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 www.tricountycrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers rewards up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for a crime.
11:23 a.m. Theft. 13th Avenue NW. A man came into the St. Joseph Police Department stating his Christmas projector had been stolen around 9:30 p.m. the day before. His wife arrived home around 9 p.m. and observed a tall thin man by their house. When they woke up the projector was gone. Estimated value was $50. The victims did not have any suspects or vehicle description.
12:22 a.m. Verbal dispute. 211 Iris Lane E. Officers were dispatched to a verbal where a man said his wife found out he had a girlfriend and would not give him his phone. Both parties had been drinking and the officer transported the male complainant to Road Side Inn at his request. Nothing physical. The woman was not cooperative so neighbors came to stay with her.
10:49 p.m. Medical. 109 Minnesota St. W. An officer was dispatched to a medical at Sal’s Bar. A man was arguing with another man and said, “you’re going to have to call the cops because I’m going to stab him.” He then proceeded to pull out a pocket knife and was attempting to pull out the blade. The bouncer slapped the knife out of his hands and pushed him to the ground. The male suspect then struck his head on the wall. Gold Cross Ambulance arrived on scene and transported him to St. Cloud Hospital. The male suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct.
9:34 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. 700 15th Ave. NE. An officer responded to a suspicious vehicle of a woman who wouldn’t wake up in the driver’s seat with the car running. The officer arrived on scene and spoke with the woman who stated she was resting and needed a few minutes alone.