• Nasir M. Abdalla, 21, 113 Terri Lane, Mankato, was charged with felony first-degree damage to property-value reduced over $1,000; and gross misdemeanor escape from custody Friday.
According to court documents, New Ulm Police were dispatched to the Brown County Evaluation Center (detox) at 10:13 p.m., Oct. 23 to take a report of a party that tried to escape and caused property damage.
Detox staff told police that Abdalla was brought to detox by Mankato Police and was on a hold when he went to the bathroom, climbed up and went through ceiling tiles and either fell or intentionally came out in the laundry room that was locked from the outside. Abdalla was found covered with debris including insulation and admitted to staff that he tried to escape. Damage was estimated at $1,200.