May 11 St. Joseph police blotter

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April 17

6:08 p.m. Burglary in progress. 329 Seventh Ave. SE. Officers were dispatched for a report of an unknown man and woman in the building. Officers searched the complex and did not locate anyone. All tenants and staff were OK and the report was changed to suspicious behavior.

8:36 p.m. Drug complaint. Baker Street E. Officers responded to a report of marijuana being smoked. Officers made contact with a resident who said he was burning incense.

8:47 p.m. Suspicious activity. Elm Street E. Officer responded to a report of a woman screaming at a man in a vehicle. The vehicle and people were gone when the officer arrived.

April 21

2:13 p.m. Open container. Minnesota Street W. An officer observed a man walking on the sidewalk carrying a can of beer. The man was under age. He was cited for open container and minor consumption. Three more cans of beer were taken from him.

2:33 p.m. Public urination. Minnesota Street W. An officer saw a man urinating on a portable toilet. The officer detained the man and he was cited for public urination and minor consumption.

2:39 p.m. Intoxicated man. College Avenue S. An officer assisted College of St. Benedict security with an unconscious, intoxicated man. He was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance and a mail citation was sent.

4:19 p.m. Public urination. Second Avenue NW. An officer observed a group of men urinating behind a garage. Officers detained two men. One man was underage. Citations for minor consumption and public urination were issued and officers confiscated 10 cans of beer.

4:22 p.m. Minor consumption. Minnesota Street W. An officer stopped a woman carrying a can of beer. She showed the officer a fake Illinois ID. She was warned for open container and cited for minor consumption.

7:17 p.m. Underage drinking. College Avenue S. An officer responded to a call of an underage man drinking and urinating off the roof of Mary Hall Commons. The man was cited and the remainder of the man’s alcohol was dumped out.

9:09 p.m. Minor consumption. Minnesota Street W. An officer saw a man with glossy, watery eyes. After he was given a breath test, the man was cited for minor consumption.

April 22

12:25 a.m. Minor consumption and false ID. While making bar checks, on officer saw a man try to evade him. The man produced a fake Idaho ID. He was given a breath test and then cited for minor consumption and fake ID.

April 23

2:43 a.m. Suspicious vehicle. Minnesota Street W. An officer saw a parked vehicle occupied by a man and a woman. The officer saw a meth pipe with residue on the center console. The man was cited for drug paraphernalia.

Author: Mike Knaak

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