made tonight after the 10 pm curfew, no tear gas was used tonight. Pepper balls, pepper spray, flash bangs were used
No tear gas was used tonight but there was plenty of pepper spray
4th straight night in a row of uncivil unrest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department. 24 arrests were made tonight after the 10 pm curfew, no tear gas was used tonight. Pepper balls, pepper spray, flash bangs were used tonight
There is an abandoned vehicle in the middle of Lowry & Emerson Ave. N., though, with its doors open and blocking the intersection, reported by firefighters. Advising MPD
MINNEAPOLIS: Report of bus stop on fire near Lowry Ave. N. & Fremont Ave. N
Minneapolis, St. Paul Won't Impose Curfews Wednesday Night; Brooklyn Center And Others Will
A man took a drag from his cigarette as he was told he was under arrest by State Troopers in the Pump N Munch parking lot in Brooklyn Center, Minn earlier tonight
MINNEAPOLIS: National Guard members reported being harassed by two males in a black sedan near E. Lake St. & Snelling Ave. - The two were said to be driving recklessly and "taunting" soldiers. - The vehicle circled a few times and left, but MPD squads were checking the area
The convoy's started inching forward, leading two large buses with bars on the windows. We know people arrested last night were rounded up into buses
Washington Co Sheriff and Edina Police vehicles here
Not as many items being thrown - law enforcement move in, to move out protesters
National Guard and Minnesota State Patrol vehicles are staging near the Brooklyn Center Police Department. Curfew goes into effect at 10 p.m
A line of police pushes into the crowd
They've cleared the blocks around the front of the police station
Police moved in in formation and cleared the area in front of the Brooklyn Center police station
Stabbing at shelter. Police arrived, person stabbed in back. 20xx Cedar Ave S Suspect reportedly fled toward LRT
MINNEAPOLIS: STABBING - Cedar Ave. & 20th Ave. S. - Officers are out with the victim, who has a stab wound to the back. The suspect may have fled on foot to the Franklin Ave. LRT stop
It is all out war tonight at the BrooklynCenter police station. Watch closely as the officers spray the crowd with a chemical agent.
Curfew in Brooklyn Center starts at 10pm. While we've seen people leave the protest, we've also seen people just now show up. Another clash with law enforcement feels inevitable
Large convoy of Minnesota National Guard heading North on Highway 100 from the West Metro
Acting city manager Reggie Edwards confirmed former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter will receive her pension since she resigned. See @rilyneischens story from earlier today:
The former Minnesota police officer who shot and killed 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright is going to face charges. The Washington County Attorney says Kim Potter will face a second-degree manslaughter charge. The shooting happened on Sunday in Brooklyn Center
Strip mall on Humboldt Avenue North near the police station
1st Alarm Apartment Fire - 47xx Welcome Ave. N. - West Metro Fire is on scene of a 3 story apartment building and are reporting a working fire in the building. It is unknown if anyone is inside. Mutual aid is being provided by Golden Valley and Plymouth
47xx Welcome Ave N - Structure fire. Reported to be a six unit building with thick black smoke showing. Golden Valley, West Metro and Plymouth fire responding
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a multi-vehicle crash that shut down Hwy. 169 on the border of Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove early Wednesday morning
More than 60 people were arrested following a third night of protesters clashing with police in Brooklyn Center over the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright
2 am in Minneapolis, and the National Guard is on the move downtown. The city and surrounding area are all currently under curfew Minneapolis NationalGuard
Lines of Minnesota State Troopers pushed the crowd north as they started to clear the area in front of the Brooklyn Center Police station BrooklynCenter Minnesota
Police are dispersing crowds in Brooklyn Center, MN - also kicking press out
A line of press along the concrete barricades as police behind them fire off flash bangs and smoke bombs against a wall of umbrellas outside the station BrooklynCenter
Police back on site at drug store, 54th and Lyndale Ave S for suspicious activity (same site that had a reported "improvise flammable device" last night)
65th & N. Humboldt Ave. is secured by National Guardsmen. The Brooklyn Center Police Dept. is located at 6645 N. Humboldt Ave. All surrounding roadways are secured as well
Crowd control munitions fired off as night fell and the police presence outside the station increased
A Bearcat moves toward the street as police advanced and more crowd control munitions were fired
A 3rd Precinct MPD squad was dispatched to Regions to take the shooting report
MPD Deputy Chief Amelia Huffman reported there were no confirmed reports of looting or business burglaries in Minneapolis as of just after midnight
Some fires have been started in Brooklyn Center
The victim at the hospital in St. Paul said the shooting happening in south Minneapolis, but there was not a more specific location given
Brooklyn Center Tuesday: A crowd of nearly 1,000 marched for the third consecutive day of protests after the police shooting of Daunte Wright
ST. PAUL: A gunshot wound victim just arrived at the hospital, reportedly shot in the hand. No location for the original incident yet
A massive caravan of hundreds of National Guard and unmarked police vehicles just rolled through BrooklynCenter
ST PAUL: *Shots Fired at Officer* - Idaho Ave E & Barclay St - An officer in the area reports their squad car was just struck by gunfire. The officer is uninjured, however the squad car has damage. The suspect was in a small sedan, believed to have fled southbound from the area
Just policemen and soldiers, firing from armored vehicles into crowds they outnumber
St. Paul police are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside an apartment building on the 400 block of Front Ave.
Chaotic scene tonight outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department where it seems the police and military greatly out number protesters. They are shooting from tanks
Shots fired at a police officers patrol vehicle in St. Paul, MN LOCATION: East Idaho Avenue & Barclay Street The officer is not injured, and the suspect fled south in a sedan
Rioters attacking a line of National Guard vehicles
Objects being thrown at the National Guard trucks that are driving through the crowd in front of the Brooklyn Center Police Department Dauntewright
MEDIA AVAILABILITY A Saint Paul Police Department PIO will hold a media availability about the homicide investigation that started today after a woman was found dead on the 400 block of Front Avenue. TIME: 9:50 p.m. LOCATION: 419 Front Ave., Saint Paul, Minn
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