If any readers have tips concerning crimes, they should 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 crimes.
8:23 p.m. Medical. Baker Street E. Boy, 6, ingested the contents of a “stress ball.” Unknown what it was. He was conscious, no breathing problems, but had stomach pain and vomiting. Poison control was called prior to officer’s arrival. Also, the nurse line was contacted. Family was advised by Gold Cross private vehicle transport would be fine as boy was doing better.
10:48 p.m. K-9 narcotics. CR 75/CR 134. Officer stopped a motor vehicle for having a headlight and taillight out and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Officer found marijuana and paraphernalia in the vehicle. Issued citation.
7:29 a.m. Theft. Birch Street W. Female reported sometime during the night, two lighted deer were taken from her front yard. A doe and a buck. Value of deer, $60.
2 a.m. Unwanted guests. Pond View Lane. Male reported he was having trouble with a couple of guests who could not handle the amount of alcohol they had consumed. The guests left on foot prior to officer’s arrival. Male said it was loud outside because of the argument getting them to leave. He did not request any further assistance.
1:51 a.m. Intoxicated male. College Avenue S. Officer responded to a bus stop at CSB for an intoxicated male who was passed out in the bathroom. Officer arrived on the scene and found male with his head in a trash can and vomit all over the bathroom. Party could not stand or take care of himself. Officer contacted Gold Cross to check him out. A sober party came and signed off with Gold Cross. Officer cleared.
8:30 a.m. Damage to property. Minnesota Street W. Female reported a small walnut tree was broken off 12 feet above the ground. Value of tree was not provided.
4:55 p.m. Opened mail. Elena Lane. Male reported when he received his mail from the mailbox today, he noticed two pieces of mail had been torn open. Complainant stated he will call if it happens again so corrective actions can be made.
11:16 p.m. Alarm. Minnesota Street W. Report of an alarm going off. Officer arrived and found all exterior of the building secure but could hear the alarm going off inside. Officer waited for key holder to respond and they went through the building together. Everything appeared to be in order. It could be the person locking up took too much time leaving the building, setting off the alarm.