If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the Sartell Police Department at 320-251-8186 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301, or access its tip site at tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department.
10:17 a.m. Domestic in progress. 14th Avenue E. Officers were dispatched to a local business for a report of a female client who was irate and yelling at her significant other. While enroute, officers were notified the woman slapped the man she was yelling at and then left in a white sport utility vehicle. Officers found the SUV on CR 29 and stopped it. The woman was semi-cooperative with officers and was taken into custody. The woman could be charged with domestic assault.
2:18 a.m. Fire. Wyoming Court. Officers were dispatched to a report of an electrical smell. Officers arrived and smelled smoke in the residence. Officers observed a fire had started in the hot-water heater. Officers disconnected power to the heater and ran cold water through the tank. The top panel of the tank was removed and no sign of damage was observed. Officers cleared the call after the house was ventilated.
9:22 p.m. DWI. 1575 Amber Ave. S. Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex for a report of a person in the front seat of a running vehicle slumped over. An officer found a running vehicle parked in a parking stall. As the officer approached the driver’s side of the vehicle, the officer observed a woman slumped across the center console of the vehicle. The officer woke the woman and immediately observed signs of heavy intoxication. The woman failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. The woman could be charged with second-degree DWI after completing a breath test at the police station. She was taken to Stearns County Jail.
9:25 a.m. Alarm. 19th Avenue N. Officers were dispatched to a residence for a report of an audible burglary alarm. Officers checked the perimeter of the residence and observed no footprints in the snow. All exterior doors were secure. Officers contacted a neighbor who advised no one was observed entering or leaving the home overnight and the homeowners were away on vacation. Officers made contact with the homeowners by phone and advised them of the alarm.
7:16 p.m. Drug paraphernalia. Amber Avenue S. Officers were dispatched for a report of a marijuana smell coming from an apartment. Officers attempted a knock at the door and observed drug paraphernalia through a window. After no one came to the door, officers received and executed a search warrant. Inside the apartment, officers found drug paraphernalia and stolen property. The stolen property was seized and returned to its rightful owner. A man was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property. He was taken to Stearns County Jail.
3:42 p.m. Medical. Sartell. An officer was dispatched to a report of a 71-year-old man experiencing chest pain and difficulty breathing. The officer arrived, provided oxygen and monitored the man’s condition until Gold Cross Ambulance arrived on scene. The man was transported to St. Cloud Hospital.
8:05 a.m. Medical. 1105 Central Park Boulevard. Officers were dispatched to a medical near Pinecone Central Park for a juvenile with extreme abdominal pain. An officer arrived and found the child on a school bus in the parking lot of the park. The child’s guardian arrived and the officer received medical history. After an assessment was completed, the child was taken to the doctor by the guardian.