Hennepin County Sheriff’s report

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 Aug. 26 through Sept. 8, 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.

Rockford

On Sept. 5, deputies responded to an address on the 8000 block of Hwy. 55 for a theft report. An employee at the business reported the door frame was broken but the door did not appear damaged. The employee reported the only thing missing was a box of cookies. No suspect at this time. A Hennepin County Sheriff’s Detective is investigating this incident.

Greenfield 

On Aug. 26, deputies responded to the area of County Road 50 and Vernon Street for a damage to property report. The reporting party reported it appeared that a vehicle entered the cornfield damaging the field. No suspect(s) at this time.

On Aug. 26, deputies responded to the Lake Sarah boat access on a report of a theft report. The victim reported he parked his vehicle at the access to go fishing. Upon arrival, he noticed the vehicle window was broken out. The victim estimated the cost of the window to be approximately $1000. No suspects at this time. A Hennepin County Sheriff’s Detective is investigating this incident.

On Aug. 26, deputies responded to an address on the 6440 block of Woodland Trail for a damage to property report. The victim reported damage to his cornfield. Values on the damaged corns were estimated at $500.

On Aug. 27, deputies responded to an address on the 4000 block of 71st Avenue N.for a theft report. The 60-year-old victim reported some items were stolen from his vehicle. No apparent evidence was left at the scene. A total value of cash and items taken was estimated at $50. A Hennepin County Sheriff’s Detective is investigating this incident.

On Aug. 30, deputies responded to the area of County Road 50 and Pioneer Trail for a traffic complaint. A 19-year-old female reported while driving on the road, the driver of another vehicle swerved at her causing her to drive onto the shoulder to avoid a collision. The other driver was identified by the reporting party as her ex-boyfriend. The deputy made contact with the suspect and advised him to stay away from the reporting party. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 1, deputies responded to an address on the 7800 block of Woodland Trail for a trespass report. A 55-year-old male reported neighbor kids were racing dirt bikes in the area and were on his property. The deputy searched the area but was unable to locate any trespassers. No other action taken.

On Sept. 1, deputies responded to an address on the 8700 block of Greenfield Road for a residential alarm. Deputies made contact with two adults on the property and contacted the owner of the residence who confirmed the two adults were allowed on the property. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 3, deputies responded to a business on the 7500 block of Hwy. 55 for a gas drive off report. An employee reported the driver of a gold Toyota put $65.05 worth of gas into the vehicle and did not pay for it. The deputy attempted several way to make contact with the registered owner but was unable to. A Hennepin County Sheriff’s Detective is investigating this incident.

On Sept. 3, deputies responded to an address on the 7500 block of Hwy. 55 for a medical. Upon arrival, the deputy located a 32-year-old female who was pregnant and having difficulty breathing. The deputy started oxygen on her until Rockford Fire arrived to take over. The victim was transported to Buffalo by North Memorial Ambulance for care. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 4, deputies responded to an address on the 6200 block of County Road 10 for a vehicle in the ditch. Upon arrival, the deputy found the vehicle to be unoccupied. The deputy made contact with the driver who stated her front tire blew out, causing her to lose control and drive into the ditch. The driver advised the deputy the vehicle will be removed within a few hours. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 4, deputies responded to an address on the 7900 block of Hwy. 55 for a hit and run accident report. The 51-year-old victim reported a witness advised her that while her vehicle was parked another vehicle backed into hers. The suspect drove off. The deputy made contact with the suspect who was not aware of the accident. He agreed to meet with the deputy and was advised to make contact with the victim. The deputy exchanged information with the parties involved. A State Accident report was completed. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 5, deputies responded to an address on the 5000 block of Harff Road on a residential alarm. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the homeowner who stated the alarm went off but thought she had reset it prior to the alarm company being notified. No other action was taken.

On Sept. 6, deputies responded to an address on the 7600 block of County Road 50 for a medical. A 17-year-old male was having heat related injuries. The deputy arrived and started the victim on oxygen. North Memorial Ambulance arrived and transported the victim to Buffalo Hospital. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 7, deputies responded to an address on the 7800 block of Maple Hill Road and arrested a 60-year-old male on a Hennepin County warrant. The suspect was apprehended and transported to jail. No other action was needed.

On Sept. 7, deputies responded to an address on the 8800 block of Vernon Street for a welfare check. An anonymous caller reported they had just been at a residence and two children were in the care of an intoxicated party.

Other

During the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 8, 2013, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies also issued or provided: four citations, two alarms and two property damage accidents.

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