March 8 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.

Feb. 12

11:21 a.m. Revoked license. Jade Road. An officer running a random license plate check found the vehicle’s registered owner had a revoked license. The vehicle was stopped and the driver cited.

4:41 p.m. Revoked license. Jasmine Lane. An officer observed a known revoked driver and stopped the vehicle. The driver was cited and a passenger with a valid license drove the vehicle.

7:41 p.m. Vehicle in the ditch. CR 75 and Cedar Street E. A vehicle ended up in the ditch between the roads. The vehicle sustained front-end damage and needed to be towed out.

Feb. 14

2:49 p.m. Collision. Cedar Street E. Vehicle one was pulling into the parking lot and collided with vehicle two that was backing out. Vehicle two hit the rear passenger side of the trailer pulled by vehicle one.

Feb. 16

2:38 a.m. Noise complaint. Baker Street E. A woman called about a neighbor banging on the walls. The neighbor told the officer they would be more careful.

10:45 p.m. Suspicious activity. Old Hwy. 52. An officer saw heavy student traffic heading toward Old Hwy. 52 and saw a man urinating by a garage. The officer contacted a resident and told him a group of about 50 people was coming and that he had observed a man urinating on the property

Feb. 20

8:23 p.m. Suspicious smell. Minnesota Street E. A smell of natural gas was reported near the water tower. The fire department checked out the area and did not get a meter reading.

Feb. 25

12:57 p.m. Personal injury accident. College Avenue S. An employee of the College of St. Benedict operating a utility vehicle collided with another vehicle in the parking lot. The utility vehicle driver was taken to the hospital.

Feb. 26

10:02 p.m. Vehicle in the ditch. Cr 75 and CR 3. When the driver lost control, the vehicle hit a sign and skidded into the ditch. There were many vehicles in the ditch along CR 75 because of the snow and ice.

Author: Mike Knaak

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