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. This information is submitted by the Sartell Police Department.
7:20 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue S. An officer witnessed a vehicle speeding. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver admitted he was aware of his speed. The officer issued citation for the infraction.
2:45 p.m. Vandalism. Victory Avenue. Officers were called to a residence where a person had a hole drilled in the gas tank of their vehicle and fuel was stolen. When the vehicle was towed to the repair shop they informed the person that multiple vehicles had been recently brought in with the same issue. Officers were requested to complete extra patrols of the area.
11:30 a.m. Possession. An officer was informed that a juvenile was in possession of what was believed to be marijuana. When the juvenile was confronted, the juvenile admitted possession of the marijuana. The juvenile turned the marijuana over to the officer. The officer contacted the juvenile’s parents.
7:45 p.m. Warrant. CR 120. An officer contacted a suspicious person. The individual identified himself to the officer. The individual had a warrant for his arrest. When informed of his warrant, the individual attempted to flee from the officer but was apprehended. The individual was transported to Stearns County Jail.
5:15 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Sunset Avenue. An officer made contact with a citizen who had concerns about a vehicle that had been parked for an extended amount of time. The officer contacted the park manager and the vehicle would be investigated.
12:50 a.m. Assault. CR 120. Officers were called about two individuals fighting. One of the individuals was witnessed to being hit by a bat. The victim, when identified, was found to have a felony warrant for his arrest. He was transported to the hospital for his injuries then to Stearns County Jail for the warrant. The second individual had fled the scene requiring St Cloud’s drone and K9. Individual was located and apprehended. Individual was transported to Stearns County Jail on assault and reckless driving.
11 a.m. Theft. Twin Rivers Court. A business reported one of their vehicles was out of fuel. Video was reviewed. It is shown on camera an individual siphoning the fuel out of the vehicle. Officers are investigating.