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.
11:25 a.m. Community policing. Ridgewood Court. Officers provided a drive-by for a community member’s birthday.
7 p.m. Lost juvenile. Sunburst Avenue. Officers were dispatched to a residence regarding a lost juvenile. Officers made contact with a parent. The juvenile has a history of running away from home. Child was located by father. Officers spoke with the father regarding the situation in hopes of preventing further issues.
10 p.m. Agency assist. Hwy. 10 and Hwy. 15. An officer assisted Morrison County and Royalton Police Department with a felony traffic stop.
8 p.m. Welfare check. Fifth Avenue E. A person reported an intoxicated woman in the stairwell of an apartment building. The caller believed the woman lives in the building. Officers made contact with the woman. She showed she was able to care for herself.
4 p.m. Agency assist. Hwy. 15 and Sauk River Bridge. Sartell officers assisted Stearns County with checking the Sauk River for a reported kayaker who appeared to be in distress. Officers were unable to locate the kayaker. Other surrounding agencies checked possible locations for the kayaker but did not observe anything abnormal.
Noon. Juvenile problem. Eighth Avenue N. A caller reported juveniles driving a dirt bike up and down the roadway. The call said the juveniles were almost struck by an SUV. An officer was dispatched to the area but was unable to locate the juveniles. The complainant gave a home address of where they believed the bike came from. The officer made contact with the juvenile’s mother. Mother said she will put an end to the issue.
Hazard. Ninth Avenue N. and Brookwood Lane. An officer noticed copious amounts of mulch along with various equipment blocking the road. The city was notified that the road would be cleared within an hour; however, an officer passed by more than two hours later and the road was still blocked. A ticket will be delivered for failing to register the obstruction of traffic right-of-way.