A 25-year-old South St. Paul man was cited for misdemeanor theft after police received a report June 21 of a suspicious person with a flashlight behind Duffy’s Service Center, 701 Broadway Ave. Police found a Ford pickup with Minnesota license plates parked behind the business containing a variety of items taken from Duffy’s.
Two residents in the 1100 block of Fifth Street reported June 28 someone took items from their vehicles.
The owner of J. Michael Homes Inc. in Maplewood reported June 29 the theft of tools, copper pipes and electrical wiring from a home under construction in the 1000 block. Numerous holes were punched in the drywall and pieces were pulled off to access the wiring, according to the police report.
A resident in the 1400 block of 14th Avenue reported July 1 someone took a package from her door step.
A resident in the 1300 block of Fifth Street reported July 9
Torrent’s office in a strip mall near Prescott’s Tractor Supply store is being closed, for example.
“We didn’t spend enough time there,” he said, concluding it’s amounted to a place mainly for storage–and expensive storage, at that.
Moreover, Roeder likes getting out into the community. He said church members held a party featuring a chili cook-off in an area barn, besides a party where they dressed in Halloween costumes. They’ve gone to the assisted living complex in Ellsworth, where they built a raised planter for flowers and expect to build more. On the same day, they were at the Borner Farm in Prescott, sanding down furniture and serving pizzas.
They’ve conducted Bible studies at the former, he said, and hope to feed families in need for Easter at the latter. These types of projects are included in what’s called the “Faith Works” program for the church.
DETROIT, MI (AP) – There is increasing pressure to expand an airbag recall that already includes nearly 8 million vehicles.
The recall was originally issued in late 2013, then expanded in early 2014. Until now, the vehicles recalled have been concentrated in states with humid climates, but officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are asking automakers to expand it nationwide.
The inflator mechanisms in the airbags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Safety advocates say at least four people have died because of the problem and there have been multiple injuries. They also say more than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are equipped with the faulty airbags.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warned people whose cars have been recalled during the past two years for faulty airbag inflators to take