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.
2 p.m. Welfare check. 22nd Street S. A person called 911 asking for a welfare check on an elderly individual. The caller had not been able to reach the individual for a few days. An officer was dispatched to the residence. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the individual and was assured all is OK.
9:30 a.m. Community policing. 19th Street S. Sartell’s Community Service Officer enjoyed engaging with children while reading stories at the Sartell Community Center.
4:30 p.m. Verbal dispute. 16th Avenue N. Officers checked on a report of a couple loudly arguing in their driveway. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the couple as they were leaving. Officers discussed ways to diffuse situations like this in the future.
1 p.m. Hazard. Second Street S. and Pinecone Road. A complainant reported a vehicle pulling a U-Haul utility trailer with smoking brakes. The officer surveyed the area but was unable to locate the vehicle.
5:45 p.m. Assist agency. Riverside Avenue N. & 22nd Street. An officer assisted another agency by standing by during field sobriety tests to ensure officer safety.
10 p.m. Juvenile problem. Rolling Green Court. An officer was dispatched to a neighborhood after receiving a complaint regarding kids ringing doorbells and running away. The caller reported kids might still be in the area. The officer surveyed the area but was unable to locate the kids.
2:15 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 1 and River Oaks Lane. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a suspended object hanging from the rear-view mirror that could obstruct the driver’s sight. The driver did not speak English. The officer used Google translate to communicate. The driver provided a medical insurance card but had no proof of insurance or a valid drivers license. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance on the vehicle as well as driving without a valid license. The vehicle was towed.