Police Logs

Renville County


• Received a 911 call at 9:59 a.m., May 5 about an overturned semi-tractor trailer in the County Road 11 ditch near the intersection of 405th St. in Osceola township. The truck driver, Charles F. Baumgartner, 64, Olivia, told responders he was trying to negotiate a curve and partially left the road, regained control but liquid fertilizer in trailer tanks shifted causing it to overturn into the ditch. Baumgartner was transported to Renville County Hospital with minor injuries and later released. The Minnesota Duty Officer was contacted to coordinate a chemical response cleanup. Olivia Ambulance and the Bird Island Medical Response Unit assisted.

New Ulm Police

• Received an animal complaints report at New Ulm Mobile Village, 2526 S. Bridge St. at 11:48 a.m. May 7. Some dogs were left in a mobile home after the power was shut off. Police contacted the owner to take care of the dogs May 7.