June 1 St. Joseph police blotter

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

May 11

 11:21 p.m. Driving after suspension. CR 75. An officer noticed a driver drifting over the center line on CR 75. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was cited for driving after suspension.

11:55 p.m. Suspicious man. Ash Street W. An officer saw a man who appeared to be hiding in the bushes. The officer suspected he was urinating. The officer advised him to stay on the streets and sidewalks and keep off private property.

May 12 10:22 p.m. Driving after revocation. Baker Street E. and 18th Avenue SE. While traveling south on 20th Avenue near CR 75, an officer checked the license of a southbound vehicle. The vehicle was stopped and the driver cited for no insurance and driving after revocation. The vehicle was impounded.

May 14

5:19 a.m. Noise complaint. Old Hwy 52. The officer met with a renter while approaching the residence. The renter cleared out the residence and everyone left quietly.

1020 a.m. Stolen bicycle. Fourth Avenue SE. A woman reported her bicycle, valued at $1,000, stolen from her apartment bike rack over the weekend. The bike is a specialized model, pink/white.

May 15

7:39 p.m. Driving after suspension. 12th Avenue SE. and Minnesota Street E. An officer observed a vehicle with expired plates. After stopping the vehicle, a records check showed the driver was suspended for child support. He was cited for driving after suspension.

May 16

1:30 p.m. Theft. Cypress Drive. A caller reported two women took a box from a residence. An officer stopped the suspects’ vehicle and the three women occupants told the officer they were looking through junk piles during the spring cleanup. None of the boxes in the vehicle had shipping labels. The complainant said he confronted the women and he believed they returned the box to the residence while he was searching the area for the women.

May 17

10:27 p.m. Warrant arrest. Schneider Drive. Two officers arrested a man on a warrant. While taking him to jail, the man began hyperventilating in the squad car. The officers took the man to the hospital and he was admitted.

May 18

2:25 a.m. Driving after suspension. First Avenue NE. While on patrol, an officer saw a vehicle parked on Schneider Driver where there have been complaints of drug activity. The officer ran a records check and found the registered owner was suspended. Later the officer saw the vehicle on CR 2. The vehicle was stopped and searched. The driver was cited for driving after suspension.

Author: Mike Knaak

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