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Feb. 2 - Mailbox damage in the 6500 block of Turner Road. Resident stated he had cleared the snow around the mail box so snow plows could see it. He does not think it was a snow plow that knocked it over. Looks like someone hit it with a baseball bat. Damage estimate is about $40.
Feb. 3 - Mailbox damage in the 7800 block of Pioneer Creek Road.
Feb. 3 - Mailbox damage in the 7300 block of Pioneer Creek Road.
Feb. 5 - Resident received on their home computer, an email from Chase Online stating “Final Notice: Your Bank Account is Suspended and they were monitoring their account for possible fraudulent activity”. The email wanted them to confirm that they or someone was authorized to use their account to made a payment with their Chase Checking Account. The email stated they had suspended their account until they confirmed their identity. They were asked to “help speed up this process, and remove their limitation, confirm their account”. The resident stated they do not have a Chase account. The resident was advised it is a scam, do not respond to it, and delete it. Do not respond as you can’t suspend an account that is not there. But IF they emailed their information, it would be used for fraudulent activity and that is what they are hoping the resident would do. 3800 block of County Line Road.
Feb. 6 - DWI, Blake Edward Giffin, 24 from Shakopee, 4th Degree DWI, DMT .19.
Feb. 8 - Property owner reported damage to property; a snowmobile had run into the end fence post causing it to break in half in the 5800 block of County Road 11. A The post had a warning sign to direct snowmobilers to turn, rather than running into the fence. The post was placed back and the warning sign was able to be seen and the property owner will contact the local snowmobile club about the signs and the fence.
Feb. 8 - Complaint of a snowmobile rider jumping the ditch at Co Rd 6 and Co Rd 19.
Feb. 8 - Resident report a gas odor that smelt like propane in the 7300 block of Highway 12.
Feb. 10 - 45 year old female from Independence called stating she went to make a right turn off of County Road 11 unto Lake Sarah Road, did not realize that the road was not there and went into the ditch. The vehicle was towed out of the ditch.
Feb. 10 - Independence Public Works reported last month a 40 mph speed limit sign was missing from Nelson Road; possibly broken off from a snowplow. A 40 mph sign was observed at a resident’s house on Co Rd 92. It was found the sign was frozen in the ground, it did not have a broken off post and the sign was a purchased by the resident and it is not the cities sign.
Feb. 12 - Business reported a female gave a credit card to the cashier for her $11.26 lunch payment, said she was going outside for a smoke and did not come back in. The cashier ran the credit card and it came back declined. Case under investigation 260 block of Co Rd 92N.
Feb. 12 - Stahlke Bus Service reported a young male driver passed the school bus when the lights were flashing and the stop arm was out. In the 2000 block of Nelson Road. Stahlke provided the license plate number and the case is under investigation.
Feb. 13 - Complaint of large volume of snowmobile traffic, dangerous driving, cutting in front of vehicles, driving on the wrong side of the road on Pagenkopf and Fieldstone Road.
Feb. 24 - Reported children’s clothing were found lying on County Road 90 between Quast and Turner Road. Reporting party took them home, washed them and if anyone calls looking for them, he has them.
Feb. 14 - Reported a vehicle was on a snowmobile trail. The 52 year old female driver from Maple Plain stated she drove her vehicle off of Ihduhapi Trail unto to the snowmobile trail as she thought it was a road. Co Rd 11 & Ihduhapi Trail.
Feb. 5 - Reported a dump truck dumped numerous large piles of snow in the corner of a parking lot in the 1300 block of Budd Avenue. The dump truck company owner was located and said he was given permission by a tenant at the building to dump the snow. The truck owner would contact the building owner and work things out.
Feb. 9 - 49 year old male Maple Plain resident reported his 49 year old female friend; a Maple Plain resident was intoxicated, belligerent and would not go home with him. 4800 block of Highway 12.
Feb. 10 - Reported attempted force entry to a residence in the 5300 block of Main Street West.
Feb. 10 - Reported a male person who used to live in the 1500 block of Howard Avenue walked into the community room and it was unknown how he got into the building as you need a key or code to get into the building.
Feb. 10 - Resident in the 5200 block of Manchester Drive reported fraudulent charges on his bank account.