Police Logs

New Ulm Police

• Received a report of a two-vehicle crash at Center and Washington without injuries on snowy roads at 4:29 p.m. Thursday. A Jeep driven by James E. Spaargaren, 19, Escondido, Calif., was eastbound on Center. A Pontiac Grand Am driven by Mary L. Roth, 65, New Ulm, was at the stop sign on Washington. It pulled forward to cross Center, did not see the Jeep due to a corner snow bank, and the vehicles collided. Damage was minor to both vehicles.

• Received a three-vehicle crash report at 4th South and Broadway at 4:15 p.m. Thursday. A 1996 Chevy Blazer driven by Quinton J. Wurtzberger, 21, New Ulm; a 2012 Ford Focus driven by Linda L. Gieseke, 60, Courtland; and a 2004 Ford Crown Victoria driven by Daniel D. Olson, 63, New Ulm, were all southbound on Broadway, following each other when Olson was forced to brake and the vehicles ran into each other. Damage was moderate to the Chevy and Focus and minor to the Crown Victoria.

• Received a report of a six-year-old male student at Washington Learning Center, 910 14th St. N. at 9:54 a.m. Friday. The student reportedly became violent, kicking, scratching and spitting on a teacher. A report will be forwarded to Brown County Family Services.

Sibley County

Sheriff’s Office

• Responded to a snowmobile crash near the intersection of State Highway 5 and 381st Street, about 2 miles southwest of Green Isle. A snowmobile driven by Austin Schwartz, 18, Green Isle, was northbound along Highway 5 in the east ditch when he lost control and crashed. Schwartz was transported to Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington. Arlington Ambulance and Fire Departments assisted.

State Patrol

• Received a report of a two-vehicle crash with non-life threatening injuries at 8:09 a.m. Thursday on State Highway 68 west of Morgan in Redwood County. A 2011 Ford Econoline van driven by Deborah J. Sehr, 64, Clements, was westbound on Highway 68 when it collided with 2012 GMC Sierra driven by Andrew M. Ruppert, 24, Fairmont, that did not stop for a stop sign while northbound on CR 13. Sehr was transported to North Memorial Hospital. Ruppert was transported to Redwood Area Hospital. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

• Received a repor of a one-vehicle crash without injuries at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 19, Kintire Township, Redwood County. Amanda M. Malmquist, 32, Grove City, was driving a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 that hit a patch of ice, went sideways into a ditch and rolled onto its side. Malmquist was transported to Redwood Area Hospital because she is six months pregnant.

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