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.
5:55 p.m. Traffic hazard. Utah Road. A citizen notified police of a downed stop sign. The officer coordinated with city maintenance to have a portable one in place until a new one could be installed.
4:20 p.m. Agency assist. Bridge of Hope. An officer responded to another police department’s request for locating a driving complaint. The officer located the vehicle and assisted Sauk Rapids police with getting the driver out of the vehicle. The officer turned over found evidence of drug activity to Sauk Rapids police.
7:15 p.m. Traffic stop. Second Street S. An officer witnessed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver admitted to the officer they were aware of their speed. The officer issued a citation.
6:45 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling above the posted speed limit. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver admitted to speeding. The officer issued a citation.
5 p.m. Unwanted person. First Street NE. Officers were dispatched to a call of an individual loitering on a property after being asked to leave. The officer detained the individual until he would identify himself. The individual, a juvenile, was escorted from the property and was cited for possession of an electronic smoking device.
6:30 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1. Officer conducted a routine license-plate check and found the license was canceled. The driver, matching the description, gave a different name to the officer. After investigating further, the officer found the driver had a felony warrant from Morrison County. The driver was arrested for the warrant and giving a false name to the officer.
1:50 a.m. Intoxicated person. Seventh Street N. Officers were dispatched to a call about an intoxicated man who could have weapons. Officers talked with everyone regarding the argument. Officers discussed the issue with the man and he stated he was fine and was not going to hurt himself or others.