Sept. 11 Sartell police blotter

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Sept. 5

5:55 p.m. Harassment restraining order. Pinecone Road. Officers were dispatched to a business where an individual was being harassed by another. The suspect had a restraining order against him. Officers arrived but the individual had already left. Via phone conversation, the suspect was aware of his harassment restraining order and informed the officers he would turn himself in the following day.

Sept. 6

3:45 p.m. DUI. 12th Street N. Officers stopped a vehicle because a passenger was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver showed signs of impairment. Officers conducted a sobriety test. The individual was arrested and transported to St. Cloud Hospital prior to being transported to the Stearns County jail for first-degree DUI.

Sept. 7

3:35 p.m. Identity theft. 20th Avenue S. An individual reported her identity protection company had notified her that her son’s Social Security number had been used to open a cell-phone account. The cell-service provider agreed to lock the account until the person could come in person to verify the information.

Sept. 8

10:45 p.m. Bike-safety equipment. Hwy. 15. Officers noticed an individual riding the shoulder with no safety equipment on his bike. Officers stopped the individual to inform him he needed safety equipment on his bike and a verbal warning was issued.

Sept. 9

1:45 a.m. Intoxicated person. CR 120. Officers were dispatched to a man lying in the grass close to the road. Officers saw the individual passed out. The officer woke the individual and the individual showed signs of intoxication. Officers found he lived close by and stayed with the individual until a roommate arrived to take him home.

Sept. 10

11:15 p.m. Suspicious activity. Riverside Avenue S. Officers were dispatched to a residence where the resident heard what she described as a person screaming across the road. Upon arrival the sound was discovered to be an animal in the area.

Sept. 11

12:55 a.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. Officers observed a vehicle make an illegal U-turn in an intersection. When stopped, the driver admitted he knew he was not in the turn lane prior to making the turn. Driver was issued a citation for the infraction.

Author: Mike Knaak

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