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3:23 p.m. Theft. First Avenue NW. Complainant reported gas being siphoned from her vehicle several times. Most recent was overnight 6/30/2013 to 07/01/13. She advised her brother had put 8 gallons in on 6/30 totaling $22.50 and this morning the tank was empty. She stated neighbors have been having the same problem. Officer advised her and neighbors to watch at night and police will give extra patrol to the area.
9:31 p.m. Threat. College Avenue S. Caller said a neighbor threatened to damage his vehicles. Officer arrived and spoke with the complainant. He said he has been having issues with his neighbors for the past several months. This evening he took his dogs for a walk and the neighbors upstairs said they were going to damage his vehicles because his dog tipped over their chair they use to prop open the outside door. Spoke with the upstairs neighbor and they denied making any kinds of threats of that nature.
10:49 a.m. Crash with injuries. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Sartell and St Joseph Police departments, St Joseph Fire and Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance responded to a two-vehicle crash on CR 133 just South of CR 4 in St Joseph Township. A vehicle was traveling south on CR 133 crossed over the center line sideswiping a van which was traveling north. Both vehicles left the roadway and went into the east ditch of CR 133. The driver of the vehicle that crossed the center line was transported to the St Cloud with non-life-threating injuries. The crash is still being investigated by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
11:20 p.m. Underage. College Avenue. Officer spotted female standing with two other females. When she saw the officer it appeared as if she was nervous while she was holding what appeared to be a can of beer. After watching her for a few minutes, she handed the beer to a friend and began walking away from the officer. Officer approached her and asked her if she was old enough to drink. She said yes and gave the officer a bogus date of birth. She was advised of false info and then she admitted to being underage. Officer escorted her to a squad and she was verbally identified. She was administered a PBT which indicated a BAC of .09%. She was issued a citation for underage consumption. Officer explained the citation to her and she was allowed to leave. The can of beer, Miller Lite “Harley Davidson” edition was dumped out.
11:01 p.m. Suspicious person. CR 133/19th Avenue NE. Individual was walking to Sartell after fireworks. He was intoxicated and looking for a ride. Adult male was identified by Arizona driver’s license. He was transported to Five Points and turned over to Sartell who gave him a ride to his destination.
1:33 a.m. Verbal. Minnesota Street E. Responded to a verbal between a male and female. Located them in the backyard. Female said she and her husband got into a verbal argument over some stupid stuff and that he had too much to drink. Nothing physical. Told them to go inside and call it a night.
1:42 p.m. Trespass. Elm Street E. Male and female were in Coborn’s. Coborn’s requested St. Joseph Police Department while serving trespass notices to both. Service to both was made. He refused, she signed. Copies given to SJPD and both male and female.
11:38 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. First Avenue NW. Officer met with party in parking lot of Subway. Stated he was waiting to meet a friend to follow him to St. Cloud and would not be much longer. No further issues.
8 p.m. Harassment. CR 75 W. Complainant stated his ex-girlfriend and her brother keep coming in his residence. Stated she wants her property back and stated they will be waiting for him to get off work. They also messed up the bathrooms. Advised him to call if they return and officer would try to be in the the area at midnight when he gets off work.
1:32 p.m. Stolen vehicle. Dale Street E. Caller is reporting his ATV was stolen from his driveway. Caller last saw it parked in his driveway about 11 p.m.
3:41 p.m. Lost property. Minnesota Street. Complainant reported he lost a set of keys in St. Joseph while at the parade. It was described as a Disney keychain spelled out in the shapes of Disney characters and had a key on it for a GM product. Unknown where exactly he may have lost it.
3:29 p.m. Dump. Minnesota Street SW/Second Avenue NW. Officer found a pile of used diabetes supplies dumped in front of the door at JR’s Auto. There were no identifying words on the supplies. Officer cleaned them up and threw into garbage after speaking to the owner of the building.