MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Police chief arrested in prostitution sting
ROBBINSDALE, Minn. -- A prostitution sting in Coon Rapids in February led to ten arrests, including the police chief of nearby Robbinsdale. Arresting officers were not aware at the time of the arrest that Steve Smith was a member of law enforcement. The Robbinsdale city council received Smith's resignation and notification of last months arrest on Saturday. Captain Jim Franzen has been appointed Acting Chief. Smith will be in court today (Mon).