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8:33 a.m. Found property. Minnesota Street W. Complainant found a green zippered case containing a glass pipe with marijuana in it. Officer took the property and placed it in evidence.
7:21 a.m. Dog at large. Iverson Street W. Complainant stated the dog is on the town homes property often, but it’s the first time they’ve called. Officer spoke to owner. She stated they were trying to train the dog to stay in the yard and the dog comes in the town homes because kids play and feed it. Officer warned her if the dog runs around the city again it will be picked up and a citation issued.
2:27 p.m. Welfare check. Hackberry Drive. Male called and stated his son was upset and mad about him not coming home. Wanted officer to check son’s welfare and thought the son might be breaking things in the house. Officer found the son in the garage, locked out of the house. Called the dad and said he locked son out to teach him a lesson. Dad was not sure if he could leave work. Officer transported the son to the Holiday store to keep warm. Father then stated he was on the way to pick up his son.
9:37 a.m. Property damage accident. Minnesota Street E/First Avenue SE. Vehicle #1 was westbound on Minnesota Street and was hit when vehicle #2 tried to cross Minnesota Street northbound. Vehicle #2 did have a stop sign and did stop but failed to yield to vehicle #1.
2:33 p.m. Ordinance. City. Multiple verbal and red-tag warnings were issued for failure to remove trash bin from roadside within 24 hours.
8:16 p.m. Threat. 10th Avenue SE. Complainant stated a male became upset over some comments made on Facebook. Complainant stated she received second- hand information the male stated he was going to come to St. Joseph to “take care of her” and “shut her up.” Complainant stated she wanted incident documented and requested extra patrol for the evening but did not want the officer to speak to the male who made the threats.
7:39 a.m. Medical. College Avenue N. Female had been throwing up for three hours. Gold Cross arrived just after the officer who stood by while they loaded her for transport.
4:52 p.m. Verbal. Northland Drive. Complaint from neighbors about yelling. Couple had broken up and were having an argument about a car. Male stated he was trying to leave and she wouldn’t let him. She was standing behind the car to prevent him from leaving. Car is registered to both parties. Officer advised he could not stop the male from leaving with the car. Female has another car of her own. Advised they were both pushing disorderly conduct and if it was not resolved in a civil manor they would both be arrested. Female stated she was done arguing and advised the male to contact her attorney. She went inside residence and the male left with the car.
7:30 p.m. Noise complaint. Northland Drive. Officer arrived at apartment and listened outside the door for about a minute. Could not hear anything other than the TV. Made contact and advised of complaint and asked for the TV to be turned down a bit.