March 4 Sartell police blotter

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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.

Feb. 25

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.

Feb. 26

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.

Feb. 27

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.

Feb. 28

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.

Feb. 29

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.

March 1

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.

March 2

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.

Author: Mike Knaak

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