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.
9 a.m. School patrol. Fifth Street N. An officer did a walk-through of the school. Everything was in order.
11:30 a.m. Assist person. Hi Vue Drive. An officer assisted an individual with gathering their personal belongings from a residence. The complainant had a one-time pick up with an officer standby.
3:15 p.m. Speed trailer. Pinecone Road N. A Community Service Officer spoke with a concerned resident about a lot of cars speeding near the high school. The CSO set up the speed trailer to remind drivers to follow the posted speed limits.
7:15 a.m. Traffic. Seventh Street N. The Sartell-St. Stephen school district created a new drop-off procedure, preventing left turns. An officer stayed in the area to monitor traffic flow and safety of motorists and pedestrians.
9 a.m. Welfare check. Amber Avenue S. An officer was dispatched to a welfare check after a complainant called about an individual who had been oddly quiet. The residence showed minimal change for a period of time. The individual’s dog was barking but no other sound was coming from the residence. An officer eventually made contact with the individual and the officer learned the person had the flu.
9:30 p.m. Unwanted person. Second Street N. The individual was not a resident and was not wanted there. The individual had caused issues in the past and again on this date. Officers suggested an alternative place to go. The individual was trespassed from the property and an officer transported the individual to A Place of Hope in St. Cloud to spend the night.
4:15 a.m. Lift assist. Sundance Road. An officer went to a residence where an individual had fallen out of a wheelchair. The officer arrived assisted the individual back into their chair. No injuries or medical attention required.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.