St. Paul, MN – Last Saturday, now-former Officer Anthony Dean reportedly shot a man wanted for multiple crimes, including kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, and assault with a weapon (a knife). Officers responded to a collision at Maryland Ave and Rice St, where a man was said to have attacked his girlfriend with a steak knife. The suspect (now identified as 31-year-old Joseph Javonte Washington) ran from the collision and broke into a home, where he reportedly stole orange juice.
Washington hid in a dumpster and after tracking him, officers attempted to talk him into coming out peacefully. Attempts for this were unsuccessful and Washington (who appeared to have been [...]