Maple Grove Police

The following is a synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in the city during the week of Aug. 6, 2017 through Aug. 12, 2017. Refer to the city’s website Crime Mapping Section for additional details for the crimes of burglary, robbery, arson, theft and vehicle theft.
Sunday, Aug. 6
12600 block of Elm Creek Blvd. —There was a report of an intoxicated male at a business. Officer responded, a friend of the male approached officer, stating a ride home could be arranged for the male.
11800 block of Fountains Way — There was a report of a domestic inside a business lobby. Officer responded and found parties had a heated dispute but nothing physical occurred. They both left in their own vehicles.
Michael Beckert, 35, of Plymouth was cited for fourth degree DUI, fourth degree DWI driving while impaired, speeding and careless driving at Hemlock Lane and I-694.
Jerry Johnson, 48, of Richfield was cited for theft on the 8100 block of Wedgewood Lane N.
Monday, Aug. 7
17500 block of 96th Ave. — There was a report of patio furniture stolen from a townhome.
13300 block of Maple Knoll Way –— There was a report of a laptop computer stolen from an unlocked vehicle in a parking lot.
9400 block of Dunkirk Lane — There was a report of shoplifting at a retail store. Officer responded and follow-up investigation being conducted.
16000 block of 78th Ave. — There was a report of unknown juveniles in the community swimming pool after hours. Officer responded but parties had left.
Howard Baird, 44, of Maple Grove was cited for third degree DWI driving while impaired and third degree DUI on the 12500 block of Elm Creek Blvd. N.
Madison Lents, 21, of Loretto was cited for shoplifting on the 8000 block of Wedgewood Lane N.
Naomi Spencer, 19, of Brooklyn Park was cited for zero tolerance- underage drinking and driving at Revere Lane and Elm Creek Blvd. N.
Georgia Alexander, 19, of Maple Grove was cited for liquor consumption under age of 21 at Revere Lane and Elm Creek Blvd. N.
Richard Hanner, 54, of Maple Grove was cited for domestic assault and disorderly conduct on the 6900 block of Dallas Lane N.
Tuesday, Aug. 8
9400 block of Jefferson Hwy. — There was a report of a threatening male, who was demanding assistance in the form of money and gift cards who had just left. Officer discussed crime prevention suggestions and advised them to notify police if party returns.
12000 block of Elm Creek Blvd. — There was a report of a heart-related medical. Officers responded and assisted until ambulance arrived to transport individual to the hospital for further care.
Jessica Lundstrom-Halvorson, 24, of Maple Grove was cited for dog/cat unattended in motor vehicle on the 7700 block of Main St. N.
Wednesday, Aug. 9
9700 block of 89th Ave. — There was a report of a stolen vehicle. Officer responded and found that employee gave suspect the key to look at the vehicle. Party drove off without permission. Incident under investigation.
9500 block of Upland Lane — There was a report of an employee’s cell phone stolen at place of work.
Main St. & Weaver Lake Road — There was a report of an injured duck in a roadway. Officer responded and transported it safely near a pond in the area.
Thursday, Aug. 10
9100 block of Upland Lane — There was a report of possible heart problems. Officer responded and administered aid until ambulance arrived to transport victim for further care.
15000 block of Tarleton Crest —There was a report of a verbal domestic. Officers responded and gave parties involved resource information and advised separation for the evening.
Andrew Tuchowski, 35, of Minneapolis was cited for fourth degree DUI alcohol concentration over .08, possession or selling a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and fourth degree DWI driving while impaired-criminal penalty at I-94 and Weaver Lake Road.
Friday, Aug. 11
8800 block of Lawndale Lane — There was a report of an injured crow in homeowner’s backyard. Officer responded and transported bird to wildlife rehab center for further care.
15000 block of Grove Circle — There was a report of two shoplifters in custody. Officer responded. Travis Gratke, 25, of Golden Valley was cited for shoplifting. Bree Majeski, 26, of New Hope was cited for shoplifting.
16700 block of 94th Ave. — There was a report of a suspicious person trying to enter a semi in the parking lot of a business. Officer made contact with person, who was the driver of the truck and obtained permission from management to park overnight to sleep.
Kathleen Munsch, 67, of Alexandria was cited for dog/cat unattended in a motor vehicle on the 11400 block of Fountains Drive N.
Jennifer Fortman, 29, of Crystal was cited for shoplifting on the 15300 block of Grove Circle N.
Anthony Stewart, 29, of Mounds View was cited for shoplifting on the 15300 block of Grove Circle N.
Saturday, Aug. 12
13000 block of 90th Place — There was a report of an intoxicated neighbor who would not leave party’s residence. Officer made contact and individual agreed to go home for the evening.
12900 block of 63rd Ave. — There was a report of an inappropriate and harassing remarks made by carload of males toward female pedestrian. Officer responded to provide safety suggestions and advised her to call if further problems.
Elm Road & Niagara Lane — There was a report of an assault during a traffic altercation. Officer responded incident is under investigation.
Other
During this time period there were 24 property damage traffic accidents and 4 property damage injury traffic accidents.