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West Hennepin Public Safety Report
Delano Herald Journal, Jan. 26, 2015

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Open Door

Dec 29 - WHPS responded to an alarm in the 5100 block of Main Street, Maple Plain. The building was checked and everything was found okay.

Warrant Arrest

Dec 29 - WHPS officers stopped a vehicle speeding 70 mph in a 55 mph zone at Highway 12 and Valley Road, Independence. The driver was cited for speed 70/55 and transported to Hennepin County Jail for his Hennepin County Warrant for Driving after Cancelation.

Suspicious Vehicle

Dec 29 - WHPS officer responded to the Park and Ride in the 1500 block of Baker Park Road, Maple Plain for a suspicious vehicle. Two occupants with a baby were inside the vehicle. The male driver from Watertown stated everything was ok, they were talking.

Animal Complaint

Dec 30 - A resident in the 5100 block of Broadmoor Drive, Independence reported the neighbor’s dog continuously comes over to their property and relieve himself on their property. The dog owner was spoken to and he understood and would keep better track of his dog.

Medical

Dec 30 - WHPS officer responded to the 1800 block of Budd Avenue, Maple Plain for a male who had chest pains. The victim was treated by Maple Plain Fire & Rescue. The male was transported to the hospital.

Found IPOD

Dec 31 - A resident found an IPOD at Lake Rebecca Park Reserve, 9800 block of Rebecca Park Trail. The owner was not found. The IPOD is kept at WHPS for safe keeping until the owner calls and claims it.

Damage to Property

Dec 31 - A resident report in the 2800 block of Becker Road, Independence, found someone had broken eggs inside of his mailbox.

Traffic Complaint

Dec 31 - WHPS officer responded to Halgren Road and Highway 12 in Maple Plain for a vehicle that was crossing over the center line and fog line of the roadway. The driver stated she was not a very good with the manual shifting and was having trouble getting it into gear. The driver was verbally warned for not staying in within the lane of traffic.

Medical

Dec 31 - WHPS officer responded to the 1100 block of Co Rd 19, Independence for a male who had a nose bleed. The victim was treated by North Memorial Ambulance. The victim’s son transported him to the doctor’s clinic.

Pioneer Creek Community Park Damage

Dec 31 - WHPS officer responded to the Pioneer Creek Community Park, 2055 Co. Rd 90 in Independence for property damage to the park. Officer found vehicle tracks showing a vehicle was driven past the end of the park road. Approximately a dozen tracks were around the cul-de-sac and up on the hill, tearing up the ground. Case is under investigation.

Verbal Domestic

Dec 31 - WHPS officer responded to the 1800 block of Newport Street, Maple Plain for a female that had locked herself in the bathroom and was refusing to leave. The female wanted to remove her belongings but did not have anyone to help her. The female agreed to leave and return when she had help to remove her belongings.

Medical

Jan. 1 - WHPS officers responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a male having shooting pain in his right side by his appendix. The victim was treated by Loretto Fire & Rescue and North Memorial Ambulance. The victim was transported to the hospital.

Lock Out

Jan 1 - WHPS officer responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a vehicle that keys were locked inside of. The vehicle was unlocked.

Theft

Jan 1 - WHPS responded to the 1400 block of Halgren Road, Maple Plain for a theft report of two folding black and red colored sawhorses. The sawhorses were placed at the end of the driveway to prevent snowmobilers crossing the yard. Case is under investigation.

Welfare Check

Jan 1 - WHPS Officers were called to the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive in Maple Plain for a welfare check on a 65 year old female who could not care for herself. WHPS officer found the female was fine.

Illness

Jan 2 - WHPS Officers were called back to the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive in Maple Plain for a 52 year old male that had not eaten and wanted to go to the hospital. WHPS Officer learned the male party had been drinking alcohol and tested a .33 AC at the time. He was transported to the hospital.

4th Degree DWI

Jan 2 - 4th Degree DWI arrest at Co Rd 6 and Co Rd 110, Independence. Richard Michael Bailey, 73 of Mound, 4th Degree DWI. AC .14 -

Medical

Jan 2 - WHPS officer responded to the 8100 block of Co Rd 11, Independence for a female who had a rapid heartbeat. The victim was treated by Delano Fire & Rescue. The female was transported to the hospital.

Medical

Jan 3 - WHPS officers responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a male stated he was punched in the stomach and was having abdominal pain. Upon arrival the male was not forthcoming with the officer and eventually stated there were no problems with anyone, he just wanted to go to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Suspicious Act

Jan 3 - WHPS officer responded to the 2300 block of Nelson Road, Independence to help locate a missing male. A male had left the house to assist a motorist in a stalled vehicle and did not return back to the residence. The caller was afraid an abduction had occurred as a male and his vehicle were gone but the stalled vehicle was still there and the caller was afraid abduction had occurred. The male and the motorist were located at the NAPA store in Delano, everything was okay he was helping the stalled motorist.

Unwanted Person

Jan 3 - WHPS officers called to the 1500 block of Howard Avenue, Maple Plain for an unwanted person. A male who had been allowed to stay in an apartment for a while would not leave. The male agreed to leave and had a friend help him pack his belongings.

Suspicious Act

Jan 3 - WHPS officer observed in the parking lot of a closed business in the 18 Golf Walk, Independence a car was running with no one inside the vehicle. Contact was made with a person inside the building. The male was the manager and he was locking up the building.

Medical

Jan 5 - WHPS officers responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a male in pain. Upon arrival WHPS officer found the male in severe pain from a previous surgery to his skull that was infected. The male was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

Grass Fire

Jan 5 - WHPS officer observed a large brush fire approximately 30’ X 30’ at a residence in the 800 block of Co Rd 19, Independence. Officer attempted to make contact with the owner and no one was home. Maple Plain Fire responded to the scene and put out the fire. Preliminary investigations appeared ashes had been dumped to the side of the brush pile which eventually caused the entire brush pile to burn.

Lock Out

Jan 5 - WHPS officer responded with emergency lights and siren to the 2900 block of Lindgren Lane, Independence for a vehicle that was not running and a child was locked inside. The wind-chill was -25 degrees and the temperature 12 degrees. WHPS officer was able to ‘fish’ the keys through the door and unlock the vehicle. The child was fine.

Disturbance

Jan 5 - A complaint received in the 1500 block of Howard Avenue, Maple Plain of loud arguing coming from an apartment. WHPS officer could hear loud voices and the TV volume was high coming from the apartment. The resident was asked to keep it down.

Suspicious Act

Jan 6 - A complaint received at Olson’s Market, 5200 block of Highway 12, Maple Plain of a male trying to sell Walmart gift cards. The male stated he received too many for Christmas and wanted to sell them. The male had left before officer arrival. The case is under investigation.

Burglary

Jan 6 - A resident in the 5800 block of Drake Drive, Independence reported a tool box had been stolen from the property. Fresh vehicle tracks and foot prints were observed leading to the property. Approximate loss $500.00. The case is under investigation.

Stolen Trailer

Jan 6 - A resident reported in the 1500 block of Co Rd 90, Independence a trailer had been stolen. The trailer is a 2013 H & H, 5X8 grey aluminum trailer with a wooden center. Approximate loss $2,500.00. The case is under investigation.

Domestic Assault

Jan 6 - WHPS officer’s called to the 1800 block of Budd Avenue, Maple Plain for a male who assaulted a female. The male was arrested and transported to Hennepin County Jail for domestic assault.

Medical

Jan 7 - WHPS officers responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a male in pain with a tooth ache. The male was attended by North Memorial paramedics.

Sign Damage

Jan 7 - Someone had struck the stop sign at Lake Sarah Road and Co Rd 92, Independence. The sign was lying in the ditch. It was observed tire tracks from a vehicle led up to the sign and then came back out of the ditch. The vehicle had left the scene.

Medical

Jan 7 - WHPS officer responded to the 900 block of Polo Club Road, Independence for a male who was unconscious. Upon WHPS officer arrival the male was conscious. Paramedics arrived and attended the victim who refused further medical treatment or assistance.

Medical

Jan 8 - A caller reported a vehicle was pulled off to the shoulder of the road in the 6800 block of Co Rd 11, Independence and the driver was passed out. The driver was conscious upon officer arrival and was treated by North Memorial Paramedics and transported to the hospital.

Suspicious Vehicle

Jan 8 - A resident reported in the 5500 block of Co Rd 11, Independence a truck was backed up to a pole shed and they were not expecting any deliveries. It was found the driver was delivering furniture to the neighbor who had a steep driveway. He had backed up to the pole shed to walk across to the neighbor’s house.

Medical

Jan 8 - WHPS officers responded to Vinland Center in the 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence for a male in severe pain from pancreatitis. The male was transported to the hospital.