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.
3 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer stopped a vehicle driving on a flat tire. The driver told the officer that he did not have a license and could not provide proof of insurance. The driver had not transferred the vehicle title either. The officer allowed the vehicle to be parked in a nearby business parking lot and cited the driver for the infractions.
8:30 p.m. Driving complaint. 19th Avenue N. A citizen reported a reckless driver. A State Patrol trooper also witnessed the driving conduct and stopped the vehicle and assisted Sartell police. The driver was cited for reckless driving.
7:40 p.m. Intoxicated person. Second Street S. Officers were called about an intoxicated person who had fallen from a chair and hit his head. Officers arrived and worked with Mayo Ambulance in placing the individual into an ambulance for further evaluation and care.
2:20 a.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer heard squealing tires and witnessed a vehicle going through a roundabout with an individual half way out of the sun roof. The officer stopped the vehicle and cited multiple people for underage drinking and arrested one individual for possession of a controlled substance. The arrested individual was taken to Stearns County Jail.
7:20 p.m. Assault. 2½ Street N. Officers were dispatched to an assault at a residence. One of the parties was arrested for assault. The individual was transported to St. Cloud Hospital and treated for injuries prior to being transported to Stearns County Jail.
11:05 p.m. Assist. Twin Rivers Court. An officer was dispatched to a call about a customer who believed that a business employee was photographing their credit card. The officer talked with the employee and the customer. The customer was advised to contact their credit card company should any charges be made against the card.
4:15 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Hwy. 15. An officer checked on a vehicle parked on the highway. The officer contacted the owner of the vehicle and the owner stated that the vehicle needed a battery and a tire and he would remove it the same day.
11:10 p.m. DWI. Second Street S. A citizen called regarding a vehicle swerving in the road. Officers stopped the vehicle and the driver showed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety testing. The driver was arrested for DWI and transported to Stearns County Jail.
5:30 p.m. DWI and threats. Sunset Avenue. Officers responding to a tip about an intoxicated driver witnessed a driver pull into a residence. The driver was impaired and was arrested for DWI and having an open container in the vehicle. The driver made threats to a neighbor as the officers were arresting them. The driver was transported to Sterns County Jail.
12:55 a.m. Stolen vehicle. CR 120. An officer conducted a license plate check and learned the vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was occupied so the officer detained the driver. The driver admitted to the stolen vehicle, being in possession of methamphetamine and hypodermic needles. The driver was arrested for these infractions and St Cloud police took possession of the vehicle so they can notify the owner.
10:30 p.m. Traffic Stop. Hwy. 15. An officer stopped a vehicle for failing to signal. There was an open container in the back seat. As the officer interviewed passengers, some admitted to being in possession of methamphetamine and cocaine. Paraphernalia and a hypodermic needle were also found. Two individuals were arrested, one was issued a citation for the open container and the driver was given a verbal warning for the failing to signal.
5:20 a.m. Assistance. CR 120. An officer was dispatched to a call regarding persons no longer wanted at a business. One of the individuals gave the officer a false name. The officer transported the individual to Stearns County to be identified and was found to have warrants for his arrest.
11:40 a.m. No pay. Riverside Avenue S. A vehicle drove off without paying for fuel. A witness helped officers locate the vehicle. The driver was found to have a canceled license inimical to public safety. The driver was arrested for driving after cancellation and for the theft.
7:25a.m. Elevator alarm. Connecticut Avenue S. An officer was dispatched of an individual stuck in an elevator. The officer arrived with fire department and could not locate anyone stuck in an elevator. The elevators were found to be working properly.