New Ulm Police
• Responded to a one-vehicle crash without injuries on ice and frost-covered Highland Ave. N. near New Ulm High School at 7:56 a.m. Jan. 5. A 2006 Chrysler Town & Country driven by Josiah D. Stoering, 40, Courtland, was northbound on Highland, said he got too close to the curb, overcorrected and went back into and over the curb, hitting a median light pole. Stoering wore a seat belt. Damage was severe to the front end of the Chrysler. The city-owned light pole was damaged.
• Received a call from a woman on the 1300 block of S. Broadway who said her 29-year-old son was suicidal. The man was transported to New Ulm Medical Center for a mental health evaluation. A report was sent to Brown County Human Services.
• Answered a domestic call involving a 27-year-old woman and 25-year-old man, both from New Ulm on the 1000 block of Franklin St. N. There were no apparent injuries but a door window was broken and kicked off its hinges. A damage estimate was not available. Reports for charge consideration including disorderly conduct and burglary will be sent to the New Ulm City Attorney’s Office and Brown County Attorney’s Office.
Sleepy Eye Police
• Received a call from a landlord beginning at 4:10 p.m. Jan. 5 reporting apartment thefts at 504 Prescott St. N.W., 312 4th Ave. S.W. and 221 4th Ave. S.W. The caller said about $200 in change was taken from a washing machine coin device. Clothing items including shoes were reported stolen. A report was done for documentation.