Gerret Parks had been arrested in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the last two weeks but was released on bail both times. Police think he's responsible for several cases of heavy objects being thrown at passing vehicles, injuring drivers and damaging cars.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
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Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
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North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
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One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
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Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
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Bloomington man in custody for allegedly throwing vise at moving car
It follows an incident where National Guard Sgt. Jon Stacke was injured when a metal vise broke through his windshield while he was driving on Normandale Boulevard Monday. KARE 11 reports Stacke is expected to recover after undergoing multiple surgeries. This is the sixth time since January 18 that a vehicle was hit by an object in Bloomington.
Alleged vise thrower arrested a second time
A man accused of throwing a vise into traffic and injuring a driver was arrested again just hours after he was released on bail. Police say he sped past a police station then failed to pull over as squad cars gave chase. When he finally stopped the vehicle, police say he continued to resist.
Judge sets $100K bail in crash that killed St. Paul student
A Ramsey County judge set bail Monday at $100,000 for Carlos Viveros-Colorado, 50. He has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a crash Thursday in which his vehicle went careening down a 50-foot embankment and fatally struck Clarisse Grime, 16, near Harding High School in St. Paul. His sister says he is undocumented and in the country illegally.
Bail set at $6M for man accused of killing 3 in Brooklyn Park
Bail has been set at $6 million for the St. Louis man accused of killing three people in a Brooklyn Park home and daycare center last month. Eddie Mosley, 34, appeared in court Friday on charges that he shot and killed Delois Brown and her parents, James and Clover Bolden on April 9.
Water jugs, vise among bizarre projectiles Bloomington vandal accused of hurling at drivers
Gerret Parks, a Bloomington man is behind bars facing charges for allegedly throwing objects at passing motorists. In one case, police say he threw a vise that broke through a windshield and smashed the driver's face. Police have counted 14 incidents and linked Parks to five of them, the Star Tribune reports.
Vise thrower sentenced to more than 6 years in prison
Gerret Parks of Bloomington was sentenced to six years and three months in prison Tuesday morning after admitting to throwing dangerous items, including a bench vise, at oncoming vehicles in Bloomington. District Judge Lyonel Norris said he was left "speechless" by the crimes and described Parks as a "disturbed person."
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