Jan. 12 St. Joseph police blotter

Administrative AssistantBlotter, St. Joseph0 Comments

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Dec. 9

11:31 p.m. Invalid licence. 109 Minnesota St. W. While outside Sal’s Bar, an officer was approached by the bouncer working with an Illinois driver’s license asking for it to be verified. The suspect advised it was a real driver’s license. The officer ran the ID and dispatch advised the license was not on file. The suspect was arrested with breathalyzer test results of .14 and transported to the Stearns County Jail without incident.

Dec. 12

12:22 a.m. Medical. 37 College Ave. S. Officer were dispatched to a medical at St. Ben’s campus to a semi-conscious female with a possible eating disorder. The St. Joseph Fire Department and Gold Cross Ambulance arrived on scene and took over care before she was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital.

3:44 p.m. Assault. 1500 Elm St. E. Officers spoke with a complainant who stated two days prior while in Coborn’s, a lady who recognized her from prior dealings with daycare issues was making comments at her about beating her. The complainant avoided her and kept shopping. While returning to her car after checking out, the suspect drove past her yelling. A report was filled with Coborn’s as the suspect was being a disruptive customer. At the time, officers were working with Coborn’s to obtain video surveillance of the incident. Though the complainant did not want to press charges at the time of the incident, she requested the current incident be documented in case of further harassment.

Dec. 13

9:50 a.m. Fraud. 410 Elena Lane. An officer met with the complainant at her residence who told the officer an unknown person used her debit card number to charge $1,049.75 at Ticketmaster. When she called Ticketmaster, they could not provide her with any information at this time but they would contact her if something was found.


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