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3:45 a.m. Medical. 828 Morningside Loop. An officer was dispatched to a medical at the above residence. Upon arrival the officer observed a 4-year-old boy having a seizure. Gold Cross Ambulance arrived and transported the boy to the hospital.
10:54 p.m. Traffic stop. Elm Street E. and CR 133. While traveling east on CR 75, and officer observed a vehicle in front of him in the turn lane waiting at a red arrow to go north on CR 133. The officer observed the vehicle waiting for a short time and then driving through the red arrow. The officer stopped the suspected vehicle and identified the driver who said he knew why the officer stopped him. He said he was being stupid. A citation was issued and explained.
1:15 p.m. Medical. 601 Birch St. W. An officer was dispatched to a medical at the above address for a woman who was on new medication and confused. When talking with the woman, the officer noted she was very agitated with his presence. Rescue arrived and took over care. She was then transported to St. Cloud Hospital by Gold Cross.
2:06 p.m. 304 College Ave. N. While in the carwash at Holiday, the automatic wash struck the front of the officer’s squad car after cycling a few times. The staff was notified and no damage was recorded on the car.
Three businesses cited for selling liquor to minors
Three St. Joseph businesses agreed to pay $500 fines for selling liquor to people under 21. The St. Joseph City Council approved the agreement at its Feb. 5 meeting after the businesses acknowledged the violations and agreed to pay the fines. The police department conducted compliance checks on Dec. 4, 2017. The three businesses are Bello Cucino, Sliced Pizza & Grill and American Burger Bar.