April 20 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 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.

April 4

6 p.m. Nuisance. Birch Street E. A renter was contacted to remove indoor furniture, a vehicle with expired tabs and assorted junk in the yard. The renter was warned to remove the items within a week or the city would clean up the yard and charge the renter.

April 5

2:40 a.m. Noise complaint. Baker Street E. A person reported a late model Chevrolet Blazer repeatedly honking and waking up his 4-year-old. Officers searched the area.

2:42 a.m. Speeding, marijuana. CR 2 and Minnesota Street W. An officer observed a vehicle traveling north on CR 2 near Minnesota Street. The officer’s radar showed the vehicle traveling at 69 mph in a 55-mph zone. During the traffic stop, the officer smelled burned marijuana. The driver was cited for speeding and for a small amount of marijuana.

6:08 p.m. Theft from vehicle. Iverson Street W. An officer responded to a report of a tire that was stolen and replaced with a flat one. The theft happened between 4 p.m. and 3 a.m. The tire and bolts are valued at $100.

April 6

10:36 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. 19th Avenue NE. An officer saw a vehicle with a front license plate parked at Lookin’ Good Window Tint. The locked vehicle was not occupied. The business was secure.

11:18 p.m. Minor consumption. College Avenue N. While conducting a bar check at La Playette, officers identified a 19-year-old man who had been drinking. He was cited for minor consumption.

April 7

4:09 a.m. Minor consumption. College Avenue S. An officer responded for a report of an unresponsive woman.  The officer detected an overwhelming smell of alcohol. The woman was cited for minor consumption and taken to St. Cloud Hospital.

April 8

1:38 a.m. Driving while intoxicated. Minnesota Street E. An officer observed a driver passed out in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle. The driver was arrested and could be charged with fourth-degree driving while intoxicated.

Author: Mike Knaak

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