Crime

Maple Grove City Councilor Leann Sargent was sentenced in Hennepin County Court the morning of Monday, April 7. “I do apologize to citizens of Maple Grove and for the embarrassment to the city,” Sargent said. Sargent, 63, was previously plead guilty to financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. She was sentenced to a gross misdemeanor [...]

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Cunningham suspected of violating protection order Medina Police at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, April 6, arrested Minnesota Timberwolf Dante Cunningham for the second time in four days — this time on a possible violation of an order for protection. The order was issued after his first arrest on April 3 for alleged felony domestic assault by [...]

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The following is a synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in the city during the week of March 28, 2014, through April 3, 2014. Refer to the city website Crime Mapping Section for additional details for the crimes of burglary, robbery, arson, theft and vehicle theft. Friday, March 28 9200 block of Garland [...]

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The following incidents occurred during the month of March.   8180 Everest Lane N. — The department responded to a passenger vehicle fire March 1. 6270 Quinwood Lane N. — There was a report of a smoke scare or odor of smoke March 1. 15226 64th Ave. N. — There was a report of burnt [...]

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Medina Police on Sunday arrested Minnesota Timberwolf Dante Cunningham for the second time in four days — this time on suspicion of making terroristic threats. He was taken to Hennepin County Jail, where he was  held without bail. No court date was set. According to Minnesota law, a terroristic threat charge applies in situations were [...]

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McCoy to retire after 30 years By Amanda Schwarze The Pioneer A familiar face will lead the West Hennepin Public Safety Department after current director Ray McCoy retires at the end of April. WHPS serves both Independence and Maple Plain. The WHPS Police Commission appointed Sgt. Gary Kroells as the next director of the department [...]

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Greenman filed suit after 3 Segway DUI arrests Answers are beginning to emerge in Medina resident Mark Greenman’s lawsuit against Medina Police Officer Jeremiah Jessen, Police Sgt. Jason Nelson, Medina Police Chief Ed Belland and Medina prosecutor Steve Tallen. But a final resolution of Greenman’s case might take awhile. The case started out in 2010 [...]

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Dante Cunningham, 26, a professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves, was arrested early morning April 3 in Medina after police responded to a domestic incident. Medina Police report that at approximately 4:01 a.m., a Medina officer assisted by a Corcoran officer responded to a report of a physical domestic at the 400 block of [...]

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