MAPLE PLAIN, MN – Six individuals in Maple Plain reported to West Hennepin Public Safety Department that their vehicles had been rummaged through Jan. 24.
According to the WHPSD media report:
At 3:59 a.m., a resident in the 1700 block of Howard Lake reported finding a dome light on inside his wife’s vehicle and footprints in the snow in his yard. An officer checked the area on foot and by patrol squad car, and did not locate anyone. It was unknown if anything was taken from the vehicle.
Three other residents on Howard Avenue also reported that someone had gone through their vehicles. In one case, at a residence in the 1600 block, nothing was missing, but a hat not owned by the vehicle owner was found next to the vehicle and was given to police. That hat belonged to an individual whose vehicle was rummaged through in the 1700 block. Ray-Ban sunglasses and a camouflage hat were stolen from that vehicle. There was nothing missing from another vehicle that had been gone through in the 1600 block.
At 8:04 a.m., a resident in the 4900 block of Drake Street reported her son’s vehicle was rummaged through and a wallet, cash, a debit card, and gift card were stolen. Neighborhood children found her son’s wallet a block away and had returned it to him, but the cash and cards were no longer in the wallet.
In the 5200 block of Bryantwood Drive, a resident reported the trunk and console on her husband’s locked truck had been gone through and an extra key was stolen, as well as miscellaneous change.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact WHPSD at 763-479-0500.