West Hennepin Public Safety

The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Nov. 4 and Nov. 10.


On Nov. 4, at 6:37 p.m. there was a report that a motorist called to report that he struck a deer on the 2500 block of County Road 92. The motorist stopped and searched but was unable to locate the deer. Vehicle damage to the passenger side headlight and grill.

On Nov. 7, at 11:21 a.m. there was a report that motorist stated he hit a deer last night. He went back in the morning to find the deer and it was down in the valley about 50 feet on the 9200 block of County Road 11. The motorist stated he was 84-years-old, it was a nice buck and wanted to know if a officer would help him pull the deer up to the road and put in his vehicle. Two West Hennepin Public Safety Officers helped pull the deer up the hill and put it in his vehicle.

On Nov. 7, at 5:59 p.m. there was a report of a deer struck on the 8100 block of County Road 11. The deer took off running, the area was checked and injured deer was not found.

On Nov. 8, at 5:34 a.m. there was a report that a motorist struck a deer as it crossed the road on the 3000 block of County Road 90. Motorist was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured. There was damage to his vehicle and was able to drive it.

On Nov. 8, at 7:50 a.m. there was a report that a driver put his Echo leaf Blower in the back of his pickup, left the rear tailgate down, got to work and the blower had fallen out at Ingerson Road and County Road 6. Approximate loss $500.

On Nov. 8, at 8:07 a.m. there was a report that a driver called for help stating he was having chest pains and was trying to get to the Ridgeview clinic in Delano. He refused to pull over at Highway 12 and County Road 92. WHPS Officer notified Wright County Sheriff’s Office of the medical. WHPS Officer found the vehicle in the clinic’s parking lot. No one was inside it. The driver had made it to the clinic.

On Nov. 8, at 5:20 p.m. there was a report that a motorist was westbound on County Road 11 when he struck a deer crossing the road. Minor damage to the left front at County Road 11 and Lake Haughey Road.

On Nov. 8, at 6:50 p.m. there was a report that a motorist was traveling east on Highway 12 when a deer crossed the road from the north. She was unable to avoid striking the deer. Vehicle had front end damage and was not drivable and she needed a tow. Motorist was not injured on the 6700 block of Highway 12.

On Nov. 9, at 4:56 p.m. there was a report of a 911 hang up call from a cell phone near the 5100 block of Fern Drive. Officer found property owner allowed the children to play with her old cell phones. She had did not realize that 911 would still work on a cell phone without service. Everything was fine.

On Nov. 10, at 4:37 p.m. there was a report of a couple dozen shots were heard on the 3200 block of Independence Road. The property owner and friends were target shooting with a rifle and hand gun. Everything was being conducted in a legal and safe manner.

On Nov. 10, at 9:45 p.m. there were reports of several calls stating a white male, late teens to early 20s, sandy blonde hair, wearing khakis and a vest was trying to get into cars by standing in the middle of the road. Second caller stated a male was yelling, crying and asking for help and jumped onto the hood of his vehicle and then just rolled off at Fieldstone and Pagenkopf Road. Motorist stated the male was obviously “out of it,” either drunk or on drugs, no damage to his vehicle. The male left walking eastbound on Pagenkopf from Becker Road. Another motorist advised the male tried to get into her vehicle and he was screaming and yelling. She also saw him jump on another car. Officers found a broken mailbox on the 2300 block of Field Stone Court. It appeared someone had ripped the metal box off the post and threw it on the ground. On the 2200 block of Fieldstone Court a silver brief case and multicolored ball cap were laying in the roadway. The brief case had fresh blood on it, a plastic bottle, a shot glass, a container with some Adderall pills, Copenhagen and some plastic baggies. The male was not located.

Maple Plain

On Nov. 4, at 8:58 p.m. a resident reported she left her apartment two hours ago to bring her pregnant sister to emergency room, left in a rush and forgot she had chicken cooking in the oven on the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive. The apartment manager arrived and could smell burnt food on the second floor.  The officer and manager made entry into the apartment and turned off the oven, opened the windows and set up a fan to air out the apartment.

On Nov. 8, at 12:28 p.m. a business owner opened the door to go out and a squirrel came on the 5100 block of Main Street E.  Shortly thereafter, the squirrel ran out the door.