May 18 - Reported a traffic complaint of a drunk male driving around in a hoveround on CR 19. 58 year old male from Maple Plain was found traveling northbound on CR 19 from Bryantwood in an electric chair. The male stated he was going to the store. The male was intoxicated, .32 BAC and was taken to the detox center. 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive.
May 16 - Resident at the 1400 block of Rainbow Avenue reported his Yorkie dog was missing. The dog was not located.
May 15 - Complaint of used charcoal being dumped on property in the 5800 block of Main Street.
May 9 - 58 year old male from Maple Plain stated he had been drinking too much and wanted to get treatment and help in the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive. PBT was a .25 BAC and he was transported to Mission Detox.
May 4 - Property owner reported one of his tenants renting space in his business complex dumped over 100 tires in the back of his property. The tenant allowed his brother to dump the tires and resell them. The tenant agreed the number of tires got out of control and he would take care of cleaning it up.
April 28 - Motorist drove off without paying for $75.91 of fuel at Olson’s Market.
April 27 - Tenant called stating that a bird had managed to make a nest and take up refuge in his garage at the apartments in the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive. The tenant stated the bird is lying on her eggs and he did not want his wife and son attacked by the bird. The tenant decided to call a vet tech that he knows and see what they recommend.
April 27 - Reported male asking people for metal. 49 year old male from Mound was located. He was just asking people for metal they didn’t want to try and earn some extra money. He was advised he needed a solicitor’s permit from the city. 5900 block of Main Street W.
May 12 - Reported a truck sitting at the end of a driveway in the 5400 block of Moline Road. The truck was located and the male driver from Independence and female passenger from Maple Plain stated they were looking at the wild onions growing in the woods.
May 11 - 911 hang-up in the 2000 block of CR 92N. Female caller was panicked and stated her dog was choking. Before the officer arrived, the female called back and advised the dog was now breathing.
May 10 - A US Postal Inspector left a business card in a resident’s mailbox in the 2800 block of Co Rd 92 stating mail in his name was going to a different address. Resident found an unauthorized payment withdrawal was made on from his account.
May 9 - Reported someone was skeet shooting over the lake in the 5100 block of Co RD 11. Caller was advised the shooting could not take place within 500 feet of the houses nor within 100 feet of livestock. The shooting was not within either of these distances. The area was patrolled and did not see anyone shooting.
May 9 - Reported beer bottles are thrown into the ditches between CR 11 / Cr 92 and Lake Sarah Road.
May 7 - Motorist stated a small horse ran out in front of his vehicle at Co Rd 6 and Co Rd 19. The horse was captured and returned to the pasture in the 4800 block of Broadmoor Drive.
May 4 - Reported suspicious vehicle with only parking lights on in the area of 1000 block of Polo Club Road. 16 year old juvenile female driver from Wayzata, two juvenile female passengers, both 16 years old, from Nisswa and Orono were stopped. Occupants were spying on an ex-boyfriend and they had schemed up to paintball his house, put salt on the grass, and they had 3 fish they were going to put somewhere. They had chickened out and could not go through with it and left the area. The parents were contacted. The driver drove home and the two passengers were brought to their homes by the officer.
May 1 - Resident reported a male solicitor wanted to sell her an aerial photograph of her house in the 400 block of Nelson Road. The solicitor did not appear well prepared and the photo seemed to be a bunch of trees. The 39 year old solicitor from Dayton was located and admitted he was soliciting in the city of Independence. He was advised he needed a permit. It was found earlier that morning the solicitor had called 911 when someone had stopped in front of his house in Dayton and took photos of his house and then sped off in a car.
April 30 - Reported solicitor selling a picture of his residence in the 5900 block of CR 6. The solicitor was not located.
April 30 - Received a call of a trailer blocking the road, facing north and south in the east bound lane of the 5900 block of Hwy 12. The trailer had rolled down the hill from a business and the owners were contacted.
April 29 - Home owner had put some ashes out the night before and the ashes caught the grass on fire. Maple Plain Fire Department put the out the fire in the 6500 block of Olstad Drive.
April 28 - Alyssa Ann Lommel, 18 from Big Lake, Underage purchase of alcohol and possess alcohol under 21: Mary Frances Zelko, 19 from Buffalo, DWI operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol, possess alcohol under 21. County Road 139 / Co Rd 50.
April 27 - Home owner was raking leaves attempting to slow the spread of the grass fire. Maple Plain Fire extinguished the fire. The homeowner was cited for not having a burn permit and explained the state was under a fire ban by the MN DNR in the 5800 block of Drake Drive.
April 26 - Driver was pulling out of a driveway with a dumpster attached to the back of the garbage truck in the 2000 block of CR Rd 90. The dumpster was up and snagged the Mediacom cable line, breaking it and getting the dumpster tangled in the wires. Xcel Energy was able to free the dumpster and the truck.
April 24 - Thomas Jon Ross, 42 from Waseca - 4th Degree DWI, AC .11 / Highway 12 and Valley Road.
April 22 - Reported that a horse fell on a rider. Rider was transported to the hospital by North Memorial Ambulance.