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.
12:20 p.m. Assist person. 22nd Street S. An individual requested officer assistance after locking their car keys and medication in the trunk of their vehicle. Using tools, the officer was able to open the trunk to retrieve the individual’s keys and medication.
6:45 p.m. Fire alarm. 19th Street S. An officer was dispatched to a fire alarm in an apartment building. There was no fire, just burned food. The officer arrived and turned off the alarm.
7:30 a.m. Extra patrol. Heritage Drive. A caller reported speeding on Heritage Drive. A Community Service Officer spoke over the phone with the complainant and the speed trailer was requested.
11:20 p.m. Loud music. 20th Avenue N. A caller reported loud music coming from a neighbor’s house. An officer contacted the owner who said they did not realize the music was so loud and agreed to turn it down.
10 a.m. Theft from vehicle. Fourth Avenue S. An officer spoke with an individual regarding their vehicle being broken into. The individual stated several items (including cash) were taken from the vehicle.
10:15 p.m. Vehicle vandalism. Riverside Avenue N and Seventh Street N. A caller reported an egg being thrown at their vehicle from a passing vehicle. The egg’s impact chipped the paint on the caller’s vehicle. The egg was thrown from a black sedan.
6:15 p.m. Gas. 17th Street S. A caller reported a natural gas odor coming from a vent on the back side of their house. An officer along with the Sartell Fire Department responded to check the vent and utilities in the basement, which were all fine.
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.