Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office

The following public safety summary information from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Unit is provided to residents as a public service. These highlights from Dec. 24, 2012, through Jan. 6, 2013, do not reflect all incidents handled or investigated by the HCSO during this time period.

In addition to the law enforcement services it provides throughout the county, the HCSO provides primary patrol services for the communities of Hassan Township, Greenfield, Medicine Lake and Fort Snelling, as well as the Hennepin County portions of Hanover and Rockford.


On Dec. 27, deputies responded to an address on the 6400 block of Rolling Hills Road for a medical. A 79-year-old female had been injured with a fall. North ambulance arrived and transported her to Methodist Hospital.

On Jan. 1, deputies noticed a vehicle in the ditch in the area of Greenfield Road and 76th Lane N. Deputy checked the welfare of the driver and found the 20-year-old male to be intoxicated. He was arrested, booked into the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility and held on bail. His vehicle was impounded.

On Jan. 7, deputies responded to an address on the 6500 block of Elmwood Drive to check the welfare of a 62-year-old male who had called the Plymouth PD Office, made terroristic threats and was depressed. Plymouth PD officer was able to make contact with the male and he came out of the residence without incident. He was taken to the hospital for an evaluation and when he was through at the hospital he would be booked into the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility for Terroristic Threats.


On Jan. 1, deputies responded to an accident on the 29400 block of 109th Avenue. A 46-year-old male had hit and killed a dog that was in the roadway. Deputies attempt to locate the owner of the dog turned up negative. The driver was not injured and was able to drive his vehicle away.


During the week of Dec. 24, 2012 to Jan. 6, 2013, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies also issued or provided: four citations, seven motorist assists, one property damage accidents and six house checks.