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1:48 a.m. Traffic stop. 21 CR 120. While traveling west on Heritage Drive, an officer observed a vehicle traveling directly in front of him. The officer noticed the vehicle didn’t have a working license-plate light. After running a license-plate check on the vehicle, the officer learned the registered owner had a daytime driving restriction. The officer observed the driver matched the description of the registered owner so he stopped the vehicle as it pulled into Walmart. While speaking with the driver, the officer noticed an open beer bottle in the cup holder of the driver’s door. The man was the registered owner and he said he had no proof of insurance. When asked why he was driving at night the man stated he was taking a woman to the hospital. The officer spoke with the woman and learned she wished to be taken to the hospital but didn’t want to be transported in an ambulance. The driver was run through field sobriety testing which he was able to pass. The driver was released after being cited for driving without proof of insurance. The vehicle was left in the Walmart parking lot and a friend of the pair was called to transport the man and woman.
5:04 p.m. Medical. 21 CR 120. An officer was dispatched to Walmart for a report of a 62-year-old man who had collapsed. The officer found the man in the pharmacy. The man was responsive, he stated to the officer that he had passed out. He explained he had a history of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. The officer provided oxygen and monitored the man’s condition until Gold Cross Ambulance arrived. Gold Cross conducted an assessment found nothing concerning. The man didn’t wish to be transported to the hospital so he was left in the care of Walmart staff who assisted him in finishing his shopping.
2:10 p.m. Vehicle crash. 24th Street N. and Pinecone Road N. Officers were dispatched for a report of a young man who had rolled a four-wheeler in the ditch. Officers found the 19-year-old man conscious and breathing. Officers observed blood coming from the man’s mouth, but no other observable injuries. The man said he was driving south in the ditch when he hit an uneven spot causing the four-wheeler to leave the ground. He fell off after striking his face on the handle bars. Gold Cross took him to St. Cloud Hospital. He was warned for driving an all-terrain vehicle without a safety certificate. A friend of the man took possession of the all-terrain vehicle.
8:24 p.m. Assault. Heritage Drive. Officers were dispatched for an assault involving injuries. Officers spoke with two men and multiple witnesses. Officers arrested a man and he could be charged with fifth-degree assault and possession of marijuana. Gold Cross arrived evaluated the injuries on the man but he was not transported. Officers also made a second arrest when they learned another man who was not involved in the fight had a warrant out for his arrest. Both men were taken to Stearns County Jail.
5:21 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road N. and First Street N. An officer ran a plate check on a vehicle while patrolling Second Street S. The officer observed the registered owner of the vehicle had no valid license and only had an ID. The driver matched the description of the registered owner so the officer conducted a stop on the vehicle. The driver was stopped and admitted to having no license. The driver was issued a citation for the violation.
9:24 a.m.Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. While parked and monitoring traffic in the 300 block of Riverside Avenue S., an officer observed a vehicle approach at a high rate of speed. A radar reading indicated the vehicle was traveling 47 mph in a 30-mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle. The driver admitted she was speeding but didn’t know how fast. The driver was cited for speeding.
7:50 p.m. Warrant arrest. Killdeer Avenue S. Officers received anonymous information that a wanted woman was present at a residence. The woman had an active warrant for domestic assault. An officer observed the woman sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle stuck in the driveway. The officer knew the woman from previous contacts and when asked for identification the woman provided a false name and date of birth. The woman was arrested for her warrant and also could be charged with giving false information to a police officer. She was taken to Stearns County Jail.