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7:39 p.m. Dog complaint. 4th Avenue N. A complaint was made regarding a dog being outside all day and barking. The caller was concerned the dog was not being cared for. Officers spoke with the homeowner who showed the dog had access into the garage. The dog did not seem to be in any distress.
11:59 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Riverside Avenue N. While on patrol, an officer noticed a vehicle parked in a driveway with the trunk left open. An officer contacted the homeowner who stated they just forgot to shut it.
1:37 a.m. Open door. While checking local businesses, a reserve officer found an unlocked door. The building was cleared and the keyholder was contacted to secure the building.
2:31 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A female was witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. She admitted to the theft. She was issued a citation and released.
11:35 a.m. Disorderly conduct. 14th Avenue E. A male had become enraged and threatened staff while in a local business. He threw open a door and caused damage to the sheet rock. He was issued a citation for disorderly conduct and property damage.
5:03 p.m. DWI. Riverside Avenue N. A report was made of an intoxicated male who had driven into a yard and was stuck in the ice. Officers arrived and performed field sobriety testing. He was arrested and transported to Stearns County Jail.
2:12 p.m. Stalled vehicle. Highway 15. An officer came across a vehicle stalled on the side of the highway. The male stated his wife ran out of gas and she took his truck while he waited for Andy’s to bring gas for her vehicle. The officer transported him to a local gas station to obtain gas and then brought him back to the vehicle.
3:45 p.m. Traffic stop. 7th Street N. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 49 mph in a posted 20-mph zone. The driver stated she was unaware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
11:19 p.m. Vehicle theft. CR 120. Sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Someone removed a side mirror from a vehicle.
6:25 a.m. Suspicious person. CR 120. Complaints were made regarding a male yelling and banging on a car window while a female was inside. Officers arrived and found the male and female were in a verbal argument. The female stated it was not physical. It was found the male had a warrant for his arrest. Officers placed him under arrest and transported him to Stearns County Jail without incident.
8:33 a.m. Stalled vehicle. Riverside Avenue. While on patrol, an officer came across a vehicle stalled in the turn lane. The driver stated she didn’t know what was wrong and that it needed to be towed. The officer called a tow service and provided safety lights until the tow truck arrived.
7:45 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 64 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
10:04 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 49 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver stated he was not aware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
11:42 p.m. Domestic. A report was made of a male and female arguing while the male was throwing items around the home. Officers were able to calm both of the parties down while a third party arrived to stay with the couple.
9:51 a.m. Animal complaint. 2½ Street. A report was made of a dead deer on the sidewalk. An officer arrived with the maintenance department and they loaded the animal in a truck to dispose of it.
12:31 p.m. Traffic stop. Sartell Bridge. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 43 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver did not speak to the officer. He was issued a citation and released.
2:27 a.m. Traffic stop. Heritage Drive. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 51 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he knew he was speeding. He was issued a citation and released.
2:18 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 61 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated she was aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
2:41 p.m. Juvenile problem. Brookwood Lane. A report was made of a teenage boy taking his parents’ car after they told him not to. An officer arrived and spoke with the boy and was able to defuse the situation.
9:49 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 46 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver was unaware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
1:38 p.m. Assist St. Cloud. CR 120. A Sartell officer assisted a St. Cloud officer in the search for a possible suicidal male. The male was located and taken to St. Cloud Hospital for an evaluation.
8:49 a.m. Property damage. Evergreen Road. Sometime between Sunday evening and 8 a.m., someone entered the storm shelter and caused approximately $2,300 worth of damage.
Author: Christian Gilman
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