WHPS report for July 22 – July 27

July 22
A resident in the 1400 block of Meadow Lane in Maple Plain purchased a camper and while cleaning it out he found what he thought to be dried blood on the carpet. Police responded and appeared to be a spill of some sort that was not cleaned up properly. Hennepin County Crime Lab responded and concurred the spill is not consistent with dried blood.

A female in the 2900 block of Lindgren Lane in Independence had elevated heart rate and blood pressure was transported to the hospital.

July 23
At 4:14 a.m., a female in the 5000 block of Main Street in Maple Plain had shortness of breath and chest pain was transported to the hospital.

A caller in the 200 block of County Road 92 in Independence reported a dog was left inside a vehicle and the weather is hot. The area was checked and the vehicle was not located.

A caller reported a vehicle was in the ditch near County Road 92 and Highway 12 in Independence. Contact was made with the driver, who stated he swerved to miss a deer, drove off the road, went down into the ditch and struck some shrubbery. The vehicle had heavy damage and was towed from the ditch. No injuries to driver were reported.

July 24
A 26-year-old female in the 4600 block of Lake Sarah Road in Independence had a Hennepin County Warrant for fail to appear on a Third Degree DWI with a cash fine of $500.00. The money was collected and the female was released.

A 17-year-old male reported he was walking on Budd Avenue, near Perkinsville Road in Independence, when a 15-year-old-juvenile male rode by on his four-wheeler and swerved at him while he was walking. Contact was made with the rider who admitted to the conduct. He was told to stay away from the male. The father was contacted and advised on his sons driving conduct.

Police made contact with the motorist of a driving complaint of a vehicle crossing both lanes of traffic, near Highway 12 and Halgren Road in Maple Plain. She stated she was on her cell phone which caused her driving conduct. She was warned for Failure to Drive with Due Care.

At 10:23 p.m., police observed a vehicle cross Highway 12 at Main Street in Maple Plain, pause in the traffic lane then quickly accelerated across the highway. Blake James Robinson, 22 from Plymouth submitted a breath test which resulted in .10 breath alcohol concentration. Robinson was arrested for Fourth Degree DWI and Possession of a Concealed Weapon while Under the Influence of Alcohol.

At 11:56 p.m., police observed two young males running on foot away from the squad car. The two 13-year-old juvenile males from Maple Plain and Elk River were located at a 5100 Highway 12 in Maple Plain. They boys stated they ran, because they were scared and did not want to get in trouble for being out after curfew. Police talked to the father.

July 25
A caller near Highway 12 and Baker Park Road in Maple Plain reported she was southbound on Baker Park Road waiting for the light to turn green and saw a semi and a vehicle behind the semi run the red light. The license plate number was given to the police. The case is under investigation, pending contact with the vehicles registered owners.

A resident in the 5700 block of County Road 6 in Independence reported a male knocked on their door, was stumbling around and left on foot. Police located the male stumbling on CR 6 who admitted he had driven his vehicle, it was out of gas and he was a marijuana user, but not for the last month. Cody Richard Robinson, 23 from Eden Prairie had trouble speaking, slurred speech and was confused. Robinson refused testing and was arrested for Third Degree DWI – Refusal; Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere with Peace Officer and had a Felony Probation Violation Warrant and booked into Henn County Jail.

A caller in the 5900 block of Highway 12 in Maple Plain reported someone spray painted the back of a building. Estimated cost to repair $800.00. The case is under investigation.

A client at the Vinland Center in Independence was huffing a can of inhalant and wouldn’t stop or give it up. North Memorial Ambulance Paramedics assisted and the male had elevated pulse and blood pressure. The 52-year-old male from Minneapolis stated he was trying to get high to manage his pain, but stated he had no suicidal thoughts.

A caller in the 5400 Clayton Drive in Maple Plain reported a suspicious vehicle with Colorado license plates in the area of Bryant House. The vehicle with a U-Haul was located. The driver was a hired mover and got lost on his way to the address.

July 27
A caller in the 1000 block of Drake Court in Independence reported a vehicle has been in the neighborhood several times, the occupant took a photo of one of the houses and left. The vehicle was not there at the time of call.

Police removed several ‘lost dog’ signs that were on the highway right of way between Maple Plain and Independence. The signs were put out by a dog rescue team out of Woodbury. The pictured dogs were missing from Woodbury and Maple Grove, not from our two cities.

A resident in the 4900 block of County Road 6 in Independence reported a male came to her house that she did not recognize and left a sticky note with his name on it said he worked for the BCA. Police called the phone number and found the male was a BCA investigator and he wanted to speak to the neighbor about an applicant. The resident was advised of this and said she would contact the investigator.

A female in the 5300 block of Moline Road in Independence needed assistance with a wound that was bleeding. Maple Plain Fire assisted and handled the wound. The female did not want an ambulance to respond.

Hennepin County Warrant Division requested police response for a felony warrant for a 59-year-old male in the 1000 block of County Road 19 in Independence. He was located and advised of the warrant for Third Degree Assault, taken into custody, transported to Hennepin County Jail.