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The Rochester Police Department is looking for any information that can help resolve open active case files. We showcase the recent ones below, however to see all of them - click on the active cases tab at the top.

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    Theft from Denny's S. Broadway

    On 6-11-17 at 1233 hrs, Denny's management reported a subject entered the business and took money from the safe. Surveillance video shows the suspect is white or light-skinned male, about 6', thin, we ...

    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
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    Home Invasion Robbery at the Quarters Apartments

    The Quarters Apartments, Rochester, MN. Subjects are considered armed and dangerous. If you recognize anyone in attached video or have any information regarding this incident, please contact Rochest ...

    Thursday, 18 May 2017
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    AT&T Store Robbery

    Robbery of AT&T at 430 Crossroads Drive in Rochester, MN. Occurred August 23, 2016 at about 1230 pm, in a busy shopping center near a Highway that would lead to I-90. Five suspects arrived toge ...

    Wednesday, 21 September 2016
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Rochester Crime Stoppers

What do people do when they want to ‘do the right thing’ because they know of a crime or have information that may help, but they are too close to the crime and are scared or fear retaliation?

Where does a parent go that loves their child but says in an anonymous tip “I just want him away from my daughter” referring to a fugitive sex offender wanted on a warrant in Texas but now in Minnesota?

How does a former drug dealer turn over a new leaf without incurring personal harm saying “I am scared to go there anymore I know they will hurt me”?

Rochester/Olmsted Crime Stoppers is affiliated with MN Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers of Minnesota provides an Alternative to Silence when it is difficult or impossible to report known information about a crime.  For over thirty years Crime Stoppers of Minnesota has been collecting tips about crime and paying rewards to help fight crime and solve cases. 


Now you and your community can help solve some of the crimes in our city and take fugitives off the street!


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Rochester Police Department and Olmsted County Sheriff's Department are proudly and actively a part of MN Crimestoppers. If you have any information that could lead to an arrest or assist Law Enforcement in solving a crime - you are encouraged to submit a tip knowingly or anonymously.

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