For the Record: April 9, 2021

Incident reports from local and regional law enforcement

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Only students not currently attending ISD 518 need to register for the 2021-2022 school year as soon as possible. The information was incorrect in the District 518 column published online and in the April 3, 2021 e-edition.


6:08 a.m. Wednesday: 400 block of East First Avenue, Beaver Creek, individual with chest pain.


9:25 a.m. Wednesday: 400 block of West Luverne Street, Magnolia.

3:29 a.m. Friday: 400 block of West Luverne Street, Luverne.


Rock County Sheriff’s Office: vehicle in ditch, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Rock County in front of New Vision.

Rock County Sheriff’s Office: minor two-vehicle crash, 7:35 a.m. Wednesday, 700 block of North McKenzie Street, Luverne.

Rock County Sheriff’s Office: hit and run, 6:28 p.m. Thursday, 900 block of South Kniss Avenue, Luverne.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: two-vehicle crash, Friday at First Avenue and Union Street, Rock Rapids, Iowa. A 2016 GMC Yukon Denali XL operated by Ashleigh Benz, 28, of Rock Rapids was westbound on First Avenue, while a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 operated by Paul Metzger, 69, of Alvord, Iowa was leaving a private driveway and attempting to turn westbound on First Avenue. As it entered the highway, the Silverado struck the Denali. The Denali sustained approximately $6,000 in damages, while the Silverado had about $3,500 in damages.



WPD: criminal sexual conduct, 4:28 p.m. Thursday, 2000 block of North Humiston Avenue.

Rock County Sheriff’s Office: vandalism, 2:33 a.m. Friday, 200 block of North Estey Street, Luverne.

WPD: possible stolen property, 11:28 a.m. Friday, 700 block of North Crailsheim Drive.

WPD: harassing communication, 12:47 p.m. Friday, 500 block of Betty Avenue.

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