Sept. 6 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.

 Aug. 19

11:30 a.m. Collision. Elena Lane and Seventh Avenue NE.  Two public works vehicles collided. Crews were working on a manhole. Vehicle one backed into vehicle two. There were no injuries.

8:10 p.m. Outdoor fire. Elm Street E. An officer noticed outdoor furniture outside around the fire pit. A renter was advised of the ordinance and told to take a chair inside the garage.

Aug. 20

3:13 p.m. 12th Avenue SE. Garbage cans left at the end of a driveway passed the 24-hour city ordinance deadline. The homeowner was advised and she moved the cans.

Aug. 21

3:59 p.m. Collision. Minnesota Street E. and College Avenue S. The driver of vehicle two said he looked down and when he looked up again, the vehicle in front of him had stopped to let in a passenger.

Aug. 23

3:39 p.m. Crash. Fourth Avenue NE. A woman said her foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas pedal as she approached Casey’s. The car struck the right side of the front doors, causing damage to the brick wall. There were no injuries.

Aug. 28

2:40 p.m. Collision. CR 75 and 20th Avenue SE. Vehicle one was driving west on CR 75 in the southbound turn lane. Driver one slowed while in the turn lane and without stopping attempted to turn south onto 20th Avenue SE. The driver did not see vehicle two traveling east on CR 75. Vehicle one struck vehicle two in the driver’s side rear quarter with the front of her vehicle. 

Author: Mike Knaak

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