New Ulm Police
• Responded to a two-vehicle crash without reported injuries on icy and snow-packed roads at 7th Street N. and Payne St. at 7:35 a.m. Feb. 19. A 2009 crossover driven by Joe M. Schotzko, 46, New Ulm was westbound on 7th North, tried to slow after seeing a 2005 car driven by Shelby N. Norcutt, 21, New Ulm. The vehicleS collided. Vehicle damage information was not available.
• Responded to a two-vehicle crash at 2nd North and Minnesota St. at 8:48 a.m. Feb. 19. A 2002 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Jason E. Tauer, 50, Lake Crystal, was southbound on Minnesota St. when a 2018 Ram Promaster van driven by Anthony P. Carlson, 45, South St. Paul, attempted to cross Minnesota St. on 2nd North and vehicles collided in the intersection. Damage was minor to the driver’s side of the Ram and minor to the front end of the Silverado.
• Responded to a semi-train crash without injuries on the 100 block of 1st North at 2:23 p.m. Feb. 18. A 2015 Freightliner semi driven by Ricky E. Randall, 69, New Ulm, was westbound on 1st North when a train began backing on the rail line, towards the 1st North St. crossing. An individual waved Randall forward in an attempt to get ahead of the train when the rear train car collided with the rear bumper of the semi. Damage was minor to the rear semi trailer bumper and minimal to the train car.
• Stopped a vehicle at Broadway and 15th North at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 18 after recognizing the driver, a 44-year-old New Ulm man, who had a cancelled driver’s license. Vehicle plates were removed. A report was forwarded to the New Ulm City Attorney’s Office for driving after license cancellation.
• Arrested a 21-year-old Slayton man at the New Ulm Medical Center Behavioral Unit at 3:31p.m., Feb. 18 for a Minnesota Department of Corrections probation violation. The man was transported to the Brown County Jail.
Brown County Sheriff’s Office
• Received a scam/fraud report from a 52-year-old Milford Township woman at 12:27 p.m. Feb. 19. She said a false unemployment claim was filed in her name. A report was done for documentation.