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Data: Nov. 25, 2016

Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 1:57 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Ryan's Road. MOUNTAIN LAKE -- The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a five-vehicle crash reported at ...

Crashes

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 1:57 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Ryan’s Road.

MOUNTAIN LAKE -- The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a five-vehicle crash reported at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday from Minnesota 60 and Cottonwood County 8. Involved were a 1990 Chevrolet operated by Harlan H. Franz, 23, of Mountain Lake; a 2004 Mazda operated by Tino Vetsouvanh, 32, of Mountain Lake; a 2001 Chevrolet K1500 operated by Laura J. Sandmeyer, 48, of Windom; a 2013 Chevrolet operated by Raymond J. Otto, 64, of South Sioux City, Neb.; and a 2005 Silverado operated by Bryan K. Thornton, 45, of Madelia, Neb. The Franz vehicle was traveling northbound on Cottonwood County 8 and crossed into the Minnesota 60 eastbound lane, where it was struck broadside by the Vetsouvanh vehicle. The other three vehicles were following the Mazda. Franz sustained a serious injury, while Vetsouvanh and Sandmeyer had non-life-threatening injuries. Otto and Thornton had no apparent injuries, while two juveniles in the Thornton vehicle had non-life-threatening injuries. The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Lake Fire Department and Mountain Lake Police Department were also at the scene.

WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a possible crash reported at 1:02 a.m. Thursday.

BREWSTER -- The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a crash with injuries reported at 3:11 p.m. Thursday from Minnesota 60 and Nobles County 1. A 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee operated by Harriet G. MIller, 82, of Brewster, was turning onto Nobles County 1 southbound when it failed to yield for a 2012 Lincoln operated by Peter J. Thurmes, 60, of Littleton, Colo. Miller was uninjured, while Thurmes had a non-life-threatening injury. The Worthington Ambulance and Brewster Fire and Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

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  Ambulance

READING - The Reading First Responders, Wilmont Rescue and Worthington Ambulance were dispatched at 11:34 p.m. Tuesday for a man down. The patient was transported.

WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 5:56 p.m. Wednesday to the 1400 block of Minnesota Drive for an adult male who experienced heart failure.

  Police

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department investigated trespassing reported at 4:52 p.m. Tuesday from the 700 block of Humiston Avenue.

SIBLEY, Iowa -- The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathan John Westphal, 21, of Sibley, for allegedly operating while intoxicated-first offense, and issued citations for open container and speeding. He was transported and booked into Osceola County Jail. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop on Iowa 60 south of Sibley.

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bayron Revolorio Garcia, 21, on multiple charges Tuesday. The sheriff's office had responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road near the U.S. 75 and 220th Street intersection. As a Lyon County deputy arrived in the area, the vehicle left the scene. It was observed traveling at a high rate of speed and passing in a prohibited area. The deputy activated his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The vehicle continued traveling at a high rate of speed and passing vehicles in prohibited areas. Another Lyon County deputy deployed his spike strips on the south edge of Rock Rapids city limits. The vehicle struck the spike strips and continued into the city at a high rate of speed and again passing in a prohibited area. The vehicle attempted to turn westbound on Iowa 9 but was unable to make the turn as all four tires had been deflated by the spike strips. Garcia faces felony charges of eluding and forgery; an aggravated misdemeanor charges of identity theft; a serious misdemeanor charge of operating while under the influence; and simple misdemeanor charges of failure to have a valid driver’s license, operation without registration, violation of financial liability coverage, speed (120 mph in a 55 mph zone), speed (120 mph in a 50 mph zone), speed (80 mph in a 40 mph zone), speed (80 mph in a 30 mph zone), prohibited passing (four counts), fail to slow down/move over for certain vehicles, fail to yield to emergency vehicles and reckless driving.

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department received a report of harassment at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday from the 2300 block of East Avenue.

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WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department received a report of a school bus stop-arm violation at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday from North Burlington Avenue.

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department received a report of harassing communication at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday from the 1500 block of Darling Drive.

WORTHINGTON - The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a theft reported at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday from the 27000 block of Plotts Avenue.

WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a possible domestic incident in progress reported at 9:18 p.m. Wednesday.

WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated trespassing reported at 4:20 a.m. Thursday from Miles Drive.

RUSHMORE -- The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a suicidal female at 11:32 a.m. Thursday.

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