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West Hennepin Public Safety Report
Delano Herald Journal, Friday, July 29, 2022

July 14 - Mental Health - 1500 block of Howard Avenue, Maple Plain. Officer dispatched to a check welfare. Reporting party stated she no longer felt safe inside the residence with their mother. Officer arrived on scene and spoke with the female who was requesting to go to a shelter in the cities. Officer transported female to the shelter.
July 14- DAS - 300 block of County Road 92, Independence. Officer observed a vehicle going high speeds and conducted a traffic stop. Driver admitted to not having a license. Male from Bloomington was cited for driving after suspension.
July 14 - Motor Vehicle Crash - County Road 11 and County Road 92, Independence. Officer dispatched to a two-vehicle crash. Officers responded to the scene and confirmed there were no injuries. Officer completed a state crash report and cleared.
July 15 - Medical - 2800 block of Nelson Road, Independence. Officer dispatched to a report of a male who fell from a scaffold and may have broken his arm. Officers responded along with Delano Fire and North EMS. Officer arrived on scene and found patient who was conscious and alert. Patient was transported by North EMS.
July 17 - 911 Hang-up - 4900 block of County Road 19, Independence. Officer dispatched to a report of multiple 911 hang-ups. Officer responded and met with homeowner outside who stated she was having trouble with her phone activating the SOS/911 feature. Officer helped female troubleshoot her phone and advised her to shut down the device until it was able to get repaired.
July 17 - Medical - 4800 block of Gateway Boulevard, Maple Plain. Officer dispatched to a report of a female party with hip pain after a fall. Officer arrived on scene and was advised the patient was stable. Officer stood by while North Ambulance prepared the patient for transport.
July 18 - Medical - 4900 block of Main Street, Maple Plain. Officer dispatched to one with difficulty breathing. Officer arrived on scene and met with male patient. Patient’s breathing was short and rapid. North ambulance arrived on scene and discovered the patient had fluid in his lungs. Male was self-transported by a relative to the hospital.
July 19 - Motor Vehicle Crash - County Road 90 and County Road 11, Independence. Officer dispatched to a T-bone accident where the suspect vehicle fled. Officer arrived on scene and looked for the suspect vehicle but was unable to locate it. Case is still being investigated.
July 19 - Civil - 5200 block of Clayton Drive, Maple Plain. Officer took a report from a resident who stated the sold their vehicle to a person from an online contract. The buyer came to the resident’s home and was unable to provide the full payment amount. However, the buyer stated he would pay the difference later that week. Now the purchaser states the vehicle is not worth the asking price and refuses to pay the difference. Officer provided resources and ultimately told the reporting party that this is a civil issue that will have to go to civil court to get a judgement for the balance.
35 contacts of citations, verbal and written warnings were issued for traffic and equipment.