Emergency Services: Aug. 5, 2022

For incidents recorded Aug. 2 through 4 p.m. Aug. 5.

Emergency Services
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9:51 a.m. Wednesday, 1600 block of East Avenue, unspecified. Sanford Ambulance and Worthington Rescue dispatched.

10:53 a.m. Wednesday: 2100 block of Nobles Street, unspecified. Sanford Ambulance and Worthington Rescue dispatched.

Sept. 10 event planned in Worthington.
For incidents reported the evening of July 29 through the early morning of Aug. 2.
Former elementary school remains slated for demolition, but the District 518 Board of Education agreed to consider the matter further at an upcoming meeting.

5:10 p.m. Thursday: 400 block of Sixth Avenue, adult female, unspecified. Round Lake Rescue and Worthington Ambulance dispatched.



Minnesota State Patrol: two-vehicle crash with injuries, 2:41 p.m. Tuesday, U.S. 71 and Minnesota 60, Windom. A 17-year-old male was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala southbound toward the U.S. 71 and Minnesota 60 when it collided with an eastbound 2006 Toyota Sequoia driven by William James Fossing, 63, Excelsior. Fossing and a passenger, Sherri Lyons, 63, of Windom, each sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Windom Hospital. The juvenile was not injured. All individuals were wearing seatbelts.

WPD: crash without injuries, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1100 block of Ryan’s Road.

WPD: crash without injuries, 6:57 p.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of Ryan’s Road.

Deadline to apply is Sept. 1
Both men received amended sentences after pleading guilty.
Victim of reported domestic assault lost consciousness twice after police arrived.

WPD: crash with injuries, 10:18 a.m. Wednesday, Diagonal Road and Thomas Avenue. Worthington Rescue and Sanford Ambulance dispatched.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: two-vehicle crash without injuries, Greene Street and Iowa 9, Rock Rapids. Gary Vogel, 71, of Rock Rapids, was driving northbound on Greene Street and attempted a left turn on Iowa 9. Hannah Hulstein, 19, of Hull, Iowa, was westbound on Iowa 9. Vogel failed to yield and struck the Hulstein vehicle. Both vehicles sustained approximately $5,000 in damage. Vogel admitted to consuming intoxicants and was arrested for OWI first offense.

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office: crash with injuries, 8:58 a.m. Thursday, intersection of Union Street and First Avenue, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Amy Dammer, 39, of Rushmore, was driving a 2007 Chevy Malibu westbound when she collided with a 2015 Buick Enclave driven by Irene Gacke, 63, of Ellsworth. Gacke and a passenger were transported by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Both vehicles were considered a total loss. The crash remains under investigation. Assisting at the scene were the Rock Rapids Fire Department, Lyon County Ambulance and Dusty’s Auto Body.

WPD: crash without injuries, 11:59 a.m. Thursday, North Humiston Avenue and Ryan’s Road.

WPD: crash without injuries, 2:47 p.m. Thursday, 1000 block of Ryan’s Road.


WPD: crash without injuries, 5:44 p.m. Thursday, 1400 block of Oxford Street.


3:03 p.m. Wednesday: Minnesota 60 in mile 20, motorist assist with vehicle that’s emitting smoke. Brewster Fire Department dispatched.

6:40 a.m. Friday: car fire, Minnesota 91 near Leota.


WPD: vehicle unlock with child inside vehicle, 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, 1000 block of Oxford Street. Ambulance dispatched.

WPD: 911 call, 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, 1200 block of Fourth Avenue.

WPD: 911 call, 12:53 a.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Eighth Avenue.


WPD: assault, 2:12 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block of 10th Street.

WPD: burglary, 4:36 a.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of North Spring Avenue.

WPD: public nuisance - long grass and furniture outside, 8:19 a.m. Wednesday.

WPD: scam, 9:28 a.m. Wednesday.

NCSO: property damage, 1:43 p.m. Wednesday, 31000 block of Nobles County 25, Worthington.

WPD: shoplifting, 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, 1000 block of Ryan’s Road.

WPD: 911 call, 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Fifth Avenue.

WPD: bike theft, 5:42 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of Clary Street.

WPD: theft, 8:38 p.m. Wednesday, 1100 block of Ryan’s Road.

NCSO: illegal dumping, 12:14 p.m. Thursday, Ellsworth.

WPD: disturbing the peace, 10:06 p.m. Thursday, Burlington Avenue and Dover Street.

WPD: harassing communication, 10:27 p.m. Thursday.

WPD: notice sent to property owner for overgrown weeds, 7:23 a.m. Friday.

WPD: shoplifting, 11:23 a.m. Friday, 1400 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: found property, 12:33 p.m. Friday, 1000 block of West Gateway Drive.

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