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.
3:20 p.m. Traffic stop. Seventh Street S. An officer running a license plate check found a vehicle whose owner had a suspended license. The officer stopped the vehicle to investigate. The officer issued a citation for driving with a suspended license.
11:45 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A citizen called police regarding erratic driving. Officers witnessed the same conduct and stopped the vehicle. The driver did not have a valid driver’s license and was unfamiliar with Sartell. The officer waited with the driver until someone could pick up both occupants. The driver was cited for not having a valid license.
Noon. Warrant. CR 120. An individual with an arrest warrant was called in by a citizen. Officers stopped the vehicle transporting the individual and took him into custody. The individual was transported to Stearns County Jail.
9:50 p.m. Domestic. Fourth Avenue S. Officers were dispatched to a loud argument. Officers arrived and heard it as well. Officers took one individual into custody for domestic abuse and transported the individual to Stearns County Jail.
12:55 a.m. DWI. 17th Street S. An officer saw a vehicle stuck in a snow bank. Stopping to assist, the officer witnessed signs of impairment of the driver and passenger who were juveniles. The officer turned the juveniles over to their parents and cited them for underage drinking and driving and minor consumption. The vehicle was towed.
5:50 p.m. Traffic stop. River Avenue. An officer witnessed a vehicle traveling at a higher speed than the speed limit. Conducting the stop, the driver admitted to knowing the speed limit and that they were speeding. The officer cited the driver.
12:05 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding. The officer smelled marijuana in the vehicle. The driver admitted to possessing the marijuana and the officer took possession of it. The driver showed no signs of impairment. The officer cited the driver for the speed and the possession of marijuana.