June 24 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.   

June 8

7:25 p.m. Fraud. Fourth Avenue NE. A man reported he received a call to approve pending transfers of $600 and $1,000 and the caller asked for his personal information. The man suspected his credit card information had been compromised during a previous purchase. The man canceled the card and an officer contacted the business. No loss reported.

June 9

12:08 p.m. Harassment. Baker Street E. A woman reported her landlord had been looking through her garbage and asking other residents in the building why police were at her apartment. The officer advised this is a civil matter and to pursue a restraining order.

June 10

12:55 p.m. Ordinance violation. College Avenue N. An officer observed an abundance of cans and garbage in the back yard. The owner was advised to clean up the yard or he would be cited.

1:18 p.m. Ordinance violation. Minnesota Street W. An officer observed indoor furniture and bar stools in the front yard. The owner said she would contact the renters.

June 11

8:55 p.m. Crash. 320th Street and 91st Avenue. A side-by-side ATV crashed in the ditch after the driver hit a culvert/water line. The driver was injured but refused medical attention. The passenger was not injured. The driver estimated he was going 40 mph when he crashed.

June 12

1:20 p.m. ID theft. Pondview Lane E. A man received a letter in the mail regarding an unemployment application. The man is working and did not apply. The man called the unemployment office and they told him they had a data breech.

June 15

12:35 p.m. Threats. Cedar Street E. A woman reported her brother threatened to hurt her. The officer explained the process for eviction or a court order to keep him away.

June 16

9:33 a.m. Collision. CR 2. A woman was driving south on CR 2 following a semi. The semi driver signaled to turn right and moved to straddle the center line to take a wide turn. The woman tried to pass, hit the brakes to avoid a collision and slid into a steel sign. The driver wasn’t injured but the vehicle was damaged.

12:32 p.m. Theft. Baker Street E. A man sold a Playstation online but the buyer wanted to return it. The seller forgot to change his address and it was sent to his old St. Joseph address. The new tenant and the postal carrier did not remember the package.

Author: Mike Knaak

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