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10:22 a.m. Gas leak. Oak Pond Drive. Officers and fire personnel were dispatched to a report of a gas leak. Upon arrival they observed a gas meter leaking gas on a home. The officers evacuated the neighboring homes while the leak was stopped.
2:40 p.m. Lost property. CR 120. An officer was called to a report of a lost wallet. The wallet was described as a brown money clip containing cards and an ID. If anyone finds a wallet matching the description please contact the Sartell Police Department
12:07 p.m. Complaint. Watab Park. An officer was dispatched to a complaint of someone using the city dumpster in the park. Officers were able to ID the offender by mail in the bags left in the dumpster. Officers spoke with the person and advised him of the ordinance violation. No further action was taken.
5:17 p.m. Abandoned property. Riverside Avenue S. Officers were called to a report of an abandoned bike. The officer took the bike to the PD for safekeeping.
11:45 a.m. Ordinance violation. 5th Avenue N. Officers were dispatched to a complaint of someone dumping rocks on the road. Officers made contact with the person who dumped the rocks. He was advised to stop and did so.
6:06 p.m. Suspicious person. 6th Avenue N. Officers were called regarding a person selling pest services door to door. Officers called the number on the business card left at the residence and informed the person they needed to have a solicitor’s permit in the City of Sartell.
8:29 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Sartell Lane. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the road. The complainant stated the vehicle had showed up the night before. Upon arrival, the officer observed a person in the back seat. The officer made contact with the individual who stated they had been drinking and didn’t want to drive home. The officer advised the person of the dangers of being in a vehicle while intoxicated and advised the person to go home.
11:31 p.m. Co Rd 120. Fireworks complaint. Officers were dispatched to a complaint of two juveniles in a parking lot setting off fireworks. The officers searched the lot and were unable to locate the juveniles. The complainant stated the youths had left in an unknown direction of travel shortly before the officers arrived.
6:15 p.m. Fire. Pinecone Road. Officers and fire personnel were dispatched to a report of a bailer fire. There were no injuries associated with the fire; officers assisted with traffic control for the firefighters.
9:30 p.m. Found property. 2nd Street S. Officers received a set of keys found at the post office. They were found lying on a counter inside the building. The property is held at the PD for safekeeping.
9:55 a.m. Assist. 2nd Avenue. Sartell PD assisted Sauk Rapids in clearing an abandoned house. The house has been empty for about a year but it appeared someone had been staying in the home.
4:58 p.m. Hazard. Pinecone Road. Officers were called to a report of a hazard in the road. Upon arrival the officers made contact with the driver who had lost a load of sheetrock off of his vehicle. The owners were able to pick up the sheetrock on their own.
2:20 p.m. Gunshot. Perimeter Drive. Officers were called to a report of gunshots in the city. Upon further investigation officers learned it was a nail gun being used at a construction site in the area. No further action was taken.
7:20 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 5th Street N.E. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The complainant stated the driver appeared to be sleeping in the vehicle while it was parked in his neighbor’s driveway. Officers made contact with the driver who stated he was a cable contractor doing some work for the homeowner. No further action was taken.