• Received a three-vehicle crash report at 3:47 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Highway 169 and TH 68, South Bend Township, Blue Earth County. A 2015 Chrysler Town & Country minivan driven by Maurine M. Johnson, 92, Mankato, was eastbound on TH 68, a 2018 Jeep Cherokee driven by Ashley M. Leivermann, 31, Madelia; and a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Rebekah L. Schmidt, 19, Waconia, were both southbound on Highway 169 when all three vehicles collided. Schmidt had non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Mankato. All three drivers wore seat belts. Alcohol was not involved. A minivan passenger, Marlene M. Satre, 85, Winthrop; and passenger in the Jeep, Bruce R. Leivermann, 58, North Mankato, were not injured. Mankato Police, the South Bend Fire Department, Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assisted.
New Ulm Police
• Responded to a possible harassment restraining order violation at 2201 N. Broadway at 10:10 p.m. Friday. A suspect may have followed and photographed another person. The incident was referred to the New Ulm City Attorney’s Office for charge consideration.
Sleepy Eye Police
• Received a scam/fraud report at 12:32 p.m. Saturday fron a resident on 5th Avenue Southeast. The resident said they received an email seeking money to process an FDIC loan and asked that financial transaction card numbers be sent to them. The incident escalated to text messages and phone calls. Police said the resident lost some money before they stopped sending information to the scammers. Police documented the incident that may be used for fraud insurance claims but warned that once money is sent, it’s usually gone.