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.
1:15 p.m. Locked vehicle. 100 block of CR 120. A caller asked for assistance retrieving her keys that got locked inside the vehicle. An officer was able to unlock car.
11:30 a.m. Animal complaint. Heritage Drive and Amber Avenue. A caller reported her dog was attacked by another dog off leash that had run across the street growling. She took her dog to the veterinarian for treatment of a puncture wound. The owner of aggressive dog was found and written an administrative citation.
12:30 p.m. Gunshot. 200 block of 14th Avenue E. An employee in the area called in what sounded like a single gunshot. Officers worked the area and spoke with neighboring businesses. It was confirmed the sound resulted from a blown transformer. The power company had already been called and the affected business was able to run on generated power.
12:30 p.m. Business assist. 500 block of First Avenue E. A business requested an officer to stand by while an employee was terminated. The officer collected statements for an investigation into the reason for the termination because it related to a crime.
5:45 p.m. Found wallet. 200 block of Riverside Avenue S. A good Samaritan turned over a wallet found in the parking lot to a sheriff’s deputy passing by. The deputy contacted Sartell police and an officer was able to make contact with the owner and return the wallet. Owner stated everything was accounted for.
10:15 p.m. Suspicious person. Country Court. A resident pulled into the neighborhood and reported seeing someone trying to open car doors. The person moved out of sight as soon as headlights flashed in the area. Officers arrived and scanned area using a night vision camera but were unable to locate anyone.
2 a.m. Traffic cones. Seventh Street N. An officer reset more than 60 traffic cones that were cones either deliberately moved or knocked over causing a hazard.