WHPS report for Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

Aug. 24
A 46-year-old male from Minneapolis at the Vinland Center in Independence had a warrant for his arrest. He was transported to Hennepin County Jail for two Washington warrants; Felony POR and Misdemeanor Trespass violations.

A caller reported a white Ford F250 pulling a boat heading southbound on Lake Sarah Road in Independence was driving too fast. The caller yelled at the person to slow down and they threw a beer bottle out of the window into the road. Caller did not get the license plate. The area was checked and the truck was not located.

Aug. 25
At 12:23 a.m., police had contact with a female carrying two heavy plastic bags walking on the shoulder of Highway 12 and Oak Street in Maple Plain. The female was taking items to her storage unit. Police gave her a ride to the storage unit.

A male stopped at a business in the 8000 block of Highway 12 in Independence advising he had ‘Indian’ gifts to give to the dogs and was finding out who killed his son who was in the Navy Seals. The male left in a white van with teal markings. The incident happened on the 24 and Police advised in the future for the owner to call at the time of occurrence.

A caller reported a vehicle was in the ditch at the curve north of Lake Sarah Road and Lake Sarah Drive in Independence. Police found the vehicle in the ditch on jacks with two missing tires and obviously blew two tires entering the ditch sideways. The 16-year-old driver of Rockford admitted to screwing around and went into the ditch. No citation issued as his father was contacted and would have consequences by his father.

Aug. 26
At 12:44 a.m., police responded to a reported house fire in the 1400 block of Budd Avenue in Maple Plain and found the homeowner was burning a mattress in his fire pit at the back of his house. Maple Plain Fire Dept. was canceled. The homeowner extinguished the fire with his garden hose and charges pending for illegal burn.

A caller reported suspicious person in a storage unit in the 1200 block of Budd Avenue in Maple Plain. Police found a female inside a storage unit with the door up. The case is under investigation.

A male in the 1500 block of Wyman Avenue in Maple Plain was having shortness of breath was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

At 10:17p.m., police found two vehicles parked in Northside Park and a large cloud of smoke was coming out of a window of one of the vehicles. Juvenile driver admitted he was smoking an e-cig. His parent was contacted and advised of the contact and possession of the e-cig. The juveniles were warned for being in the park after hours and told to leave. The father was going handle the discipline and discuss the e-cig.

Aug. 27
WHPS received a complaint of a loud ATV ridden on Becker Road and Pagenkopf Road in Independence. The ATV was not located.

WHPS was requested by Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office to assist for a warrant pickup in the 5100 block of Highway 12 in Maple Plain. The residence was checked and Police were informed that the male knew he had a warrant and had left to live in another city: he was not at home.

Aug. 28
A caller reported a female was living in a storage unit in the 1200 block of County Road 19 in Maple Plain and requested an officer stand by while she was spoken to. She was advised that she is in violation of the MP Ordinance and cannot live in the storage shed. Police are working on getting her assistance.

Pioneer Creek Community Park in Independence had new automobile tracks showing unknown vehicle was doing donuts in the grass. Property damage to the park.

At 7:31 p.m., a caller reported an ATV was speeding near Fieldstone Place and Pagenkopf Road in Independence and the music from the ATV was loud. Police contact with the juvenile rider who was located at Pioneer Creek Community Park was advised of the complaint and what he needs to do avoid the complaints. The rider was receptive to the police advice.

At 8:46 p.m. contact was made with a storage unit owner who was putting some items in a bag in the 1200 block of Budd Avenue in Maple Plain. She denied staying in the storage unit and had a place to live. On Aug. 29 police confirmed the female had a place to live.

Aug. 29
A female reported she had been assaulted by her female friend in the 5100 block of Highway 12 in Maple Plain; they had gotten into a fight last night over a plate of food. The homeowner allowed her to sleep in the RV, now he had kicked her out and she had nowhere to go. Police found the female had a Misdemeanor Warrant for Theft and was arrested and transported to Hennepin County Jail. While transporting the female to jail, police were called and informed the other female at the residence had a warrant for her arrest.

An elderly female in the 1500 block of Wyman Avenue in Maple Plain reported rings were stolen and family members thought they had been misplaced and not stolen. Family later called and the female had given a ring to her 9-year-old granddaughter.

A caller reported a vehicle weaving, not staying in its lane and going back and forth near County Road 110 and County Road 6 in Independence. Police stopped the vehicle and while speaking with the 21-year-old male driver from Roseville, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The driver admitted he had been smoking marijuana. A search resulted in finding a large amount of prescription pills in a baggie. The 19-year-old male passenger from Saint Paul admitted the baggie was his. The driver was transported to Hennepin County Jail for Misdemeanor DWI and will be released pending a complaint. The passenger was arrested for felony possession of narcotics.

A property owner in the 6200 block of Pagenkopf Road in Maple Plain reported a playhouse framing was damaged. Case under investigation.

At 8:45 p.m., a caller in the 5600 block of Main Street in Maple Plain reported a ‘loud boom’ or an ‘M-380’ that was discharged. The residence was checked and the homeowner also heard the noise and was not shooting. While checking the area another resident stopped police regarding the noise.

At 10:25 p.m., WHPS received a traffic complaint of a driver possibly impaired. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was not impaired. Stated he just off from work and other vehicles behind him were tailgating him causing him to stress a bit and cross the fog line. He was advised to drive more carefully.

Aug. 30
At 8:10 a.m., a caller reported a gray Ford Mustang did a burnout/fishtail at the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 92 in Independence that almost hit her vehicle. The vehicle was not located.

Police were dispatched for a 911 hang-up call at the Vinland Center in Independence. The facility was checked and contact made with multiple employees who stated there was no issues and unknown what phone the call came from. Everything was fine.

A resident in the 1800 block of Newport Street in Maple Plain reported someone attempted to break into his apartment through a bathroom window. He found it open but not open enough for someone to crawl through.

A vehicle turning North on Howard Avenue from Highway 12 in Maple Plain was struck by a street sweeper that was sweeping around the cement island on Howard Avenue. Neither driver saw each other until it was too late. The vehicle stopped and was struck by the street sweeper. No injuries were reported.

A Wisconsin Probation Officer requested police to pick up his client at the Vinland Center in Independence on Felony Burglary Warrant. The 23-year-old male was taken into custody and transported to Hennepin County Jail.

Police responded to a person who was unresponsive in the 1200 block of Budd Avenue in Maple Plain. A 38-year-old female from Maple Plain would only respond to verbal stimuli, could not stand on her own and was unable to provide appropriate answers to questions. She was transported to the hospital.

A motorist pulled out of a parking spot, striking a black truck in the 5100 block of Main Street in Maple Plain. The truck driver said no damage occurred to her vehicle, it is a no fault state, call her insurance company and the drove away. The motorist did not get a name or license plate and was advised the crash was caused by her failure to yield and to call her insurance company and report the damage to her vehicle.