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

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The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Jan. 27 and Feb. 2. Independence   On Feb. 2, at 10:57 a.m. there was a report of a ring stuck on a swollen finger on the 4900 block of Macallister Drive. The victim was able to cut the ring but it was now [...]

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The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Jan. 13 and Jan. 26. Independence   On Jan. 17, at 7:55 p.m. Elizabeth Ilona Sims, 44, of Orono was cited for a third degree DWI and crash on the 5100 block of County Road 19. Charges pending result of blood test. A 8-year-old [...]

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The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Dec. 18 and Jan. 12. Independence   On Dec. 26, at 9:06 p.m. Andrew Robert McGowan, 32, of Mayor, was cited for a fourth degree DWI and open bottle, AC .08,  at County Road 6 and Game Farm Road. On Jan. 1, at 2:24 [...]

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The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Nov. 26 and Dec. 8. Independence On Nov. 29, at 3:09 p.m. there was a report that a 35-year-old female from Minneapolis fell off a horse broke her arm, compound fracture on the 5500 block of Timber Trail. Victim was transported to North Memorial [...]

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The West Hennepin Public Safety Department responded to a personal injury roll over crash at 7:49 p.m. on Thursday evening Nov. 22, according to Officer Stephanie Heupel. The crash occurred on Highway 12 just west of County Road 90 in the city of Independence. Upon arrival Officer Heupel observed a single vehicle was lying on [...]

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(Editor’s note: The following information was provided by WHPS Director Ray McCoy) West Hennepin Public Safety has recently received several reports of suspicious calls and emails to the citizens of Independence. The callers are contacting victims through a variety of telephone scams. The caller will identify themselves as a grandchild, that they were in a [...]

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The following incidents were reported by West Hennepin Public Safety between Nov. 18 and Nov. 25. Independence On Nov. 18, at 12:04 p.m. a semi-truck driver stated a deer jumped in-between the semi cab and trailer, but didn’t make it at County Road 11/County Road 92. The brakes on the trailer locked up when the [...]

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