Police Logs

Brown County Sheriff

• Received a report at 6:37 a.m. April 26 about a burglary that occurred sometime overnight at the Hanska Post Office, 114 Broadway. Suspects stole a print scanner, copier and keys. A value amount of the stolen items was not available.

New Ulm Police

• Responded to a single-vehicle crash without injuries on the 400 block, 1st North Street at 8:48 a.m. April 26. A 2019 Volvo semi and trailer driven by Linda L. Ernster, 55, St. Louis Park, became lodged under the Marktplatz Mall overpass. Damage was significant to the top of the semi and front of the trailer.

• Received a report about a burglary at 1001 Minnesota St. N. at 6:03 pm. April 25. The front door of the residence was kicked in during the day. A damage estimate was not available.

• Responded to a suspicious activity call at 908 Garden St. N. at 2:37 a.m. April 26. A 31-year-old Hanska man walked into the wrong house. He was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession. A report was sent to the Brown County Attorney’s Office.

Sleepy Eye Police

• Responded to a disturbance call at 1:57 p.m. April 26 at 9th Ave. S.W. and Maple St. S.W. A Sleepy Eye man in his 30s with mental health issues was taken to the Sleepy Eye Medical Center. A report was sent to Brown County Human Services.

State Patrol

• Responded to a one-vehicle crash at 7:52 a.m. April 27 on Highway 22, Lake Prairie Township, Nicollet County. A 2020 International box truck driven by a 29-year-old Del Rio Texas man was southbound on Highway 22, left the road to the right, tried to correct and overturned onto its right side as it returned to the road. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office, River’s Edge Ambulance and the Minnesota Department of Transportation assisted.

Redwood County Sheriff

• Responded to a one-vehicle crash with minor injuries at 10:19 p.m. April 25 on Highway 19 near Harvest Avenue. A 2012 Chevrolet Impala driven by Sahne Al. Nokleby, 22, Granite Falls, swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting a deer crossing the road, the driver lost control, and the vehicle rolled. The car landed on its roof, and the driver got out of it himself.


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