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Shoplifting, Turkey Trouble, Erratic Driver: MGPD Incident Report

Oct 31, 2017 08:10PM ● By Wendy Erlien

The following synopsis of incidents occurred in Maple Grove Oct. 15-21, 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.

Oct. 15

9400 block of Dunkirk Lane. While on routine patrol, officer made contact with two occupants of a vehicle. Both were arrested for possession of controlled substance, one of the suspects also had warrant.

6300 block of Vinewood Lane. Report of loud party, party occupants were not cooperative when approached by staff. Officer responded and advised if further police contact was made, party would be shut down, group agreed to comply.

8200 block of Xene Lane. Report of suspicious activity; party had arrived at co-worker’s home for airport pick-up, received no response. Officers arrived, made contact with homeowner, no issues.

9400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Report of shoplifter, officer responded, suspect cited for shoplifting and trespassed from business.

Oct. 16

12700 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of male slumped over in running vehicle. Officer made contact and found intoxicated party, who was arrested for DWI.

9400 block of Kirkwood Way. Report of two cell phones stolen from vehicle parked in driveway overnight.

104th Avenue and Quaker Lane. Report of suspicious vehicle driving several times around the neighborhood. Officer made contact and found it was occupied by two individuals, who were trying to locate an address.

Oct. 17

8000 block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of a smoking vehicle in parking lot of business. Officer responded along with the fire department, incident under investigation.

9800 block of Hospital Drive. Report of license plate stolen from vehicle, no known suspect.

12500 block of 95th Place. Report of unlocked vehicle parked in driveway gone through overnight and evidence of car parked inside garage also tampered with.

11300 block of Fountains Drive. Report of two individuals who took unpaid items from store and fled in vehicle. Case under investigation.

Oct. 18

Elm Creek Boulevard and Grove Drive. Officer observed erratic driver speeding down the street, made contact, and found intoxicated individual who was arrested for DWI.

6900 block of Trenton Lane. Officer on routine patrol observed vehicle parked at dead end with two people sleeping inside. Contact was made with the parties who stated they pulled off to sleep since the rest area was closed, advised they could not sleep in a vehicle on city streets so they proceeded to a hotel.

6400 block of Glacier Lane. Report of several tools stolen from locked trailer parked at job site overnight, unknown suspects.

12400 block of 62nd Place. Report of a turkey on the playground. Officer responded and used catch pole to herd the bird out of the area which eventually flew over the fence.

Oct. 19

10500 block of 99th Place. Report of e-cig stolen from unlocked vehicle parked in driveway, suspect had also searched through the car.

6800 block of Empire Lane. Report of individual who fell down the stairs. Officer and ambulance responded. Injured party taken to hospital for further care.

13700 block of Grove Drive. Report of shoplifter in custody. Officer responded and suspect arrested for shoplifting.

6500 block of Olive Lane. Report of males looking into a car with a flashlight. Officer made contact and found the owner had been showing the vehicle to potential buyers.

Oct. 20

I-694 & Hemlock Lane. On routine patrol, officer observed vehicle stopped on the off ramp and made contact with driver who was arrested for DWI refusal.

9800 block of Norwood Lane. Report of two laptops stolen from unlocked vehicle parked in driveway.

15000 block of Grove Circle. Report of shoplifter in custody; officer responded and suspect cited for shoplifting and trespassed from business.

Oct. 21

9300 block of Deerwood Lane. Report of escalating verbal altercation between two individuals. Officer made contact but found nothing physical had occurred, parties left.

8600 block of Valley Forge Lane. Report of wallet stolen from bag; no suspects.

12100 block of 62nd Avenue. Report of loud music coming from residence.  Officer made contact with resident who was cooperative and turned music down.

11800 block of Fountains Way. Report of backpack with contents stolen from unlocked vehicle in parking lot.

During this time period there were 32 property damage traffic accidents and seven property damage injury traffic accidents.

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