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.
8 a.m. Traffic stop. First Street NE and Benton Drive. An officer observed a semaphore violation. The officer discussed the violation with the driver and issued a verbal warning.
9:15 p.m. Welfare check. CR 1 and Hwy. 15. A caller reported a man pacing near the road and was concerned he may be suicidal. He told officers he was having an anxiety attack. He gave officers false information and they determined he was a juvenile runaway from Sauk Rapids. Sauk Rapids officers took the male home. The individual was given a verbal warning for providing police with a false name and date of birth.
2:45 a.m. Fire alarm CR 120. An officer went to a commercial fire alarm call. There were no signs of fire and officer waited until the fire department arrived.
1:45 p.m. Training. Sartell Middle School. Officers assisted the Sartell School district with ALICE Training for school staff. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate.
1:30 a.m. Assist person. Pinecone Road and Roberts Road. An officer observed a juvenile walking on the road only wearing a T-shirt and jeans. The officer contacted the juvenile who stated his mother and her boyfriend had gotten into an argument so he asked if he could leave. The mother gave permission. The juvenile told the officer he was walking to a St. Cloud address. The juvenile also stated the argument was only verbal. The officer gave the juvenile a ride to the St. Cloud address.
12:15 a.m. Juvenile party. 21st Avenue N. A caller reported a juvenile party they had heard about on Snapchat. Officers went to the residence, but no signs of a party were found and there was a single adult inside the residence.
10:45 p.m. Traffic stop. Hwy. 15 and 12th Street N. An officer observed a vehicle with a broken taillight. The officer made contact with the driver and notified them of the infraction and gave a verbal warning.