West Hennepin Public Safety

The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Feb. 3 and Feb. 9.


On Feb. 4, at 11:35 p.m. there was a report of a 25-year-old female driver from St. Paul, lost control on the icy road and went in the ditch at 6200 block of Hwy. 12. She stated she was aware she had a suspended license, advised the vehicle was her brothers who had insurance on it. It was found the insurance policy had expired and was canceled Aug. 20, 2012. The vehicle was impounded and citations issued for driving after suspension and no proof of insurance. A 41-year-old female motorist from Montrose arrived to pick up her up and was found she had a revoked driver’s license. Montrose motorist did provide proof of insurance in a roommates name and her passenger from California had a valid California DL and was allowed to drive all of them home. Citation issued to the Montrose motorist for driving after revocation.

On Feb. 5, at 11:01 a.m. there was a report of a rollover accident of a Propane Truck at 2696 Copeland Road.

On Feb. 6, at 11:02 a.m. there was a report of damage to fencing at the corner of Pioneer Creek Road and Copeland Road. Officer observed tracks showing the vehicle went off  Pioneer Creek Road, sideswiped a tree on the passenger side, hit another tree on the driver’s side breaking off the mirror and left broken tinted glass on the snow. The vehicle then damaged several fence posts and destroyed 300 feet of wire fencing. The tracks indicated the suspect vehicle turned around in the pasture area, backed up approximately 200 feet and took a run for the road and was able to drive out, leaving the car parts behind at the scene. The color of the vehicle is white. Parts are being examined for make and model of the vehicle.

On Feb. 6, at 3:20 p.m. there was a report of three SUV’s going up and down the hills in the Pioneer Creek Park off of County Road 90. Drivers: 16-year-old male from Long Lake driving a 2004 GMC, 17-year-old male from Maple Plain driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 18-year-old male from Orono driving a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer were stopped and warned for operating a motor vehicle in the park. All drivers had passengers with them.

On Feb. 6, at 7:15 p.m. there was a report of a tractor with a bucket was on the road did not have markings on it at County Road 6/County Road 92. Tractor was not located.

On Feb. 7, at 10:13 a.m. there was a report that a client was finished with his program at Vinland National Center, was refusing to leave, was being difficult to leave and wanted to find ways to stay and undermining their efforts to help him leave. Client was talked to and he understood that he needed to leave, agreed to be prepared to leave between 12:30 and 1 p.m. and did leave the premises.

Maple Plain

On Feb. 3, at 7:01 a.m. there was a report of damage to a garage door on the 1400 block of Rainbow Avenue. Homeowner reported bottom two panels were bent in and the bottom rollers came off the door. There was one set of tracks coming into the driveway that obviously struck the door and then pulled out and went the opposite direction on Parkview. The Sunday paper was up against the garage, no footprints in the snow, the homeowner was going to check with the paper man.

On Feb. 3, at 12:39 p.m. a neighbor reported three unknown vehicles parked in his neighbor’s driveway on the 5300 block of Clayton Drive. It was found the vehicles belonged to another neighbor who was having a super bowl party and had parked her vehicles in the driveway.

On Feb. 4, at 9:45 p.m. a business owner reported she was opening the store in the 4900 block of Highway 12 and observed a van in the front lot, drive around to the back of the building when she arrived. Owner advised she heard the vehicle in the back, right behind her rear business door, went to investigate, the driver saw her open the door, backed up and then sped off from the back alley area. The van was the newer smaller box type, and it had a ladder on the roof.

On Feb. 8, at 7:03 a.m. there was a report of a wallet left at Olson’s on the 5200 block of Highway 12. The owner of the wallet was located and wallet returned.

On Feb. 8, at 3:58 p.m. there was a report of a second call of a suspicious vehicle parked on Rainbow Avenue. Resident reported the driver followed her to town and back home on the 1400 block of Rainbow Avenue. Driver of the suspicious vehicle was a personal investigator working the area.

On Feb. 8, at 4:34 p.m. there was a report that 4-year-old had given herself an EPI pen dose in her right leg on the 1800 block of Budd Avenue. It was determined very little medication was administered.