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Fraudulent Activity, Unruly Customer, Sleeper: MGPD Incident Report

Feb 11, 2018 06:31PM ● By Wendy Erlien
A synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in Maple Grove during the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2018.

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

January 28
12500 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of threatening and unruly customers at place of business. Upon officers’ arrival, the individuals had left. Employee advised to call 911 if the suspects returned. 

12000 block of 62nd Avenue. Report of chimney fire at residence. Officer responded, found active fire. Fire department arrived and distinguished fire.  

January 29
9400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Report of male walking around parking lot of business. Officer responded and found the individual was trying to locate someone to help him jump start his car battery, no problems.

13300 block of Maple Knoll Way. Report of money stolen from purse at residence during a party. No suspect information.

14000 block of 96th Avenue. Report of package stolen from doorstep. No suspect information.

9100 block of Larkspur Glade. Report of injury where light fixture had fallen onto individual. 
Officer responded and offered assistance until paramedics arrived to transport victim to hospital for further care.

January 30
18300 block of 95th Place. Report of two males walking around a house. Officer made contact and found they were employees of a construction company and were there to complete a job.

15300 block of Grove Circle. Report of window broken at place of business. Unknown who or what caused the damage.

8000 block of Wedgewood Lane. Report of theft in progress at retail store.  Officers responded and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle that had come to pick up the suspect. Occupants were arrested for theft and possession of controlled substance.

January 31
16800 block of 78th Place. Report of bag and eyeglasses stolen overnight from vehicle parked in driveway. No suspect information.

12900 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of items stolen from retail store and the three suspects fled in a vehicle. Incident under investigation.

February 1
16500 block of 96th Avenue. Officer on routine patrol noted vehicle parked and running in parking lot of business.  Contact made and male driver found sleeping in his vehicle following relocation. Advised cannot sleep there and individual left without incident.

13700 block of Timber Crest Drive. Report of handgun stolen overnight from unlocked vehicle parked in driveway. No suspect information. 

17500 block of 79th Place. Report of fraudulent attempt to use individual’s social security number.  Victim learned from employer that unknown suspect tried to collect unemployment benefits. No financial loss.

February 2
11800 block of 73rd Avenue. Report of no pay. Officer made contact and found four individuals had left restaurant without paying their bill. Incident under investigation.

Maple Grove Parkway and I-94. Report of vehicle fire. Officer responded to assist until the fire department arrived to extinguish the flames.

12900 block of 63rd Avenue. Report of an unruly and intoxicated customer inside of business. Officer responded and found the person had left. Advised to call 911 if further contact was made with the suspect. 

February 3 
12300 block of Main Street. Officer on routine patrol observed a vehicle parked in transit ramp with blankets covering the windows. Contact was made with a female who stated she had been sleeping. Advised of ordinance and individual agreed to leave without issue.

12900 block of Maple Knoll Way. Officer on routine patrol observed vehicle stopped in middle of the roadway. Contact made with the driver who was arrested for DWI.

12200 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of wallet stolen while individual was at place of business and reported fraudulent credit card activity. Incident under investigation.

During this time period there were 46 property damage traffic accidents and six property damage injury traffic accidents.

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