March 22 St. Joseph police blotter

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Feb. 27

8:38 a.m. Collision. Minnesota Street E. A vehicle was westbound on Minnesota Street E. when the driver swerved to miss a turning vehicle. It slid into a vehicle parked on the north side of Minnesota Street, causing moderate damage. Three people in the parked vehicle were not injured.

8:05 p.m. Suspicious person. 20th Avenue SE. An officer saw a man working on a generator at a construction site near the armory. When the officer checked, the man was doing maintenance and had been contracted by the site foreman.

March 2

5:55 p.m. Suspicious vehicle. Delta Circle and Pearl Drive. An officer saw a vehicle parked on Delta Circle. The woman in the vehicle said she was waiting for her husband to remove snow so she wouldn’t get stuck. There was a skid loader plowing snow.

March 3

1:46 p.m. Vehicle in the ditch. Baker Street E. and 12th Avenue SE. While on a vehicle-in-the-ditch call, an officer spoke to the driver and passenger who said another car failed to stop and caused them to go off the road and into the snow pile.

March 5

9:26 a.m. Theft. 19th Avenue NE. A man reported the theft of items from his storage unit including a red 5,000-watt Coleman generator sometime before March 1.

March 8

12:05 p.m. Suspicious person. 17th Avenue SE.  A suspicious man was reported near 212 17th Ave. SE. A man had gone up to a residence and said he was there to replace an air filter. The resident said she was not expecting anyone to do that. The woman said the man’s vehicle lingered in the area. The man or the vehicle was not located.

March 9

Midnight. Suspicious vehicle. Minnesota Street W. An officer noticed a vehicle in the park-and-ride lot with its bright lights on and motor running. The office found a man sleeping in the back seat. The man said he was on the way to Bowlus and got tired. He decided to resume his trip.  

Author: Mike Knaak

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