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Heavy Machinery, Stolen Vehicle, Ducklings: Maple Grove Police Incident Report

Jun 19, 2017 06:57AM ● By Wendy Erlien

File photo: Maple Grove Police Car

The following synopsis of incidents occurred in Maple Grove June 4-10 2017, as provided by the Maple Grove Police Department

Additional details for burglaries, robbery, arson, and theft can be found on the 
city website crime mapping section

June 4

  • 11900 Block of 73rd Avenue. Report of female sleeping in car at gas pump. Officer made contact and found person was waiting for friend to bring gas money.
  • 12400 Block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of several items stolen from retail store; suspect left scene in unknown vehicle.
  • 9200 Block of Lanewood Lane. Report of a snapping turtle in the front yard which was safely transported to Rice Lake.
  • 11800 Block of Fountains Way. Report of a male with box cutter in pool bathroom. Determined person was using a shaving razor for grooming. 

June 5

  • 12900 Block of 63rd Avenue. Report of loud music and voices coming from hotel room. Individuals informed and were cooperative.
  • 17500 Block of Weaver Lake Drive. Report of theft of wallet and prescription drugs from unlocked vehicle in driveway.
  • 18700 Block of 101st Avenue. Report of dump truck speeding past motorcyclist waiting at end of driveway. Individual stated the resulting wind caused him to tip over his bike. 
  • 6500 Block of Balsam Lane. Report of individual using heavy machinery late in the evening that was too loud. Person contacted and was cooperative. 

June 6

  • 96th Avenue and Pilgrim Lane. Report of baby ducks stuck in storm drain.Officers safely removed the ducks who were soon reunited with their mom.
  • 13600 Block of 80th Circle. Report of stolen vehicle from business. No suspect identified.
  • 8400 Block of Rice Lake. Report of a male who was weak, incoherent, and dehydrated. Transported to hospital for further care.
  • 8100 Block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of male and female lying underneath a tree near businesses. Contact made and found nothing suspicious; they were waiting for a friend to pick them up. 

June 7

  • 13800 Block of 78th Avenue. Report of cable box cover and fence rail removed.
  • 6900 Block of Crest Drive. Report of multiple items stolen from unlocked cars in driveway.
  • 9700 Block of 85th Avenue. Report of male sleeping on hill for an extended period of time. Officer responded and found party was waiting for friend to pick him up.

June 8

  • 13500 Block of 83rd Way. Report of unwanted people and cars in parking lot of business. Officer responded and found parties had carpooled to concert.  Advised that business was closing and was uncomfortable with them being there; individuals cooperative about leaving.
  • 8100 Block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of a female approached for directions by male in vehicle who then made suspicious comments to her.
  • 7300 Block of Kirkwood Lane. Report of damage to trailer and padlock removed. No items apparently missing. 

June 9

  • 6200 Block of Magda Drive. Report of burglary; vehicle in garage accessed and remote taken.
  • 17000 Block of 98th Avenue. Report of several items stolen from new construction site.
  • 11500 Block of Fountains Drive. Report of shoplifting. Suspect grabbed merchandise and left store in unknown vehicle. 

June 10

  • Elm Creek Boulevard and Grove Drive. Report of vehicle where occupants appeared to be throwing fireworks out of the window. Contact made and was unconfirmed.
  • 16700 Block of 94th Avenue. Report of vehicle left running in parking lot with unattended children sleeping inside, gone upon officer’s arrival. 

During this time period there were 34 property damage traffic accidents and 10 property damage injury traffic accidents.

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