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3:10 p.m. Found property. Benton Drive. A woman’s bike was found lying by the road. It’s being held at the Sartell Police Department.
3:46 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A male and a female were witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. They admitted to the theft. Both were issued citations. One was released and the other was transported to the Stearns County Jail.
4:01 p.m. No pay – gas. Twin River Court. A report was made regarding a customer driving off without paying for gas. Officers contacted the owner who stated she forgot. She returned to the store and paid.
8:41 p.m. Found property. Perimeter Drive. A bike was found in the area and is being held at the Sartell Police Department.
2:41 p.m. Suspicious person. Walmart. A report was made that two people were selling puppies from their vehicle and they were possibly leaving them in the box on the vehicle while they sat in the car. When officers arrived, the puppies were inside the car and the box was on the trunk. The two adults moved the box and sign.
3:49 p.m. Traffic stop. 2nd Street S. A vehicle was witnessed traveling into the center turn lane and back out several times. The driver stated she was testing the traction but was unable to provide proof of insurance. A citation was issued and she was released.
6:45 p.m. Domestic. A call was made regarding an argument between a husband and wife. The wife had begun throwing chairs and the husband attempted to restrain her. Once officers arrived the situation was resolved and no further action was needed.
12:15 a.m. Juvenile complaint. 7th Street N. While on patrol, officers witnessed three juvenile males snowboarding. The juveniles were sent home.
10:53 a.m. Property damage. Cheval Drive. A Direct TV cable box was pried open on the outside of a home.
1:53 p.m. Theft. Walmart. A female was witnessed attempting to leave the store with unpaid merchandise. The female admitted to the theft. She was issued a citation and released.
1:10 a.m. Noise complaint. 7th Avenue S. A complaint was made regarding loud music coming from an apartment. Officer spoke with the renter who agreed to turn down the music.
8:25 a.m. Property damage. 1st Street N. A mailbox was hit sometime overnight. The road was icy and maintenance was sent to sand the icy area.
1:57 p.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed running through a stop sign. The driver admitted to being in a rush and not stopping. A citation was issued and she was released.
8:53 a.m. Traffic stop. Riverside Avenue. A vehicle was witnessed traveling 49 mph in a posted 30 mph zone. The driver was not aware of her speed. She was issued a citation and released.