Aug. 12 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.

Aug. 4

4 p.m. Noise. Third Street N. A caller reported a neighbor was blasting “Let It Go” from the “Frozen” movie soundtrack for the past two days. The complainant’s neighbor was upset about a repair made to complainant’s existing fence that butted up to the neighbor’s fence. An officer could hear the song loud and clear from a few houses down. The song remained playing on a loop. The officer told the neighbor that the music needed to be turned down or shut off.

Aug. 5

2:30 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. and Edgewater Lane. An officer witnessed a vehicle speeding. The officer warned them about their driving conduct.

Aug. 6

6:30 p.m. Stalled vehicle. Pinecone Road N. and 12th Street N. A stalled vehicle with mechanical issues was causing a traffic hazard. The vehicle was eventually able to start and get out of the traffic lane.

Aug. 7

10:30 a.m. Park Patrol. Pinecone Central Park. An officer on patrol performed park patrol. No issues.  

Aug. 8

9:15 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 10 and Benton Drive. An officer working a Toward Zero Deaths shift observed a vehicle speeding. The driver was given a citation for speed. Toward Zero Deaths is a program through the state of Minnesota with the goal of cutting down on hazardous driving.

Aug. 9

6 p.m. DWI. Hwy. 15 and CR 1. A driving complaint was reported that originated in Sauk Rapids but the vehicle came into Sartell. The vehicle was located at the registered owner’s address along with the driver. The driver was arrested for second-degree DWI, forfeited the vehicle and was transported to Stearns County Jail.

Aug. 10

11:30 a.m. Alarm. 10th Avenue N. An officer was dispatched to a residential burglar alarm. The officer saw an Erkens Water truck in the driveway. The officer spoke with the employee who was delivering salt and had already spoken with the homeowner regarding entry. The employee was ID’d.

Author: Ellarry Prentice

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