Dead people. Trespassing. Emergency rescues. Stabbings. Armed robberies.

The headlines reads more like those from a police crime blotter than what they really are - stories about zealous Pokemon Go gamers who have found themselves in sometimes dangerous predicaments.

The online game has exploded in popularity since it first debuted on July 6 and devoted followers have well,  followed the game over a cliff.

Lackawana County firefighters had to assist police in freeing two players who became locked in after hours in a cemetery, PAHomepage reported.

A forest Grove, Oregon man was stabbed while playing the game according to a KPTV posting.

"Michael Baker was attempting to catch as many Pokémon as possible when he saw another man, possibly playing the same game.

"I saw him go by and asked if he was playing Pokémon Go. He was like 'what?' I guess he wanted to battle because he came up at me with a knife," said Baker.

Baker said he didn't go to the hospital because he still wanted to hunt for Pokémon and other things."

Gamers out exploring for Pokemon in  Nashua, N.H., and along the Big Wind River in rural Wyoming  have inadvertently stumbled upon human remains.

AEP Ohio, the state arm of Columbus electric utility American Electric Power Company, Inc., warned players  to be cautious while playing near electric transformers and substations or risk serious injury or death

And by many accounts authorities have had enough of the trespassers in search of Pikachu and its companions.