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.
7:45 p.m. Welfare check. Eighth Street N. A complainant reported they were worried about a friend who said their mother emotionally abused them. An officer followed up with a phone call and spoke with the individual who agreed to stay away from the mother for the remainder of the evening. The officer also suggested thinking about alternative living situations.
6 a.m. Foot patrol. Pinecone Road S. An officer on duty performed foot patrol around a business as they opened. No issues.
4:30 p.m. Trespassing. Bantam Road. A person reported that there was an unwanted individual on their property with their son. Officers spoke with both the son and the unwanted individual as well as the complainant about the issues. No citations were given.
1:30 p.m. Extra patrol. CR 120. A manager of a business requested extra officer presence due to people lining up outside the front doors of the business. Individuals were getting upset because of the high demand and short-term supply of various goods. Officers have been patrolling the area when they are not on high-priority calls.
2:30 p.m. Pinecone Road N. and Seventh Street N. Officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with no reported injuries. Officers observed no injuries but both cars had to be towed. An officer assisted in the exchange of the two drivers’ information.
12:30 a.m. Assist person. Seventh Street N. A person who was resting complained about person being intimidating. The complainant said they felt threatened and unsafe because the other person was being verbally abusive. Officers spoke with both parties and advised them to leave one another alone.
3 p.m. Business assist. Connecticut Avenue S. A healthcare professional had reservations about allowing an elderly client to drive after observing memory issues. An officer was dispatched to the business and made arrangements for Care Cab to drive the elderly individual home. The officer also arranged for another party to drive the elderly individual’s vehicle home too.
Author: Heidi L. Everett
Heidi joined The Newsleaders Oct. 30, 2020 after being a fan of the St. Joseph edition for 15 years. When she is not sharing local news and stories, she is a professor of strategic communications at St. Cloud State University.