Police Logs

New Ulm Police

• Received a two-vehicle crash report at 16th North and Broadway at 6:16 p.m. July 16. A 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by Vernus A. Buerkle, 92, Gibbon, was northbound on Broadway. He said the sun was in his eyes, he thought red light was green and continued through the intersection. He collided with a 2012 Cadillac Escalade driven by Leonard E. Booth, 67, New Ulm, who was westbound. No injuries were reported. The vehicles had moderate to severe damage.

• Received a two-vehicle crash report at 4th North and Broadway at 5:58 p.m. July 16. A 2008 Ford Fusion driven by Tatianna C. Schmid, 18, Mankato, was northbound on Broadway in the outside lane. It drifted over and collided with a 2017 Toyota RAV 4, driven by Connie L. Knutson, 62, Sleepy Eye, that was northbound on Broadway in the inside lane. Damage was minor to both vehicles. No injuries were reported.

• Received a call about a verbal disturbance at New Ulm Mobile Village, 2526 S. Bridge St. at 3:27 p.m. July 16. A report was sent to Brown County Family Services due to the condition of the residence affecting people living there, including children.

• Received a harassment restraining order (HRO) violation report from a person at Kraft Foods, 2525 Bridge St. S., at 8:12 a.m. July 17. Redwood Falls Police assisted, arresting a 59-year-old woman in Redwood Falls.

• Received a driving complaint at County Roads 27 and 11 at 1:31 p.m. July 17. The suspect vehicle was located. A 59-year-old woman was cited for having no driver’s license, having an open bottle and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle.

State Patrol

• Received report about a two-vehicle crash at State Highway 22 and 230th Street, Dryden Township, Sibley County, at 5:07 p.m. July 16. A 1990 Peterbuilt semi driven by Jeffrey A. Suchomel, 55, Hutchinson, and a 2001 International semi driven by Randy S. Frauendienst, 58, Nicollet, were both southbound on Highway 22. The Peterbuilt slowed to turn west on 230th Street and was rear-ended by the Peterbuilt. Suchomel was transported to Hutchinson Health Care with non-life-threatening injuries. Frauendienst was not injured.