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Burglary, Unwanted Person, Suspicious Activity: Maple Grove Police Incident Report

A synopsis of some of the incidents responded to by the Maple Grove Police Department during the week of July 21-27, 2019 in Maple Grove.

July 21
Near Hemlock Lane and Main Street. Officer on routine patrol observed erratic driving behavior and equipment violation. Contact was made with the driver who exhibited signs of alcohol impairment and was arrested for DWI.

13000 block of Weaver Lake Road. Report of burglary. Officer responded and found
window of business had been shattered to gain entry and merchandise stolen. The incident is under investigation.

15000 block of 71st Place. Report of theft from vehicle. Officer made contact and found
window on vehicle had been broken and GPS stolen. No suspect information.
 
July 22
13000 block of 86th Avenue. Report of welfare check. Officer responded and found the screaming heard by a concerned citizen was due to a large number of children at a party who were playing games, there were no problems.
 
13900 block of Grove Drive. Report of unwanted person. Officer responded and found an ex-
employee had refused to leave the scene. The individual was served a trespass notice
and left without further issue.
 
15800 block of Grove Circle. Report of shoplifting. Officer responded and found adult
female had stolen items and was involved in dispute with staff.  The suspect was arrested
for shoplifting and trespassed from the business. 
 
July 23
12500 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of unwanted person. Officer responded and
found irate customer was causing a disturbance due to disagreement with staff. The individual left the scene without further incident.
 
6300 block of Vinewood Lane. Report of harassment. Officer responded and found
guest had discovered obscene notes left outside of hotel room, no suspect information.
 
Near Elm Creek Boulevard and 89th Place. Officer on routine patrol made contact with driver of vehicle due to equipment violation. The individual was arrested for driving after revocation, uninsured vehicle, and intent to escape motor vehicle tax.
 
July 24
11900 block of 73rd Avenue. Report of individual passed out inside vehicle parked at business.
Officer responded and found intoxicated individual in the driver's seat with vehicle running. The adult male was arrested for DWI.
 
9300 block of Upland Lane. Report of suspicious person. Officer responded and found individual had been observed carrying what appeared to be a gun into the building. The male was located, and it was determined he was a construction worker who had been carrying a measuring gun.
 
8100 block of Balsam Lane. Report of suspicious activity. Officer made contact and
found a young boy biking home was approached by an adult male in a vehicle asking if he wanted a ride, unable to locate.
 
July 25
10800 block of Nathan Lane. Report of theft from vehicle. Officer responded and found
GPS had been stolen overnight from vehicle parked outside of residence, no suspect information.
 
8200 block of Main Street. Report of medical. Officer responded and found individual had
fallen and sustained a head injury.  Provided aid until ambulance arrived to transport victim to hospital for further care.
 
8400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Report of theft from vehicle. Officer responded and found window
had been smashed on locked vehicle and purse had been stolen, subsequent fraudulent transactions had occurred. The incident is under investigation.
 
July 26
8400 block of Dunkirk Lane. Officer on routine patrol made contact with two occupants of
vehicle in park after hours. The adult female was arrested for 5th degree possession of
controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
 
13900 block of Grove Drive. Report of bicycle theft. Officer made contact and found female
suspect had left business on bicycle without making payment, unable to locate. The incident is under investigation.
 
15400 block of 70th Place. Report of suspicious person. Officer made contact and found
unknown male had parked vehicle on private drive and then walked into the woods. The individual returned shortly and stated he had taken a break from working on residence
nearby which was confirmed; there were no issues.
 
July 27
Near Highway 610 and Maple Grove Parkway. Officer on routine patrol made contact with adult female who had been driving erratically. The suspect was arrested for DWI and careless driving.
 
7800 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Report of a noise complaint. Officer responded and found
staff requested guests be asked to leave the business following multiple warnings about
noise complaints and breaking other rules. The group left the business without any further
problems.
 
8100 block of Yellowstone Lane. Report of theft from vehicle. Officer responded and found
multiple tools had been stolen from vehicle overnight and two other vehicles gone through, no suspect information.

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