West Hennepin Public Safety Report
Delano Herald Journal, Dec. 15, 2014

Property Damage Crash

Dec 1 Reported a property damage crash at Highway 12 and Nelson Road in Independence. Motorist was eastbound on Highway 12, approaching Nelson Road when left rear dual tires came apart on a 1999 Ford Super Duty truck. The tire came off the truck and hit a car waiting at the stop sign on Nelson Rd. There were no injuries.

Stalled Vehicle

Dec 1 A motorist with a child in the car were stalled alongside the road at Co Rd 11 / Co Rd 92N, Independence. The motorist could not find a AAA towing agency and the WHPS officer called for a tow. The motorist and child waited in the squad car for the tow due to the cold.


Dec 2 Caller reported there is graffiti sprayed on the side of buildings in the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive, Maple Plain. Symbols and profanities were found sprayed on the side of the garages. The case is under investigation.

Suspicious Vehicle

Dec 2 Caller stated that there was a vehicle in the parking lot that had been sitting there for twenty minutes with its lights on and it seemed suspicious in the 1500 block of Howard Avenue, Maple Plain. Contact was made with the driver inside the vehicle who stated he had not started his vehicle in a couple of days and wanted to run it for a while to charge up the battery. Nothing suspicious was found. Everything was ok.

Misc. Assist

Dec 3 WHPS officer received notification of a repossession service that would be towing a vehicle from the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive, Maple Plain.


Dec 4 Caller reported he has been denied his children for his court scheduled parenting time in the 5600 block of Main Street West, Maple Plain. It was agreed to adjust the court / visitation schedule.

9-1-1 Hang Up

Dec 5 WHPS officer was advised of a 911 hang up call at 3675 Ihduhapi Trail, Independence. No one was found that had dialed 911.