Dec. 14 St. Joseph police blotter

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If you have a tip concerning a crime, call the St. Joseph Police Department at 320-363-8250 or Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301 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. 

Nov. 3

 10:28 a.m. Warrant arrest. CR 75 E. Officers spotted a man wanted on a warrant. When officers approached, he attempted to flee from the car. He was arrested and taken to Stearns County Jail.

Nov. 5

 9:19 a.m. Threats complaint. College Avenue S. A woman reported a call from a person looking for drugs and asking for her address. The officer told the woman to block the caller’s number and to call 911 if anyone she does not know comes to her workplace or residence.

10:31 a.m. Theft. College Avenue N. A person reported the theft of two large refillable coffee cups. The officer watched a video and saw a man take the cups. The office recognized the man and went to his residence. The man offered to pay for the cups.

Nov. 6

6:54 a.m. Warrant arrest. Cedar Street E. An officer went to the residence of a man wanted on a warrant. The officer took the man to Stearns County Jail.

6:29 p.m. Collision. Birch Street W. and First Avenue NW. Driver one was stopped on Birch Street W. and First Avenue NW. heading east. While turning left onto First Avenue, vehicle one collided with vehicle two that was heading north on First Avenue. There were no injuries.

Nov. 7

6:58 a.m. Crash. CR 133 and CR 75. A driver called to report a collision that happened at 4:55 a.m. The driver was heading south on CR 133 when he attempted to merge onto westbound CR 75. The driver lost control on the icy road and struck a road sign.

Nov. 8

10 a.m. Collision. CR 133 and CR 75. Vehicle one was merging into traffic from CR 133 to CR 75. Driver two thought vehicle 1 was already merged and sped up to get into traffic, rear-ending vehicle one.

7:42 p.m. Collision. CR 75 and CR 134. Driver one was westbound on CR 75 and went through a red light at Ridgewood Road. Vehicle two was in the turn lane on CR 75 to go north on Ridgewood Road. When the light turned green, driver two attempted to go north and collided with vehicle one.

Nov. 9

5:55 p.m. Collision. Second Avenue SE. Driver one backed out of a driveway and collided with vehicle two, which was unoccupied and parked on Second Avenue SE.

Nov. 15

6:42 p.m. Collision. CR 75 and Eighth Avenue NE. Vehicle one was stopped to turn west on CR 75 when it was rear-ended by vehicle two.

Author: Mike Knaak

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