June 14 St. Joseph police blotter

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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. 

 May 7

 2:35 p.m. Illegal dumping. 15th Avenue NE. Best Way Manufacturing reported illegal dumping. Officers checked the garbage bags and found mail addressed to possible suspects.

May 9

9:29 p.m. Gun shots. Dale Street E. and First Avenue NE. Officers investigated a report of gunshots fired from a handgun. No other reports were received and officers found no evidence of a crime.

May 11

9:47 a.m. Intoxicated person. 10th Avenue SE. An intoxicated man left a garage sale. The officer found the driver near Baker Street E and Fourth Avenue SE and arrested him.

9:10 p.m. Fight. College Avenue N. After a fight was reported, the suspect headed north from Bad Habit. The officer found suspect and took him to Stearns County Jail.

May 15

12:34 p.m. 19th Avenue S. and CR 4. Responding to a driving complaint, an officer observed a vehicle traveling west on CR 75 with a flat fire. The driver was taken into custody for DWI and taken to Stearns County Jail.

6:59 p.m. Stolen bicycle. Fourth Avenue NE. A woman reported that her bicycle, valued at $109,  had been stolen. The officer checked the surrounding area and did not locate the bike, however, the owner said it was parked at the end of driveway and during the citywide trash pickup it may have been grabbed by accident.

May 17

11:05 p.m. Hit and run. Bake Street E. A woman reported another woman hit her vehicle. The officer attempted to contact the suspect at her apartment.

May 18

10:36 a.m. Theft. A man reported items including sports memorabilia, battery powered tools and hand tools had been stolen from his garage.

May 22

10:04 p.m. Stolen bicycle. A boy reported his bike was stolen while he was playing in Klinefelter Park. The bike is an 18-speed maroon Magna with wide black seat valued at $100.

May 28

8:58 a.m. Theft. Minnesota Street W. A man reported construction tools and equipment valued at $2,465 stolen from his truck sometime between 9:30 p.m. May 25 and 2 p.m. May 26 from the park and ride lot.

12:37 p.m. Theft. 16th Avenue SE. A man reported a boat, motor, trailer, fish equipment and trolling motor had been stolen. The man later called police to say he had found his boat and it had not been stolen. It rolled out of his driveway, down 16th Avenue SE, into another driveway and came to rest in the back yard of a neighbor.



Author: Mike Knaak

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