Data: Sept. 26, 2019


WPD: 1:43 a.m. Thursday, 1700 block of Minnesota 60.

WPD: 1:02 p.m. Thursday, parking lot in 1400 block of Collegeway.



Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: Kenneth David Fransen, 72, of Sibley, was facing pending charges Tuesday for driving while barred, interference with official acts, failure to have SR22 insurance, speeding, failure to yield to emergency vehicles and failure to have an interlock ignition device. At approximately 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, a Lyon County deputy stopped a vehicle operated by Fransen for traveling 80 mph in a 55-mph zone. Upon the officer’s discovery that Fransen was barred from driving, Fransen drove off. He led deputies on a low speed 14-mile pursuit before being stopped with the assistance of a tire deflation device on Lyon County A-34 near U.S. 75. A standoff then occurred for approximately 55 minutes. Fransen was then taken in for a mental evaluation.

WPD: property damage, 4:16 p.m. Wednesday.

WPD: domestic incident, 4:24 p.m. Wednesday.

NCSO: property damage, 6:07 p.m. Wednesday, Bigelow.

WPD: verbal argument, 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, 2100 block of Circle Drive.

NCSO: theft, 11:01 p.m. Wednesday, 40 block of Rohrer Street, Round Lake.

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office: Landon Michael Edward McConnell, 18, of Sibley, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly operating while under the influence, following a traffic stop at Second Street Northeast and 10th Avenue Northeast.

WPD: verbal argument, 7:42 a.m. Thursday, 1000 block of Third Avenue.


NCSO: theft, 8:50 a.m. Thursday, 600 block of South Chestnut Street, Ellsworth.

WPD: trespassing, 10:40 a.m. Thursday, 800 block of 10th Street.

WPD: harassment, 1:52 p.m. Thursday, 800 block of 10th Street.

WPD: disorderly conduct, 1:57 p.m. Thursday, 1300 block of Ray Drive.

NCSO: theft, 2:59 p.m. Thursday, 33000 block of Ulrich Avenue, Round Lake.

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