New Ulm Police
Took a theft report at 6:18 p.m. Friday at Wal-Mart Supercenter. Store security employees stopped the attempted theft of a shopping card full of merchandise in the store. A list of stolen items was not available.
Took a vandalism report at 8:34 p.m. Friday at 1301 State St. South. A 19-year-old New Ulm man was arrested for alleged criminal damage to property after a residence door and several windows and a car window were broken. A damage estimate was not available.
Redwood County Sheriff
Took a criminal damage to property report at 8:19 p.m. Friday for damage to a bridge over the Cottonwood River on 120th St. in Charlestown Township, between Sanborn and Lamberton. Unknown persons spray painted graffiti including a threat to kill law enforcement. Anyone who saw suspicious activity or can identify the persons responsible is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 507-637-4036.
McLeod County Sheriff
Responded to a report of a large snake in the Buffalo Creek Park on 100th St., east of Glencoe at 9:57 p.m. Saturday. Deputies captured an eight-foot Red Tail Boa and transported it to the Minnesota Herpetological Society in Minneapolis. The reptile will be kept there for five days to be claimed by its owner. If it is not claimed, it will be put up for adoption.
Responded to a fight at Comfrey Bar & Grill, 109 Brown St. West at 7:57 p.m. Sunday. A 33-year-old Comfrey man was arrested for alleged fifth-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Nobody was hospitalized and no damage was reported. Charges are pending in Brown County District Court.
Sleepy Eye Police
Responded to a theft report at 10:54 a.m. Monday at 729 W. Main St. A green and red Poland lawnmower was reported stolen sometime within the last two weeks. A value estimate was not available.