Man arrested in Maplewood after burglary, crash

A man was arrested Friday morning in Maplewood after a crash and a reported burglary.

According to Maplewood Police, officers responded to the 2600 block of Margaret Avenue East at 9:05 a.m. on a report of an in-progress burglary. Authorities said the suspect fled from Oakdale police and then crashed his vehicle in the 2600 block of Minnehaha Avenue before running into an occupied home on Margaret Avenue.

Officers from several departments assisted and were able to get the homeowner out of the home safely through a window.

The suspect then attempted to run out a back door of the home and was taken into custody. Police said the man was booked at Ramsey County jail for first-degree burglary.