Crime
In 2015, a significant improvement was made to the West Hennepin Public Safety Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located within its facility. This EOC serves both the cities of Maple Plain and Independence and is the shared conference room between West Hennepin Public Safety Department and city of I...Read More
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On Thursday April 16, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office will be sounding the outdoor weather warning sirens to help educate people about Severe Weather Awareness Week. For the first time, the sirens will be sounded from the new Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office 911 Emergency Communications Fac...Read More
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At approximately 7:30 Monday, April 6, the Medina Police Department was dispatched to Highway 55 and Mohawk Drive on a report of a multi-vehicle crash. Officers arrived on the scene to find four passenger vehicles, carrying seven people total. One person was fatally injured in the crash. Three more ...Read More
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On the afternoon of Wednesday, April 1, at 2:44 p.m. the Corcoran Police Department and Loretto Fire Department were dispatched to the 7300 Kalk Road for a house fire. Upon arrival responders found flames and smoke coming from the rear of the home. Rogers, Maple Grove, Hanover, Hamel, Maple Plain, a...Read More
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Monday, Feb. 9 Mail taken from a mailbox at 1500 block of Hunter Drive. Thursday, Feb. 12 Vehicle stuck off road just off the walking path.  Driver was issued a citation for careless driving. Friday, Feb. 13 Jennifer McAllister, age 34, from Elk River, arrested at County Rd. 116 and Hackamore Road ...Read More
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The view from the back seat of a squad car would not put anyone in the holiday mood, but for 2,537 motorists arrested for drunk driving in Minnesota over the past month, it was better than being involved in a serious crash. The arrests are part of an enhanced DWI enforcement campaign from Nov. 26 [....Read More
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Officer placed on leave The Medina Police Department has released the identity of the Medina Police officer involved in the Dec. 4 shooting of a man wielding a machete near the Ling Inn Motel, 2382 Highway 55 in Medina, and the man has been charged in Hennepin County Court on two counts related to t...Read More
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