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.
10:04 p.m. Suspicious activity. 15th Avenue N. An officer was dispatched for a report of a possible burglary in progress. The officer was advised the home security system was alerting the garage door was open. The officer arrived and saw the garage door was closed. He checked the exterior of the residence and noticed the garage service door was unsecured. The home was cleared of any unwanted persons. The homeowner arrived and informed the officer nothing was missing.
10:20 p.m. Suspicious smell. Seventh Street N. Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex for a report of an odor of marijuana. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant. The woman reported the number of the apartment she believed the smell was coming from. Officers approached the door and could smell a faint odor of burned marijuana. Officers knocked on the door and made contact with the tenant. The man stated he knew why the officers were there and handed over a backpack containing a small amount of marijuana and some paraphernalia. The contraband was seized and the man was cited.
3:03 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Third Street N. Officers were dispatched for a report of a vehicle on the road with no plates. Officers stopped the vehicle and met with the driver. While speaking with the driver, the officer learned there was no insurance on the vehicle and the female driver didn’t have a license. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, an officer observed an odor of marijuana. Through further investigation the officer learned there was marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle. He also learned a female passenger also had a warrant out for her arrest. The vehicle was impounded due to it not having insurance, the driver was cited for driving after revocation, the male passenger was cited for possession and the female passenger was arrested for her warrant.
1:19 p.m. Intoxicated person. 601 Pinecone Road N. Officers were dispatched to the Grand at Mulligans for a report of an overly intoxicated woman who was unable to care for herself. Officers met with the woman and family members. Officers observed the woman was very intoxicated and had vomited on herself. Officers administered a breathalyzer test, which indicated the woman was twice the legal limit. Gold Cross Ambulance transported the woman to the hospital because of her intoxication level.
10:23 a m. No pay. 212 Riverside Ave. S. An officer was dispatched to take a report of a driver who had pumped $31 worth of gasoline into his vehicle and then drove off. The officer met with an employee who had a partial plate and a description of the vehicle. The officer was able to locate the vehicle and called the registered owner. The owner admitted to being at the Holiday Store. He stated he thought his wife had paid for the gas but she stated she had not. The officer learned the incident was an honest mistake. The man provided the officer with a credit card number for the gas. The information was forwarded to the Holiday Store.
5:10 p.m. Domestic. Hwy. 15 and CR 1. Officers were dispatched to assist St. Cloud police in locating a man who was wanted for committing a domestic assault against a woman in Sartell. Officers located the man’s vehicle traveling on Hwy. 15. The vehicle was stopped and the man was taken into custody. The man was transported to Stearns County Jail and could be charged with fifth-degree domestic assault.
2:18 a.m. DWI. Pinecone Road S. and Second Street S. While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle swerving heavily. The vehicle crossed the centerline and fog line several times. The officer stopped the vehicle and the officer smelled an odor of alcohol. The woman was told the reason for the stop and she admitted to drinking. Field sobriety tests were conducted and the woman showed several signs of impairment. A preliminary breath test was conducted and indicated the woman was nearly four times the legal limit. She was arrested and could be charged with DWI; her vehicle was impounded.