West Hennepin Public Safety Report
Delano Herald Journal, Friday, Sept. 22, 2023

Sept. 8 - Burglary - 4800 block of Highway 12, Maple Plain. Officer was dispatched to a burglary that occurred overnight. Reporting party advised two individuals in ski masks broke into the establishment during the early morning hours and appeared to be trying to take the pull tabs. Reporting party stated nothing was taken but a glass door was shattered, and the phone line was cut. Case forwarded to investigations.
Sept. 8 - Missing Person - 9300 block of Kutz Xing, Independence. Officer was dispatched to a missing person report. Reporting party is the son to an elderly female who has Alzheimer’s. The elderly female was not seen or heard from in about 24 hours. Credit card statement was checked and was used in the area. Officer issued an alert for the female’s vehicle. The next day, she was entered as a missing person after there were no hits on her license plates. Eventually, the female was located in another county and was brought home safely.
Sept. 9 - Animal Complaint - Intersection of Burr Oak Lane and Lake Haughey, Independence. Officer was dispatched to a report of a horse walking on the roadway. Officer responded and located the horse. Officer contacted the animal owner who confirmed it was her horse. Officer assisted with traffic control and corralling the horse back to their yard.
Sept. 9 - Arrest - Intersection of County Road 90 and Quass Cut-Off, Independence. Officer received information about a driver with a revoked driver’s license. Officer was in the area and located the vehicle. Officer initiated a traffic stop and spoke to the driver who was showing signs of impairment. Ultimately, Michael Bradley Brant (32) was booked and issued a citation for 4th Degree DWI, Driving After Revocation, and No Insurance. He was released to a responsible party.
Sept. 10 - Assault - 3600 block of Ihduhaip Trail, Independence. Officer was dispatched to a possible assault. Officer responded and spoke to the parties that were involved who explained one individual was watching TV and making derogatory comments to the other individual, who then got up and punched the other. Both parties were calm and neither wanted to press charges.
Sept. 11 - Harassment - 5700 block of Three Oaks Avenue, Maple Plain. Officer was dispatched to take a harassment report. Report party advised he dated a female for nine months and then broke things off. He then stated she began harassing and stalking him by calling on unknown numbers and making fake social media accounts. Officer contacted the suspect who stated she hasn’t been contacting him and was upset about the encounter. Officer advised to stop contacting him or he would file a restraining order.
Sept. 12 - Property Damage - 4100 block of Woodhill Drive, Independence. Officer was dispatched to take a property damage report. Reporting party explained there’s a screen on the first floor looks like someone pulled it out in attempt to gain entry to the home. Officer arrived on scene and confirmed the screen had damage to it and it was forced out of the window. After assessing the damage, the only way the damage would have occurred is from the inside. Report party advised they heard their dog barking at something and thought they dog was the one who pushed the screen out of the window.
Sept. 12 - Arrest - 1500 block of Howard Avenue, Maple Plain. Officer was dispatched to a domestic assault where the victim had been hit in the head with a pan and was bleeding. Officer met with the victim would had blooding dripping down their face. Officer observed the pot with a broke off handle on the ground. Victim was checked out by North Memorial Paramedics. The suspect, Aleisha Michelle Bonet (50) was arrested for Domestic Assault and transported to Hennepin County Jail without incident.
Sept. 13 - Theft from Auto - Overnight, the officer on-duty took multiple theft from auto reports. A group of approximately four individuals went around to local neighborhoods and found multiple vehicle doors were unlocked. They then went through each vehicle and stole multiple items, including thousands of dollars and passports. While the officer was taking these reports, it was reported a vehicle had been stolen off Rainbow Avenue in Maple Plain. The vehicle was recovered unoccupied a short time later a few blocks away from where it was stolen. The vehicle was left unlocked with the keys inside. The investigation is on-going and is currently being investigated by West Hennepin Public Safety and multiple surrounding agencies.
Sept. 13 - Arrest - 6100 block of Highway 12, Independence. Officer was on routine patrol and located a vehicle with expired registration and a driver with a revoked driver’s license status. Officer initiated a traffic stop and spoke to the driver who advised she did not have insurance. Driver, Ty’Janae Monique Walker (22) was arrested for gross misdemeanor no insurance, which would be her second offense. Officer booked and released her pending formal charges. She was advised to park and call for a valid driver.