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.
8:20 p.m. Unwanted person. Le Sauk Drive. A caller reporter a man hanging around a business, “appeared to be on something,” and scaring guests off. He was asked to leave.
4:30 p.m. Agency assist. Amber Avenue S. Sartell officers assisted a neighboring agency by attempting to locate an individual who was a suspect in a third-degree assault.
5:40 p.m. Collision. First Street NE and Benton. Two vehicles collided with minor injuries and minor damage to both vehicles.
3:20 a.m. Agency assist. Seventh Avenue N. An officer overheard a neighboring city was out with a disorderly and intoxicated individual, so he assisted for officer safety.
10:30 p.m. Domestic dispute. Seventh Street N. A woman reported a man threw her to the ground. The man was under the influence of alcohol and possessed cocaine. Officers separated the two. The woman declined medical attention. The man was arrested for assault and taken to Stearns County Jail.
1:15 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Second Street S. Mayo Ambulance staff noticed a suspicious vehicle in a local business’s parking lot. Officers contacted the single occupant who stated he is currently homeless and sleeping in his vehicle. The officers noticed no signs of impairment and told the individual he could stay in the lot unless he was told otherwise by the business’s staff.
2:30 a.m. Fire. CR 120. An officer was dispatched to a business regarding a possible fire. Employees stated they smelled something burning but saw nothing out of the ordinary. Sartell firefighters located a rooftop unit that was overheating. They shut off the unit.