New Ulm Police
• Received an animal complaint at 2324 Hoffman Road at 12:26 p.m. Thursday. A dog was found at the residence. The dog’s owner called a short time later and the dog was returned to the owner.
• Received a scam/fraud report at the New Ulm Post Office, 27 S. German at 1:18 p.m. Friday. A woman came into the post office and wanted to buy an $8,000 money order to send to a Florida address after being told the money was needed to bail her grandson out of jail. Postal workers talked the woman out of buying the money order. Police came to the post office, called the phone number the woman said she was called from and learned it came from Canada and was a scam.
• Received a two-vehicle crash report at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Center and German Street. A Chevy Impala was parked legally along the curb facing east on Center, unoccupied when a Freightliner semi truck and trailer, driven by Darin Hattermann, 54, tried to pull into an AMPI delivery garage and hit the Impala with the rear of the trailer. Damage was minor to moderate to the Impala. There was no visible damage to the semi trailer.
• Received a two-vehicle crash report at 4th South and Payne Street at 3:57 p.m. Friday. A 2012 Chrysler Town & Country owned by Julie Petersen, 52, New Ulm, was legally parked on 4th South near Payne /Street when it was hit by an unknown vehicle leaving blue transfer marks on the front bumper cover.