Jan. 30 Sartell police blotter

Mike KnaakBlotter, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

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. 

Jan. 23 

7:30 p.m. Theft. Pinecone Road. A theft from a business was reported. Officers took information from the business owner to include video evidence. Officers investigated the matter and located the individual who took the items. Officers left the ticket with the parent he was staying with.

Jan. 24 

12:15 a.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 15. Officers witnessed a vehicle operating on the road with a broken taillight. Officers stopped the vehicle and warned the driver about the broken tail light.

Jan. 25 

9:10 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. An officer witnessed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Riverside. The officer stopped the driver and issued a speeding citation.

Jan. 26

9:55 p.m. Traffic stop. Eighth Street N. An officer conducted a stop for failing to follow a traffic device. The officer witnessed drug paraphernalia from outside of the vehicle. The driver gave the officer a false name. The driver was found to have multiple warrants for their arrest. Both individuals had controlled substances in their possession. They were arrested and transported to Stearns County Jail.

Jan. 27 

4:30 a.m. DWI. CR 120. When officers arrived at a vehicle crash, they saw people leaving the scene on foot. The individuals admitted to driving the crashed vehicle and both smelled of alcohol. The driver was arrested for DWI and leaving the scene of an accident.

Jan. 28 

9:55 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. A search of license plates turned up a missing individual. Officers stopped the vehicle and found the missing individual who had a probation violation order. Officers took the individual into custody and transported them to Stearns County Jail.

Jan. 29 

3:45 p.m. Suspicious smell. First Street NE. Officers were dispatched to the strong smell of marijuana within a residence. Officers found where they believed the smell came from and interviewed the occupant. The occupant admitted to smoking marijuana earlier and was warned it is still illegal and would be cited if found in possession.

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