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.

In southern California, two men had to be rescued after they fell  50 to 90 feet off a bluff in Encinitas and ended up in a trauma center, according to a San Diego Union Tribune story.

Using GPS technology, the augmented reality game has sent players out to capture the cartoon game creatures that are super imposed in streets, parks, stores as well as inappropriate locations such as the Holocaust Museum, Arlington National Cemetery and 9/11 Memorial, as reported in a CNN story.

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."

A Tarentum, Pa., teen landed in Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh with collarbone and foot in juries after she was struck by a car.

“The Pokemon game took her across a major highway at 5 o’clock in the evening, which is rush hour,” her mother Tracy Nolan told WPXI-TV. “No game is worth a child’s life.”

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.