Sept. 18 St. Joseph police blotter

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Aug. 31

 11:11 p.m. Suspended license. Sixth Avenue S. A St. Joseph officer was working a Toward Zero Deaths special assignment in St. Cloud. A vehicle turned left from the right lane of traffic from Fifth Avenue to Hwy. 23. The vehicle was stopped. The driver was cited for driving after suspension and improper left turn.

Sept. 1

12:44 p.m. Vehicle collision. CR 75 and Eighth Avenue NE. Driver of vehicle one thought the driver of vehicle two was going to pull onto CR 75 from a stop sign at Eighth Avenue NE. Driver one did not see driver two hesitate and the two vehicles collided.

Sept. 4

 1:56 a.m. Dispute. 512 Schneider Drive. When officers responded to an argument, they heard yelling between a man and a woman inside the mobile home. The woman said she was afraid of the man. He was arrested and could be charged with domestic assault.

12:38 p.m. Vehicle crash. CR 75 and CR 133. A van was in the left turn lane facing east on CR 75 when the driver decided to go straight instead. Vehicle one was in the left lane and attempted to avoid the van and collided with vehicle two. The driver of the van did not stop and no one involved had a license plate number for the van that caused the collision.

Sept. 4

7:37 a.m. Collision with a fire hydrant. Elm Street E. A single-axle truck rolled off the parking lot behind Coborn’s and stopped after running over a fire hydrant. After the truck was towed, the hydrant was usable although the fixtures underneath needed repair.

12:55 p.m. Vehicle crash. 29055 CR 121. The driver jerked the steering wheel, spun out and rolled over a couple of times. The driver said he had looked at his phone for the time and overcorrected. The officer advised the driver that vehicles had clocks so he wouldn’t have to use his phone. The driver said the vehicle clock was broken. The vehicle was traveling south on CR 121. The driver was cited for failure to drive with due care. He was examined at the scene by Gold Cross Ambulance personnel.

Sept. 10

11:44 a.m. Theft. Jade Road. A woman dropped her wallet in the parking lot but didn’t notice it missing. When the wallet was turned in, $400 in cash and some gift cards were missing. The woman who found it said she did not examine the contents of the wallet before turning it in.

Author: Mike Knaak

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