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.
12:59 p.m. Counterfeit. Fourth Avenue NE. Management at Casey’s General Store reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill. The suspect was driving a newer Dodge van bearing New York plates with the last three digits being 281.
1:06 p.m. Fire. 20th Avenue SE. A grass fire was reported near Kwik Trip east. An officer arrived to find a burned area but no active fire. The fire department sprayed the area.
3:48 p.m. Suspicious activity. 315 Fourth Avenue SE. A resident reported that three times a vehicle had stopped in front of their residence with a woman who photographed the house. The house had been sold. Police will provide extra patrol and suggested if the activity continues, to get a restraining order.
7:24 a.m. Crash. Fourth Avenue SE and Elena Lane. A driver was on the way home from working overnight and fell asleep on Fourth Avenue SE. The driver crossed Elena Lane, continued through a yard and struck a garage. There were no injuries. The vehicle was towed.