Dec. 8 Sartell police blotter

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Nov. 22

3:46 p.m. Warrant. Benton Drive/Ridge Road. While on routine patrol an officer ran a routine license plate check on a vehicle. At the completion of the check the officer learned the female driver had a revoked license and a warrant out for her arrest. The driver of the vehicle matched the description of the vehicle’s registered owner so the officer conducted a stop on the vehicle. The officer made contact with the driver and told her the reason for the stop. She identified herself as the wanted party. The officer placed the woman under arrest for her warrant without incident. The officer then searched the vehicle and located a metal container containing several tramadol pills, a schedule 4 drug. The female was then transported to the Benton County Jail without incident.

10:52 p.m. Welfare check. 21 CR 120. Officers were dispatched to Walmart for a report of a male yelling to call 911 because he was going to pass out. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the patient who was disoriented. Officers helped him back into his vehicle so he could sit and assessed him, gathering patient information until EMTs arrived on scene. Gold Cross checked the male’s blood sugar and found it to be extremely high. Officers assisted with moving the patient from his vehicle to the cot. He was then transported to the St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance.

Nov. 23

7:01 p.m. Medical. Seventh Street N. An officer was dispatched to first respond for a newborn child that was not waking up. The officer arrived on scene and observed the child to be breathing. The officer placed the child on the couch and started sternum rubs. The newborn began to open her eyes and then began to cry. The officer then provided oxygen and monitored the child’s condition until Gold Cross arrived on scene. Paramedics continued the assessment of the infant and didn’t transport the child to the hospital.

11:29 p.m. Agency assist. Heritage Drive/CR 1. An officer was dispatched to assist a Stearns County deputy with a traffic stop. The officer arrived on scene and stood by for officer safety as the deputy conducted a search of the vehicle. The deputy located 152 pills inside the vehicle that tested positive for methamphetamine. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail by the deputy.

Nov. 24

2:35 p.m.  Medical. First Street N.E.  An officer was dispatched to an apartment complex for a report of a 39-year-old male with abdominal pain. The officer arrived on scene and located the male patient inside of his apartment. The male party stated to the officer that he was in a lot of pain and the pain started a few days ago. The officer stayed with the male until Gold Cross arrived on scene to continue the assessment. The officer assisted paramedics as necessary.

11:41 p.m. Suicidal person. Riverside Avenue S. Officers were dispatched for a report of a male party who had made suicidal comments. Officers arrived on scene and located the male seated in a chair in a basement bedroom. Officers gave the man verbal commands and placed him in handcuffs for officer safety. After speaking with the male’s family, officers determined it was best to transport the male to the St. Cloud Hospital for a mental-health evaluation. Officers did so and left the man in the care of hospital staff.

Nov. 25

3:08 a.m. DWI. Heritage Drive/Roberts Road. While on routine patrol, an officer observed a one-vehicle crash at the roundabout of Heritage Drive and Roberts Road. The officer located the female driver and asked if she was injured. While speaking with the driver, the officer observed signs of impairment and conducted field sobriety tests on the driver. She failed all testing and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DWI. The female was transported to the Sartell Police Department where she provided a breath sample of 0.16. The female was charged with third-degree DWI and transported to Stearns County Jail.

11:58 p.m. Assault. 207 CR 120. Officers were dispatched to Sam’s Club for a report of an assault that had taken place. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the female victim and several witnesses. The male who had committed the assault was no longer on scene. Officers discovered the male had pushed a shopping cart into the female several times and had thrown a roll of packing wrap at her. Statements were collected as well as a health release for the victim, as she was five weeks pregnant. The male was cited for fifth-degree assault and advised of his mandatory court date.

Nov. 26

3:41 a.m. Medical. 520 First St. N.E. An officer was dispatched to first respond to Country Manor Health Care Center for a report of an elderly male experiencing chest pain. The officer arrived on scene and located the male patient in his resident room. The male stated he had no difficulty breathing. The officer checked to see if the male was oriented to date and time and obtained a medical history. Gold Cross arrived on scene and took over the assessment; the officer assisted as necessary.

Nov. 27

8:04 p.m. Vehicle crash. Edgewater Lane/CR 1. Officers were dispatched to first respond to a two-vehicle crash involving injuries. Officers arrived on scene and met with the driver and passenger of vehicle one. Both stated they were injured and experiencing back and neck pain. Officers held C-Spine until Gold Cross arrived on scene to take over care. Through further investigation, officers discovered that driver one had stopped in the roadway due to deer crossing in front of him. Vehicle one was then rear-ended by vehicle two. The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were uninjured. The driver of vehicle two was cited for failure to drive with due care. An accident exchange form was completed and issued to both drivers.

Nov. 28

6:46 p.m. Driving complaint. Hwy. 15/CR 120. Officers were dispatched for a report of a possibly impaired driver. The complainant was reporting the vehicle had crossed the fog line several times. Officers located the vehicle as it traveled north on Riverside Avenue. An officer conducted a stop on the vehicle and met with the driver. The officer explained the reason for the stop and the driver stated he had not consumed alcohol or drugs recently. The driver was put through field sobriety testing and passed all tests. The driver was released after being verbally warned for inattentive driving.

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