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14-Year-Old Arrested for Possession of Metal Knuckles, Two Switchblades

The Edina Police Department's Crime Activity Report for Dec. 16 to Dec. 29.

All information taken from the Dec. 30, 2013, Crime Activity Report from the Edina Police Department.

Monday, Dec. 16

- A $144 wallet was stolen from McCormick and Schmick's.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

- A 46-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for stealing a 2003 Toyota Highlander from the 6100 block of York Avenue. The man was also found to have stolen a phone and debit card from a car on the 6100 block of Zenith Ave.

- Music equipment worth $541 shoplifted from the Edina Guitar Center.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

- A 47-year-old Edina woman was arrested for causing a disturbance at the Southdale bus stop.

- A 33-year-old Warroad, Minn., man was arrested for driving drunk on the 4900 block of France Ave.

Thursday, Dec. 19

- A 58-year-old Richfield man was arrested for disorderly conduct at the Southdale Macy's.

- Goalie pads worth $1,615 were stolen from the Staubers Goalcrease Training Center on Washington Avenue.

- About $200 of tools were stolen from a garage on the 3400 block of 60th Street.

Friday, Dec. 20

- Someone caused $150 of damage to a mailbox on the 6400 block of Biscayne Blvd.

- A 14-year-old was arrested for possession of two switchblade knives and a set of metal knuckles on the 4700 block of Southview Lane.

- A 44-year-old Edina man was arrested for assault and interfering with a 911 call on the 300 block of Madison Ave.

- A 15- and a 16-year-old were arrested for smoking behind bushes near the Braemar Arena.

Saturday, Dec. 21

- A 50-year-old Edina woman was arrested for driving drunk and possession of marijuna on the 4400 block of Parklawn Ave.

- A Hopkins man and a Minneapolis woman were arrested for dodging a $21 cab fare at the Fairview-Southdale Hospital.

Sunday, Dec. 22

- Tires and rims worth $2,500 were stolen from a car parked on the 6300 block of Barrie Rd.

Monday, Dec. 23

- A 59-year-old Richfield woman was arrested for shoplifting $206 of merchandise from the York Ave Cub Foods.

- Purses worth $5,448 were stolen from the Edina Galleria.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

- Two people stole $1,250 of cash from an apartment on the 3300 block of Edinborough Way.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

- A laptop and a tablet, worth $5,141, were stolen from an apartment on the 7100 block of York Ave.

Thursday, Dec. 26

- An office on the 7400 block of Metro Blvd was burglarized.

- A 29-year-old Eden Prairie man was arrested for stealing $344 of clothes from the Southdale Macy's.

- A 65-year-old Edina woman was arrested for driving drunk on the 7100 block of York Ave.

- A man was assaulted as he walked past a gas station on the 3900 block of 70th Street.

Friday, Dec. 27

- Silverware worth $1,400 was stolen from an apartment on the 7500 block of York Ave.

- A resident of the 5100 block of Duggan Plaza was defrauded out of $6,072 in a real estate scam.
David F January 09, 2014 at 09:31 AM
The 14 year old with the metal knuckles and switchblades is a little disturbing. Is there anyway to find out if this was an Edina resident and a student at Southview?
Mike B. January 09, 2014 at 01:06 PM
The vast majority of crime committed in Edina is from those who live outside the area. Most commonly, the perpetrators are from Minneapolis or Richfield.
David F January 10, 2014 at 01:25 AM
There is an article in the recent Sun Current and the juvenile was arrested inside South View Middle school during school hours and is apparently a student. This is pretty serious and not sure why the school did not communicate this to parents. Student arrested at South View Middle School By Lisa Kaczke January 8, 2014 at 3:13 pm A 14-year-old boy was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon on Friday, Dec. 20, at South View Middle School, 4725 South View Lane. He was arrested during school hours. The ninth-grader was in possession of two switchblade-type knives and a set of metal knuckles. There was not any indication of motive, according to Edina police. The weapons were found in the course of an investigation, Edina Public Schools Communications Director Susan Brott said. The district is proceeding with discipline according to district policy, she said.

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