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.
7:40 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. An officer witnessed a vehicle not displaying any license plates and not displaying a temporary tag. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver did not have a valid license and could not provide proof of insurance for the vehicle. The individual was cited for the infractions and the vehicle was towed.
10:45 a.m. Warrant arrest. 14th Avenue E. An officer was requested to assist with an individual on probation who had a warrant for their arrest. The officer arrived and worked with the probation officer to take the individual into custody without issue. The officer transported the individual to Stearns County Jail.
10:40 p.m. Traffic stop. First Street NE. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling at a higher speed than the posted limit. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver could not provide proof of insurance. The officer cited the driver for both infractions.
6:50 p.m. DWI. Fifth Street N. A citizen reported an individual drinking alcohol on school grounds and then attempting to leave in a vehicle. The officers stopped the vehicle and the individual was confrontational. The officers arrested the individual for DWI and transported him to Stearns County Jail.
12:50 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Pinecone Road. An officer on patrol witnessed a vehicle pull behind a church. When the officer followed to investigate, the vehicle attempted to leave the parking lot. The officer stopped the vehicle and a search turned up marijuana and paraphernalia. The officer cited the juveniles and called their parents to explain the citations.
10:50 p.m. Argument. Seventh Avenue S. Officers were called about a verbal argument. Officers spoke with one of the individuals who was leaving for the evening to stay with a friend. The officers spoke with the other half of argument and advised ways to de-escalate when arguments get heated.
11:30 a.m. Suspicious activity. CR 120. An officer investigated the sound of gunshots at a regional park. The officer searched the area thoroughly and could not find signs of shooting but did discover a camp on park property. The officer notified city maintenance for the camp to be removed.