West Hennepin Public Safety

The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Nov. 18 and Nov. 25.


On Nov. 18, at 12:04 p.m. a semi-truck driver stated a deer jumped in-between the semi cab and trailer, but didn’t make it at County Road 11/County Road 92. The brakes on the trailer locked up when the deer hit the brake lines. The driver was trying to fix his truck by releasing the brakes. Damage under $1,000.

On Nov. 18, at 5:13 p.m. there was a report that a victim had fallen through the ceiling of his garage and landed on his head on the 6200 block of Pagenkopf Road. Victim had a bruised knee, broken wrist and nose. He was transported to North Memorial Hospital.

On Nov. 19, at 8:41 p.m. there was a report of a burglary on the 1400 block of Nelson Road. Stolen were a Kindle Fire, laptop, iPad, iTouch, connecting cables, keys and two shot guns. Serial numbers of the stolen items were entered in NCIC (National Crime Information Center). Case is under investigation.

On Nov. 20, at 6:33 p.m. there was a report of a received call to the 5300 block of Painter Creek Green for a female crying, becoming very hysterical and needing help. Homeowner reported a female driver had just followed his wife into their driveway and the female was upset and not making any sense. The 37-year-old female driver from Burnsville said she was bringing her son to get his hair cut in St Louis Park when she missed her exit and became lost. The female stated to make the situation worse she forgot her cell phone and she does not know where she is. Arrangements were made for her daughter and her boyfriend to come and drive her home.

On Nov. 23, at 4:20 p.m. there was a report of a metal mail box with mail in it on the 4900 block of Deer Ridge Trail.

On Nov. 24, at 1:07 p.m. there was a report of a caller stating his deer blind had been stolen on the 1800 block of Budd Street N. The blind was found at the end of the field, caught up in the brush, it had been blown down. Case solved.

Maple Plain

On Nov. 18, at 10:16 a.m. there was a report that sometime over night, unknown subjects hit his house with orange paintballs on the 4800 block of Drake Street.

On Nov. 19, at 5:22 p.m. there was a report of a utility check on the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive. A dryer was removed and the gas line was not capped. It was found the valve was shut, no gas odor but the valve was accessible and the reporting party was worried a child or anyone could open the valve. The building manager was contacted who stated he was told the line did not need to be capped but he would contact the maintenance man to cap the line. The line was capped.

On Nov. 21, at 6:49 p.m. there was a report of a no pay for gas from Olson’s Gas Station on the 5200 block of Highway 12. A male motorist driving a newer extended cab red pickup with a flat topper pulled up to pump #2 and fueled up with $102.45 of gas and then hung up the hose. He then used his credit card, filled up two gas cans, replaced them in the back of his truck and drove away. The 50-year-old male from Maple Plain was located and said he did go to Olson’s and thought he had paid for his truck with the credit card at the pump as well. He was confused when he had to use his card again to fill up the gas cans and had wanted to put both purchases on the same transaction. He returned to Olson’s to pay for the gas.

On Nov. 25, at 5:11 p.m. there was a report that a resident was leaving notes, messages and postings around a building and on a resident door and the resident felt it was a threat on the 1500 block of Howard Avenue. The notes were reviewed and they would not qualify as a threat. A 77-year-old female resident was spoken to about not posting messages or leaving notes on a resident door and the public posting boards are for public postings.