Police Logs

Minnesota State Patrol

• Responded to a one-vehicle crash with life-threatening injuries on TH 4, Martinsburg Township, Renville County at 8:39 a.m. April 19, 2022. Steven A. Volstad, 68, Fairfax, was driving a 2003 Ford F150 northbound on TH 4, left the road and rolled in the west ditch. He was flown from the scene by North Memorial Air Care with serious injuries. He wore a seat belt and airbags deployed. Alcohol was not involved. Hector Fire/Ambulance and the Renville County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

Sibley County Sheriff’s Office

• Responded to a vehicle fire on 286th Street near 431st Avenue at 3:17 p.m. April 17, 2022. Lonnie Westworth, 52, Le Sueur, was traveling eastbound on 286th Street when the vehicle started on fire. He was not injured. Vehicle damage was substantial. The Arlington Fire Department assisted.

New Ulm Police

• Responded to a two-vehicle cash without injuries at 17th N. Street and Broadway at 12:39 p.m. April 19, 2022. Michael T. Rogers, 58, Bloomington, was driving a 2008 Toyota Sienna eastbound on 17th North when he collided head on with Jordan M. Maki, 20, New Ulm, who was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu westbound on 17th N. Both drivers wore seat belts. Damage was minor to the front ends of both vehicles.

Sleepy Eye Police

• Responded to a two-vehicle crash without injuries at Main St. E. and 3rd Ave. S.E. at 12:41 p.m. April 19, 2022. A dump truck southbound on 3rd Ave. was hit on the side by an SUV. Driver’s names were not available. SUV damage was extensive but it was driven away. The truck was not damaged.

Springfield Police

• Responded to a gas drive-off at the BP Station, 221 Rock St. W. at 10:18 a.m. April 19, 2022. A woman came into the station and grabbed about $70 worth of items, but said she didn’t have enough money, so she left them on the counter. A man put $59.47 worth of gas in a black Kia car and left the station with the woman in the car. Police are searching for the vehicle by license number. It did not come up on a database. A report was done for documentation.


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