Court Proceedings

Brown County

District Court

• Gross misdemeanor fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount marijuana, misdemeanor driving after suspension and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia were filed Sept. 8 against Dylan A. Altmann, 21, 454 Valleyview Dr., Courtland. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5.

According to court documents, New Ulm Police noticed a black 2004 GMC Yukon with expired registration at 11:12 p.m., May 17, 2021 and stopped the vehicle. Police identified the driver as Altmann who said he was driving his friend’s vehicle. Police ran his driver’s license that came up suspended.

Smelling marijuana in the vehicle, police asked the vehicle’s owner how much marijuana was in the vehicle. The witness answered “a lot” and pointed towards the center console. Police pat searched him after he consented and found a used marijuana pen with a small amount of suspected THC wax.

Police searched the vehicle and found two more baggies with suspected marijuana, two multi-colored grinders, three pipes with suspected marijuana residue, two boxes of cones commonly used to roll marijuana, a suspected pre-rolled marijuana joint; and seven pre-rolled THC/CBD cigarettes.

Altmann claimed the marijuana was his.

Police tested the suspected 29.84 grams of marijuana that tested positive for THC.

• Felony fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount marijuana and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and possess/sale small amount of marijuana-no remuneration were filed Sept. 8 against Jamie L. Mosenden, 50, 1427 S. Broadway, New Ulm. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 5.

According to court documents, New Ulm Police were dispatched to the area of 10th Street S. and Minnesota Street at 4 p.m., Aug. 21, 2021 for a bicyclist hit by a vehicle door. Police saw a grey 1999 Buick Regal parked in the street near where people gathered on a sidewalk.

Mosenden told police he was riding his bike and her a vehicle door on a Ram truck, said it was an accident, and that he thought his arm was broke.

A witness who saw Mosenden driving into the truck door rendered aid to Mosenden and noticed he had a backpack with spilled items including a “one hitter” commonly used to smoke marijuana, and a tool used to clean the item.

Police talked to a couple witnesses who said Mosenden didn’t want anyone called, not even an ambulance.

A witness said she saw Mosenden traveling southbound toward 11th Street South on Minnesota Street, while her truck door was open and that she was unable to close it in time before Mosenden hit it, causing the crash. There was a small amount of paint damage to the driver’s side door.

Another witness told police a marijuana dugout fell onto the street when Mosenden crash, which a neighbor picked up and returned to Mosenden, who put it in his bag. The witness aid there was a piece of metal for pipe cleaning, referring to paraphernalia.

Police made investigator Hohensee aware of the observations before he retrieved two bags identified as belonging to Mosenden, who gave him permission to search the black Under Armor draw string bag but not the Outdoor Product backpack that strongly smelled of marijuana.

Mosenden was transported to New Ulm Medical Center by Allina Ambulance for injury treatment.

Police searched the draw string bag and found a metal piece with a blue handle, a dugout containing a green, leafy substance recognized as marijuana and a pipe. Marijuana in the dugout weighed 1.65 grams. A metal container with .4 grams of a crystal-like shard field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

• Two counts of gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI were filed against Brooklyn G. Boerboom, 21, 124 Maple St., Springfield. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5, 2021.

According to court documents, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of CR 16 north of Comfrey at 4:28 a.m., June 25, 2021 for a suspicious activity report. A caller reported an injured woman walking up to the residence, claiming to have been in a motor vehicle crash.

A deputy met with Boerboom at the residence. She appeared to have scrapes and contusions on her body and said she was the only occupant of her vehicle, a Nissan Rogue. Boerboom said she was northbound on CR 16 when she entered the road shoulder, believed she over-corrected, losing control, entering the ditch.

Boerboom was unable to provide directions to the crash scene or the direction she walked. The deputy noticed intoxication clues on Boerboom. Her vehicle was found about a half mile north of the residence. It appeared to have rolled several times and was severely damaged with all airbags deployed.

The deputy applied for a search warrant to obtain a sample of Boerboom’s blood. On Aug. 2, 2021, the deputy received a Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) report showing a 0.118 blood alcohol content.

A driving record review showed two prior, qualified impaired driving convictions; fourth-degree DWI in Lyon County court on Sept. 12, 2018 and third-degree DWI in Lyon County court on Sept. 24, 2019.

• A gross misdemeanor malicious punishment of a child charge a dn misdemeanor domestic assault charge were filed Sept. 8 against Daniel Garza, 21, 1226 State St. S. New Ulm. A first-appearance was set for 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5, 2021.

According to court documents, New Ulm Police were dispatched to 1226 State St. S. on Aug. 2, 2021 for a family disturbance. At the residence, Garza and the victim said they got into a physical argument.

Garza said he tried to give the victim his medication, but he refused and was banging his head against the wall.

The victim told police Garza slapped him in the face, was crying and had difficulty calming down. The victim said he did not want to take the medication right away and accidentally knocked the pills to the ground.

The victim seemed scared and kept saying he did not want to return to juvenile detention or be taken away. The victim said his face, head, and arm hurt. Police noticed reddening on the left side of the victim’s face.

Garza admitted he “lost his cool” and slapped the victim’s face.

A witness told police the victim called Garza names and there was pushing and shoving between them as well as yelling.


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