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10:27 a.m. Theft. Wal-Mart. A report came from Oklahoma stating a female’s credit card was used in the Sartell store. Officers were able to locate video from the store showing the male using her card to purchase gift cards. Those gift cards were cancelled and Wal-Mart returned the money to the female victim.
5:19 p.m. Disorderly. Willow Lane. An emergency call was placed requesting assistance with an autistic male hitting himself and destroying property. An officer arrived and was able to speak with the male who was able to remain calm.
10:39 a.m. Motorist assist. Village Avenue. A request was made regarding keys locked inside a vehicle. Officers arrived and were able to unlock the vehicle.
2:13 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 59 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of his speed. He was issued a citation and released.
9:28 p.m. Domestic. 17th Avenue N. An emergency call was placed from a female requesting officer assistance because her husband had attacked her. There was evidence showing there was a physical fight and the male was placed under arrest without incident.
3:53 a.m. Assault. Wal-Mart. An adult male stated an unknown female approached him and punched him in the face. There was evidence of an assault. The female was located and identified with the store’s security cameras. She was issued a citation for assault and the officer transported her to a safe location for shelter.
8:31 a.m. Vehicle theft. 11th Avenue E. Three separate reports were filed regarding items stolen from unlocked vehicles sometime during the overnight.
10:50 a.m. Vehicle theft. 11th Avenue E. A report was made regarding a firearm and other miscellaneous items taken from an unlocked vehicle.
4:51 p.m. Welfare check. Lawrence Circle. A report was made regarding juveniles on a frozen pond. An officer arrived and spoke with the boys who agreed to get off the water as it was not yet safe.
6:49 p.m. Traffic stop. Sartell Lane. After checking a vehicle’s registration, it was found the driver had a cancelled license with an ignition interlock requirement. The vehicle was not equipped with the interlock equipment and the driver stated she was unaware her license was cancelled. She was placed under arrest and transported to Stearns County Jail without incident.
4:31 p.m. DWI. Scout Drive. An employee reported an adult male inside a business who was slurring his words and unsteady on his feet. He was unable to successfully complete sobriety testing and was placed under arrest without incident.