New Ulm Police
• Responded to a three-vehicle crash with one minor injury at 12:32 p.m. Friday. A 2002 GMC Sonoma driven by Gayle E. O’Connor, 66, New Ulm, was stopped for children crossing the 6th Street N. intersection when a 1994 Chevy GMT driven by Troy J. Koecheler, 23, New Ulm, slowed down for for the GMC and was rear-ended by a 2010 Chevy Traverse driven by Clarissa J. Koecheler, 23, New Ulm. The Traverse was towed. Damage was minor to the other two vehicles.
• Received a theft report at at 511 6th St. S.E. at 8:16 a.m. Friday. A resident said two packages of CDs and DVDs valued at $40 were stolen from property steps between 3 and 6 p.m. Dec. 2. A report for documentation was made.
• Received a criminal damage to property report at 201 Minnesota St. S. Dec. 2. An apartment complex landlord said a maintenance room was entered sometime over the past two weeks and a mailbox key was taken. He was unsure if any other items were taken. A pop-up camper on the property was opened up but not damaged. A report was done for documentation.
• Observed a tan 2001 Audi A4 driven erratically near Minnesota St. N. and 4th St. N. at 3:11 a.m. The vehicle driver fled on foot. The car was towed to the New Ulm Police DepSartment impound lot. No damage or injuries were reported. A report was done for documentation.