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4:57 a.m. Medical. 10th Street N. An officer was dispatched for a report of a 27-year-old male who was having chest pains and labored breathing. The officer arrived on scene and located the male patient sitting on the front steps of his residence. The officer obtained medical history and helped the man control his breathing. Gold Cross Ambulance arrived on scene and took over the assessment.
11:07 p.m. Intoxicated person. 1001 Seventh St. N. An officer was dispatched to Holiday gas station for a report of a male party who was passed out in the men’s bathroom. The officer arrived on scene and woke the male party. The male appeared intoxicated but was able to walk and talk. The male provided a breathalyzer test which indicated 0.176. Officers gave the man a ride home where he was left in the care of a family member.
7:36 a.m. Medical. Sunset Avenue. Officers were dispatched for a report of a 46-year-old female who had passed out for a few minutes. Officers arrived on scene and located the female in the living room alert and conscious. The female stated to officers she had hit her head after passing out. Officers monitored the woman’s condition until Gold Cross arrived on scene. Officers then assisted paramedics with loading the patient for transport to the St. Cloud Hospital.
8:20 p.m. Fire alarm. 11th Avenue E. Officers were dispatched to an unknown alarm at 209 11th Ave. E. Officers arrived on scene and could hear what sounded like a smoke detector. Sartell Fire Department arrived on scene and located what apartment the alarm was coming from. An officer made entry into the apartment and located a smoke detector in an open screened bedroom window that had gotten wet which had set it off. The officer was able to silence the alarm and made contact with the renters to advise them of the situation.
1:31 a.m. Domestic. Perimeter Drive. Officers were dispatched for a report of two males fighting. Officers arrived on scene and were advised one of the males had left the scene on foot. Officers set a perimeter and attempted to locate the male. Officers also took statements from witnesses and the second male involved. Charges were issued for domestic assault.
10:24 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 15/CR 120. While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle exiting the Walmart parking lot that appeared to have window tint darker than allowed by Minnesota statute. The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver. The male driver provided identification and after further investigation, the officer discovered the driver was suspended. The officer issued the driver a citation for the violation and verbally warned him for the window tint.
3:37 p.m. Traffic stop. Third Avenue N. An officer was running stationary radar in the 600 Block of westbound Seventh Street N., when a vehicle approached from the rear at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was pulled over and the driver admitted to speeding. The driver was verbally warned and released.
9:38 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 1001 Seventh St. N. An officer was dispatched to Holiday gas station for a report of a vehicle that was parked behind the store for a few hours. The officer arrived on scene and made contact with the driver. The male party stated he had gotten into an argument with his wife and they were texting. The officer advised the male to find a different place to park.
8:21 a.m. Medical. 10th Avenue N. An officer was dispatched for a report of an elderly female with shortness of breath. The officer arrived on scene and provided oxygen. The officer also monitored the woman’s condition until Gold Cross arrived on scene. The officer then assisted with loading the patient for transport to the St. Cloud Hospital.
2 p.m. Fraud. 207 CR 120. While at Sam’s Club on an unrelated call, an officer was given information on three fraudulent checks that had been passed by a female since May of 2017. The officer received the three checks, receipts and videos of the suspect. The incident is under investigation.