April 3 Sartell police blotter

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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.

March 27

1:25 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer conducted a license- plate check. The owner of the vehicle had a revoked license. The officer stopped the vehicle and verified the owner was the driver. The driver was issued a citation for the infraction and a valid driver arrived to drive the vehicle.

March 28

8 p.m. ATV complaint. Seventh Street S. An officer was dispatched to a boy riding an all-terrain vehicle in a park. Officers met with the boy and his parent and they explained he was helping maintain bird houses behind his property. He was advised about riding an ATV on public property.

March 29

1:45 p.m. Motorist assist. Pinecone Road. An officer was dispatched to a motorist who had locked their keys inside the vehicle they were driving. The officer used an unlock kit to open the vehicle.

March 30

9 p.m. DWI. 17th Street S. A citizen called about a vehicle driving erratically and braking suddenly. Officers found the vehicle and the driver still in the vehicle. The driver showed signs of impairment. Officers were made aware of a warrant for the individual’s arrest. The driver was arrested for DWI and the warrant and transported to Stearns County Jail.

March 31

2:20 p.m. Traffic stop. 36th Avenue N. An officer stopped a vehicle for a brake light. When questioned, the driver told the officer he had a canceled license. The officer discovered the license was canceled due to inimical public safety. The driver was placed under arrest for the license infraction.

April 1

6:30 p.m. Theft. CR 1. Officers were dispatched to a place of business where an employee of the business was caught concealing merchandise. Officers cited the individual for the theft and waited with the individual for their parent to arrive.

April 2

9:05 a.m. Traffic stop. Second Avenue N. An officer saw a vehicle displaying an expired registration tab on their vehicle. Conducting a check of the license plate returned the owner of the vehicle had a revoked license. The officer conducted a stop based on the expired tabs. The driver admitted they knew they had a revoked license and could not be driving. The driver could not produce proof of insurance either. The driver was cited for all three infractions.

Author: Mike Knaak

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