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10:12 a.m. Stalled vehicle. 1st Street NE. While on patrol an officer saw a stalled vehicle in an intersection. The officer helped the driver push her vehicle to the side of the road until help could arrive.
12:59 p.m. Stalled vehicle. C.R. 1. While on patrol an officer came across a stalled vehicle. The driver stated he had run out of gas so the officer transported the driver to a gas station.
5:45 p.m. Welfare check. 5th Avenue E. An emergency call was placed stating a male was threatening bodily harm. When officers arrived, he was uncooperative and refusing to exit. For officer safety, the tactical team entered and the male was removed without incident.
9:27 a.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 57 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver stated he was unaware of the speed limit. He was issued a citation and released.
11:25 a.m. Open door. Pebble Creek Drive. A call was received from a mail carrier who stated a front door was open on a residence. An officer was able to locate the owner who stated it was left open by accident. The officer secured the door.
3:53 p.m. Traffic stop. Pinecone Road. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 59 mph in a posted 40-mph zone. The driver was aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
4:56 p.m. Burglary. Autumn Drive. A report was made regarding jewelry and money that was taken from a locked home sometime between May 10-17.
11:18 p.m. Vehicle theft. Verso Paper Mill. A report was made a company vehicle was stolen from Verso Paper Mill’s property. The vehicle was located and the suspects ran from the vehicle. Three males are currently being investigated.
1:57 a.m. Loud music. Sunset Avenue. A complaint was made regarding loud music coming from a residence. Officers arrived and spoke with the resident who agreed to turn down the music.
1:16 p.m. Animal. Pinecone Road. While on patrol an officer saw a snapping turtle on the sidewalk. A maintenance worker and the officer were able to guide the turtle back into a pond without incident.
7:17 a.m. Welfare check. Mockingbird Loop. A report was made regarding a young male who was seen swimming in the pond. Officers were unable to locate the male.
12:20 p.m. Hazard. Perimeter Drive. A complaint was made regarding three juveniles who were making small pipe bombs in the road. An officer arrived and spoke with the boys. One stated he had seen how to make one and wanted to try it. The boys apologized to the neighbors and had to clean up the mess. All of the boys were released to their parents.
2:25 pm. Vandalism. Sartell School District Office. A complaint was made regarding vandalism that was done to the playground on school property. Numerous swear words were spray painted across the equipment.
9:30 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 45 mph in a posted 30-mph zone. The driver was unaware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.
6:45 p.m. Suspicious persons. C.R. 120. A report was made regarding people searching through the rock piles. An officer arrived and they stated they were searching for rocks. The officer explained it was private property and they left without incident.