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Embezzlement, Burglary, Narcotics: MGPD Incident Report

Jan 14, 2018 06:13PM ● By Wendy Erlien

File photo: Maple Grove Police Car

The following synopsis of incidents occurred in Maple Grove Dec. 31, 2017 to Jan. 6, 2018, 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

December 31
11800 block of Fountains Way. Officers responded to a smoke alarm. Upon arrival, smoke alarm was due to burnt food in microwave that caused excessive smoke. The fire department arrived on scene to ventilate the room. 

9000 block of Weston Lane. Report of suspicious vehicle parked at dead end street with engine running and lights on. Officer made contact, person sleeping in the back seat, stated they had been kicked out of the house. Advised the individual they couldn’t sleep there.

9400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Report of stolen iPhone. Officer made contact and found an individual had met another party to sell an iPhone and the suspect ran off with it. No suspect information.

11600 block of Red Fox Drive. Report of window broken on an unlocked vehicle parked outside of residence. No items were taken. No suspect information.

11700 block of Central Park Way. Report of person pounding on window yelling for help. Officer made contact and found individual had been locked outside of building while letting their dog out. The party was barefoot and had been consuming alcohol. Ambulance arrived on scene and transported the person to the hospital for further care.

January 1
6700 block of Timber Crest Drive. Report of an occupied vehicle with hazards on parked on street for an extended time. Officer made contact, vehicle had a flat tire and party was waiting for roadside assistance to arrive.

12600 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of wallet stolen from purse inside of business. No suspect information.

17900 block of 96th Avenue. Report of multiple items stolen from home in owner’s absence. No suspect information.

January 2
9600 block of Upland Lane. Report of wallet stolen from individual’s purse while at place of employment, fraudulent financial transactions attempted. No suspect information.

12800 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of food items stolen and suspects fled the store. Incident under investigation.

January 2
7700 block of Main Street. Report of yelling coming from business. Officer responded and found two employees had an argument. No further issues.

11300 block of Fountains Drive. Report of clothing stolen from business. Suspect arrested for theft and trespassed from the store.

6600 block of Zircon Lane. Report of possible fire in unoccupied residence under construction. Officer responded and found that the space heater was operating safely.

January 3
6700 block of Narcissus Lane. Report of unconscious individual. Officer responded and administered aid until paramedics arrived to transport victim to hospital. 

Bass Lake Road and Fernbrook Court. Report of traffic altercation. Officer made contact with both parties and found nothing criminal had occurred. Incident resolved, no charges.

13700 block of Grove Drive. Report of employee taking money from cash registers. Suspect arrested for theft. 

Pineview Lane and Weaver Lake Road. Officer on routine patrol conducted a traffic stop of individual driving the wrong way on the boulevard.  The driver was arrested for DWI and careless driving.

January 4
7600 block of Jewel Lane. Report of residential burglary and items stolen.  Incident under investigation.

9400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Report of unruly customer. Officer responded, employee requested individual be removed. Trespass notice issued and suspect left the premise. 

8000 block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of individual observed shoplifting.  Officer responded, suspect arrested for theft and possession of shoplifting gear and outstanding warrant.

11300 block of Fountains Drive. Report of narcotics activity inside vehicle in parking lot of business. Officers made contact with the two occupants, who were in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia and were arrested.

January 5
7700 block of Dallas Lane. Report of harassing messages received. Officer made contact and advised individual to stop communication and block the individuals.

13900 block of Maple Knoll Way. Report of wallet stolen from purse inside vehicle that was left running outside business. No suspect information.

January 6
Highway 610 and Maple Grove Parkway. Report of individual asleep in running vehicle. Officer responded, and the person was arrested for possession of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant.

8800 block of Lawndale Lane. Report of shed on fire. Officer responded and found a heat lamp had tipped over inside the structure. Fire Department arrived and assisted. 

8000 block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of theft in progress. Officer responded and arrested two individuals for theft and possession of counterfeit bills.

11900 block of Central Park Way. Report of loud music. Officer made contact and the resident agreed to keep the noise down. 

During this time period there were 37 property damage traffic accidents and four property damage injury traffic accidents.

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