User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


39° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Suspect In Minn. Officer's Killing Has Extensive Record

July 31, 2014, 8:44 AM

Suspect In Minn. Officer's Killing Has Extensive Record
MINNEAPOLIS, MN -

The suspect in the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer has an extensive criminal record.

Authorities say 39-year-old Brian George Fitch Sr. is a career criminal who got out of prison in February on supervised release for a burglary conviction and was already a wanted fugitive again on a Department of Corrections warrant.

His record also includes convictions or arrests for theft, terroristic threats, assault, drug offenses, escaping custody and fleeing police officers.

Records show he's also been to court several times for failing to pay or provide child support to several different women.

Police say Fitch had been living in the South St. Paul and West St. Paul area.

Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, 47, was fatally shot about 12:20 p.m. after pulling over a car just past the city border in West St. Paul in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, police said. He died later at Regions Hospital.

Hundreds Gather To Mourn Slain Officer

Hundreds of people came together at a candlelight vigil to honor a Mendota Heights police officer killed while making a traffic stop in West St. Paul.

Some placed flowers, balloons, small American flags and other mementoes curbside where Officer Scott Patrick was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon.

The crowd at Wednesday night's vigil cheered when someone yelled that there had been an arrest in the officer's death.

Mendota Heights Mayor Sandra Krebsbach says Patrick's death is a devastating loss to the city and the police department. Krebsbach describes Patrick as a dedicated officer, yet jovial with an easygoing disposition.

The 47-year-old officer served the Mendota Heights department for 19 years. He was a husband and father of two teenage daughters.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Four Dead In Sisseton Shooting

11/22/2014 7:09 AM

South Dakota authorities are searching for a Sisseton man following a shooting early Saturday morning that left four people dead and another person in...

Full Story
Name Of Person Who Died In Deadly Crash Released

11/16/2014 1:35 PM

Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a crash on Interstate 29 near Brookings on Saturday.

Full Story
UPDATE: Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead In Home

11/22/2014 10:40 AM

Colter Richard Arbach has been located and identified as one of the four people shot and killed this morning in Sisseston.

Full Story
New Charges Filed Against Faith Rasmussen

11/19/2014 4:59 PM

She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.

Full Story
SF Teen Surprised By Garth Brooks

11/19/2014 2:17 PM

A legendary country music star gives support to a Sioux Falls family while their teenage daughter was in a Minneapolis hospital last week.

Full Story


Events