March 18 – Sartell police blotter

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March 4

1:40 p.m. Uninvited guest. 800 block of CR 120. A facility called about uninvited guest using girlfriend’s membership to gain admittance and was refusing staffs request to leave. Officers arrived and escorted the nonmember off the property.

March 5

4:20 p.m. Marijuana. 800 block of 10th Avenue N. A marijuana smell was reported in an apartment hall. Officers were able to locate the apartment where the smell originated but no one answered the door. Management was provided with officer’s findings per Crime Free status.

March 6

12:45 p.m. Failure to stop. CR 1 and Hwy. 15. A driver was given verbal warning for failing to stop at a stop sign.

March 7

7 p.m. Speeding. Second Street S. and Fourth Avenue S.  An officer stopped a driver heading east over the bridge at 41 mph and issued a citation for speeding.

March 8

3 a.m. Car vs. deer crash. Heritage Drive and Huntington Drive. The officer found no injuries and minor damage. The deer’s shock wore off and it was seen leaving the area.

March 9

3 p.m.  Trespass. 1725 Pinecone Road N. Loss prevention reported they had individuals formally trespassed, and identified on camera, recently in their store. Officer handling the call found one individual and notified them a citation would be mailed for the unwelcome shopping visit.

March 10

11:30 p.m. Hwy. 15 and 12th Street N. A driver was stopped and warned about a headlight out.

March 12

11:20 a.m. Disturbance. Hi Vue Drive. Officers were called to a domestic in progress. Parties had separated when the officer arrived but tension was still high. Minor injuries were reported but ambulance services were declined. Although the caller stated no alcohol or drugs were involved in the incident, officers did seize paraphernalia relating to marijuana use. The man was arrested and could be charged with domestic assault.

March 13

4:15 p.m. Truck/pedestrian crash. Hwy. 15 and CR 1. Sartell and Sauk Rapids officers assisted State Patrol with directing traffic and gathering statements after a pedestrian was struck by a truck. The pedestrian died later.

March 15

2 p.m. Traffic stop. First Avenue E. A driver was stopped and given verbal warning for failure to display front license plate.

March 16

3:30 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 800 block of 20th Avenue N. An unfamiliar vehicle was parked randomly on the road in the neighborhood. The caller stated driver exited the vehicle and walked down the block. Officers called the driver of the vehicle and it was revealed his plan was to surprise his son with a car, so he was trying to hide it until the son arrived home.

Author: Mike Knaak

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