Mounds View Police Department Press Release July 29, 2020

On November 29, 2019, Mounds View Police Officers were dispatched to a medical call with and individual not breathing at the 1000 block of Montclair Ave. Officers attempted life saving measures, but were unsuccessful  and the individual passed away. An autopsy by the Ramsey County medical examiner determined the individual died of a drug overdose and the Mounds View Police Department began a criminal investigation. A possible suspect was identified and a search warrant was excuted which resulted in narcotics and electronic evidence being recovered. This case was sent to the Ramsey County attorney's office which resulted in a warrant being issued for the suspect, who was immediately arrested by Mounds View Police Officers on July 28, 2020. The suspect has been charged with 3rd degree murder and 1st degree manslaughter and is currently in custody at the Ramsey County jail.