Dec. 11 – Sartell police blotter

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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.

Nov. 20

12:30 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Hwy. 15. Officers checked an occupied vehicle parked on the shoulder of Hwy. 15. Officers spoke with the driver. The driver was unable to adequately communicate with officers. Mayo Ambulance arrived and transported the individual to St. Cloud Hospital.

Nov. 21

11:55 a.m. Order for protection violation. CR 120.  An individual reported a violation for an Order for Protection. Police contacted the other individual and that person admitted to violating the order. The individual came to the Sartell police station and turned themselves in. The individual was transported to Stearns County Jail.

Nov. 22

5:55 p.m. Agency assist. Benton Drive N. An officer was requested to assist Sauk Rapids Police Department with an arrest for a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order violation. The individual became combative with officers and was taken into custody. Mayo Ambulance arrived and evaluated the individual prior to his transport to jail.

Nov. 23

9:35 p.m. Traffic stop. First Street NE. An officer witnessed a vehicle coming across the Sartell bridge at a high rate of speed. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued a citation for the speed.

Nov. 24

12:55 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. First Avenue NE. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling on private property. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver told the officer they were looking for an intoxicated friend. The driver continued to look for their friend.

Nov. 25

2:10 a.m. Verbal dispute. 18th Avenue N. Officers were dispatched to two individuals having an argument at a residence. Officers spoke with both parties and both parties agreed to stay away from each other for the evening and to find better ways to discuss issues.

Nov. 26

12:45 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue N. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer stopped the vehicle and gave the driver a verbal warning for their speed.

Nov. 27

12:55 a.m. Driving complaint. Celebration Circle. Officers went to a driving complaint in a neighborhood. Officers met with the individuals. The juveniles were given verbal warning about curfew and their driving conduct.

Nov. 28

7:55 p.m. Welfare check. Watab Court. Officers checked on a residence regarding a running vehicle in a closed garage. Officers found no one at the residence or in the vehicle. The owner was contacted, and it was discovered the remote start had inadvertently been activated.

Nov. 29

8:15 p.m. Traffic stop. First Street NE. An officer saw a vehicle speeding. After stopping the vehicle, the officer discovered the driver had a revoked license and an arrest warrant. A Benton County deputy arrived and took the driver to Benton County Jail.

Nov. 30

4 a.m. Loud music. Fourth Avenue NE. Officers went to a residence for loud music complaint. Upon arrival the music was turned down and officers cited residents for the infraction.

Dec. 1

5:30 p.m. Domestic. Seventh Avenue S. Officers were dispatched to a residence regarding threats of violence. Officers spoke with both parties and one party was arrested for domestic assault. The individual was transported to Stearns County Jail.

Dec. 2

8 a.m. Traffic stop. 19th Avenue S. An officer observed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver was unaware of their speed. A citation was given.

Dec. 3

3:45 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Twin Rivers Court. Officer was dispatched to a business regarding a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was not occupied. The officer spoke with employees regarding the vehicle.

Dec. 4

9:30 p.m. Domestic. Third Street N. An officer was dispatched to a residence regarding violent threats. Officers spoke with both parties. The two parties told officers they would be OK to stay in the same residence for the night. Officers advised both parties to call if there were any further issues.

Dec. 5

9 a.m. Public service. 19th Street S. Community Service officer enjoyed coffee and conversation with members of the community at the Sartell Community Center.

Dec. 6

7 a.m. School bus violation. 15th Street S. A person witnessed a vehicle go through a school bus stop arm and gave a vehicle description but did not give a license plate. Officer surveyed the area but did not see a vehicle that fit the description. No further action was taken.

Dec. 7

8 a.m. Felony traffic stop. First Street N. Officers were dispatched to a theft in progress. Officers intercepted the vehicle and conducted a felony traffic stop. The three occupants of the vehicle were placed under arrest. The three parties advised officers there was a fourth party involved. An assisting agency located the fourth party. All four individuals were placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail.

Dec. 8

10:30 a.m. Roberts Road. Welfare check. Officer was dispatched to check on the welfare of a person who was going through some hard times. The individual assured the officer she was fine.

Dec. 9

3:45 a.m. Parking violation. Pine Siskin. An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle violating the city’s winter parking ordinance. The officer called the registered owner and left a message to move the vehicle or it will be towed. The registered owner was cited for this infraction.

Dec. 10

Noon. Collision. CR 120 and 50th Avenue N. An officer was dispatched to a collision near the roundabout. A driver appeared to have stopped unexpectedly in the road causing a collision with a second vehicle. There were no injuries and an assisting agency handled infractions.

Author: Mike Knaak

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