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6:21 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue and CR 78. While on patrol near the intersection of Riverside Avenue S. and CR 78, an officer observed a dark-colored sport utility vehicle headed his direction. The officer recorded a speed of 43 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The office stopped the vehicle. The driver stated he was unsure how fast he was going but did know the speed limit was 30 mph. The officer issued a citation for speed.
8:59 p.m. DWI. Pinecone Road S. Officers were dispatched for a report of an intoxicated man leaving a restaurant in a vehicle. Officers located the vehicle as it was exiting a liquor store’s parking lot. Officers initiated a stop on the vehicle and met with the driver. The man was unable to pass field sobriety tests. The man’s preliminary breath test indicated he was nearly three times the legal limit. The man was taken into custody and could be charged with DWI. His vehicle was impounded.
6:25 p.m. Medical. 207 CR 120. Officers were dispatched to Sam’s Club for a report of a woman who was choking. When the officer found the woman in the food court, the officer learned a good Samaritan had successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver, removing the obstruction. The woman said her ribs were sore from the Heimlich maneuver, but she was otherwise OK. The officer monitored the woman until paramedics arrived to check her out. She was cleared by Gold Cross.
11:19 a.m. Driving complaint. Pheasant Drive. Officers were dispatched for a report of a vehicle that was out of control and had struck a pole. Officers were advised the vehicle left the scene. Officers located the vehicle parked at the SuperAmerica on Pinecone Road. Officers located the driver inside the store. Through further investigation the man was placed under arrest and could be charged with controlled substance DUI.
4:08 p.m. Crash. Riverside Avenue S. An officer observed a motor-vehicle accident that had occurred in the 1100 block of CR 1. The officer met with all occupants of both vehicles who stated they were fine. Through further investigation it was determined that vehicle one had entered the shoulder intending to make a U-turn. The driver of vehicle one didn’t see vehicle two in his blind spot and initiated the U-turn. Vehicle two was struck in the passenger rear quarter panel by vehicle one.
7:37 p.m. DWI. Evergreen Drive. Officers were dispatched for a report of an intoxicated driver. Officers located the vehicle described in the complaint disabled in the parking lot behind AmericInn. Officers located the registered owner who admitted to drinking and driving. He failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. The man was arrested and could be charged with third-degree DWI. He was transported to The Stearns County Jail.
8:31 p.m. Disorderly. Bridgeport Drive. Officers were dispatched for a report of a woman who was out of control, throwing items and breaking TVs. Officers were advised the woman had a knife and had locked herself inside the home. Officers were able to make entry into the home. Officers were able to defuse the situation and detain the woman without causing any harm to anyone. The woman was transported to St. Cloud Hospital for an evaluation.