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10:27 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Graceview Loop. Complainant stated there was a van parked with lights on across the street in an empty lot area, and now the lights are off. Complainant did not want to speak to an officer, just have area checked. Officer located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who stated she was not comfortable parking the vehicle on the street because of its length. Officer told her it was private property and as long as the owner does not complain it was OK to park there. Both parties in the vehicle admitted they were drinking. Driver stated she had less than two beers. Officer ran a field sobriety which did not indicate intoxication. No citation issued.
2:36 p.m. Domestic assault. First Avenue NE. Complainant stated her boyfriend pushed her head into the back of the car while at the above location. Officer took statement. She showed no sign of injury but was very fearful and scared. St. Cloud police arrested him and took him to jail.
11:48 p.m. Suspicious activity. Dale Street W. Complainant stated she was standing by her stove and heard her cat hissing after jumping up by the window. She turned around and saw a white male looking at her in the window. She yelled at the male and he left heading toward Subway, unknown direction from there. Complainant is concerned due to her neighbors moving out two days previously and a single mom with five kids moving in. Officer drove the area and was unable to locate the male.
8:58 p.m. Loud music. CR 3/CR 75. Complaint of tenters at Millstream Park by the ballpark playing loud music. Officer arrived and spoke with a group camping by the ballpark. Officer did not hear any music upon arrival. Campers initially denied playing any music, but later stated they had the music up but turned if off after the sun went down.
7:49 p.m. Hit and run. Minnesota Street W. Complainant said his neighbor came over and told him someone just hit his vehicle and took off the side mirror. Officer met with him. Mirror was broken off car and what appeared to be the suspect vehicle’s mirror was lying under the victim’s vehicle. He stated his neighbor heard the car get hit. Spoke with neighbor and she stated she didn’t get a chance to see the vehicle drive away, but knew that it happened around 7:35 p.m. Pictures were taken of the vehicle.
11:38 p.m. Medical. CR 3/CR 75. Officer received a call that a suicidal male could potentially be at Millstream Park. Arrived and found victim in camper semi-unresponsive. Gold Cross and rescue was called and responded. Oxygen was administered while waiting for rescue. Individual was transported by Gold Cross to St. Cloud Hospital.
1:33 a.m. Citizen contact. College Avenue N/Minnesota Street W. Officer observed female stumbling, talking to herself and pulling on doors on Minnesota Street E. Officer made contact and observed her to be highly intoxicated. PBT of .210 BAC. She stated she was trying to get to her residence on Minnesota Street. She said she had sober roommates to take care of her. Transported her to her residence. Door was locked and no answer at the door. She did not have keys. Transported her to detox.
12:35 a.m. Verbal. Thirteenth Avenue NE. Complainant with ex-boyfriend who won’t give up the title to the car. She is waiting in her vehicle in the driveway. Spoke to boyfriend who stated he was willing to give her the title. He just wants her to sign the title before she takes the vehicle. Both parties signed the title and complainant left residence with vehicle.
6:35 a.m. Dog. Second Avenue SE. Complainant was walking northbound on Second Avenue SE at approximately 5:45 a.m. As she was walking an English Mastiff charged at her from a property, jumped and attempted to bite her. Her reflective vest was ripped and her T-shirt and shoes had teeth marks. She requested officer speak with dog owner. Owner was informed to expect a potentially dangerous dog notice and advised to keep the dog on a leash while outside.
2:30 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Fourth Avenue NE. Received a call of a suspicious blue jeep leaving Coborn’s parking lot that appeared to have a person laying down in the back seat. Found the vehicle on CR 75 and stopped it as it turned into Casey’s. Found the male in the back laying under a sheet. Identified the driver by her Minnesota driver’s license. She was unable to provide current proof of insurance. Also identified the passenger and found he had an active warrant. He was transported to the Stearns County jail.
4:31 p.m. Lost property. Elm Street E. Complainant lost her keys in Coborn’s. When she came out she said just the driver’s door was unlocked. She also thought she heard the doors unlocking while standing by her car. She did have a remote opener on her keys. Nothing was missing or gone through in her car. She left her name at the store in case someone turns the keys in.
9:42 p.m. Traffic stop. CR 75 E/Fourth Avenue NE. Observed vehicle driving 58 mph in a 45-mph zone. Stopped vehicle and identified the driver by her Minnesota driver’s license. Observed her eyes to be blood shot and watery and detected an odor of alcohol emitting from her breath. Agreed to and failed sobriety tests. Agreed to breath test. Test results indicated a BAC of .12. Transported to Stearns County jail for booking.
11:27 a.m. Vehicle crash. CR 133. The Stearns County Sherriff’s office responded to a one-vehicle rollover on CR 133 just NE of 322nd Street in St. Wendel Township. A male was driving NE when he got distracted by a bee inside the vehicle. When he was distracted he drove his vehicle off the road into the right ditch, which caused the vehicle to roll over. He was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital where he was treated for his injuries. Assisting the Stearns County Sheriff’s office was Gold Cross Ambulance and St. Joseph Fire/Rescue.