Saturday, May 11, 2013
Items were stolen from several vehicles on April 28, and a bike was taken from a driveway on April 30.
The following is a synopsis of several incidents that occurred in Maple Grove during the week of April 26 to May2, 2013 as provided by the Maple Grove Police Department. For additional details, check out the Maple Grove website crime mapping section. Burglary Financial Transaction Card Fraud Damage to Property Medical Theft Theft From Auto Vandalism There were 29 property damage crashes and one personal injury traffic crash reported during this time period. Join Maple Grove Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
The Maple Grove Fire Department also responded to a few burnt food incidents.
The following incidents were responded to by the Maple Grove Fire Department from April 22-27, 2013. Details and incident descriptions provided by the Maple Grove Fire Department. There were also seven incidents of false or malfunctioning alarms. Related content
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety will be tweeting every arrest from Friday’s patrols. Catch all the tweets here.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has a new tool when it comes to deterring drunken driving: Twitter. On Friday night, there will be 150 squads patrolling major corridors in the Twin Cities’ largest-ever, one-night, coordinated DWI enforcement effort. But this effort isn’t notable just because of its size; it will also offer Minnesotans the chance to follow along via Twitter. The Department of Public Safety (@MnDPS_OTS) will tweet the age and gender of those arrested for DWI using the hashtag #May10DWI. Too busy to follow along in real time? Check out the agency’s tweets and other related mentions in the live blog above. (People viewing this article on a mobile browser may not be able to view the live blog.)
The following arrest information was supplied by the Maple Grove Police Department in an adult arrest report for April 21-26, 2013. It does not indicate charges or a conviction.
A 36-year-old Crystal man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, warrant arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, providing a false name on the 12900 block of 63rd Avenue North April 21. A 30-year-old Eagan woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia on the 12900 block of 63rd Avenue North April 21. A 41-year-old Maple Grove woman was arrested for shoplifting on the 8100 block of Wedgewood Lane North April 21. A 29-year-old Maple Grove man was arrested for disorderly conduct, trespassing on the 11800 block of Foutains Way April 21. A 26-year-old Little Fall man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, providing a false name, driving without insurance, …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The April 24 fire which destroyed a home on the 7700 block of Chesshire Lane North in Maple Grove.
An investigation has been completed by the Maple Grove Fire Department into the cause of an April 24 house fire that destroyed a home on the 7700 block of Chesshire Lane North. A lamp cord, which overheated and arced, according to the Maple Grove Fire Department, was determined to have started the fire. “The frame of the couch was sitting on top the cord which caused the cord to kink. Black electrical tape was wrapped around the cord approximately 12 inches from the plug. It was unknown if there was previous damage to the cord,” according to the Maple Grove Fire Department incident report. “Arcing was found on several locations on the wire of the cord.” Burn patterns indicated “the fire started behind the couch and burned up and outward,” …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Maple Grove police were searching for the owner of a dune buggy recovered in 2012.
Updated 3:30 p.m. May 7, 2013 According to Maple Grove Police Detective Tanya Petz: "We located the owner on the dune buggy, a local police department responded to a tri county email." 1 p.m. May 7, 2013 Maple Grove Police are searching for the owner of a recovered dune buggy – and asking for the public’s assistance. The dune buggy, pictured right, was found in a trailer stolen from Hanson Implement Storage on the 18400 Bass Lake Road in Maple Grove. The trailer was later recovered Nov.13, 2012 in Brooklyn Center, according to police, who said the dune buggy doesn’t belong to the trailer owner. Maple Grove Police are currently in possession of the vehicle, but do not know where it was initially stolen from, according to Detective Tanya …
Monday, May 6, 2013
This week's selections include a man who shot himself in a police department parking lot, an 80-year-old woman dies in a crash and a dozen departments fight a fire.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Paper Left Behind After Man Shot Himself May Contain Clues to Woman's Disappearance After showing up to discuss missing person Mandy Matula, David Roe shot himself in the head. Matula is still missing, and police are looking for information. Second Suspect in Fatal Shooting Taken into Custody Justin Kenyatta Watson, 32, also known as 'Boog,' has been charged with the murder of a Shakopee teen. Mark Mauer: 'I Brought This Upon Myself' 'I didn't kill anybody. I didn't…
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This week's compilation includes a Red Cross Hero, 'unemployment is a very boring existence,' MCA issues, profitable liquor store, superintendent search and light rail.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Brooklyn Park Man Pulled From Maple Grove Pond Dies The 20-year-old man was pulled from the pond near the 12300 block of Elm Creek Boulevard. Freshwater Society Officially Declares Ice Out on Lake Minnetonka The call came at 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning; Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol uses a different standard. Dayton Heckled in Shakopee, Calls Audience 'Rude' and 'Juvenile' Gov. Mark Dayton told a Shakopee audience that "I’ve been all over the state and I’ve …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The fire was reported around 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4.
Four of the Maple Grove Fire Department stations responded to a house fire on the 7600 block of Mariner Place North around 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4. More than five people live in the home, according to Maple Grove Fire Chief Scott Anderson, who indicated there were no injuries reported. The fire had reportedly started in the basement and had spread to the upper floor by the time crews had arrived. As of approximately 9:30 a.m., crews remained on the scene clearing remaining hot spots in the house. Anderson said the rest of the morning would be spent investigating the cause of the fire. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
The renovated facility, which opened to the public in early April, is a joint collaboration between the Maple Grove and Plymouth police departments.