Emergency Services: Jan. 20, 2023

For incidents reported the evening of Jan. 17 through the evening of Jan. 20.

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4:38 p.m. Tuesday: 1600 block of East Avenue, Worthington, unspecified.

3:51 a.m. Wednesday: 1700 block of Collegeway, Worthington, adult female, unspecified.

10:59 a.m. Wednesday: 800 block of 10th Street, Worthington, unspecified.

11:22 a.m. Wednesday: 1700 block of North Clifton Avenue, Worthington, unspecified.


1:40 a.m. Friday: 2200 block of Cecilee Street, Worthington, unspecified.

1:19 p.m. Friday: 500 block of Lake Street, Worthington, adult female feeling weak


WPD: reported crash without injuries, 9:09 a.m. Tuesday.

WPD: crash without injuries, 9:23 a.m. Tuesday.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: vehicle stuck in crossover on Interstate 90, 11:29 a.m. Tuesday. Driver cited for divided highway crossover violation.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: jackknifed semi, 1:33 p.m. Tuesday, Minnesota 60 west of Heron Lake.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: vehicle in the ditch, 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, U.S. 71, south of Jackson.


Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: semi loaded with hogs in the median, 11:29 p.m. Tuesday, Interstate 90, west of Lakefield. A Livestock Recovery Team was dispatched and assisted by the fire department in transferring the livestock to another trailer. Crews were on the scene for about four and a half hours.

WPD: hit and run, 12:41 a.m. Wednesday, 1700 block of northeast Minnesota 60.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: single-vehicle rollover with no injuries, 4:52 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. 71 south of Jackson.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: snowblower tractor tipped on its side, 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, Jackson. A tow truck was called to the scene.

Lyon County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office: crash without injuries, 11:10 a.m. Thursday, 2300 block of U.S. 75. Jordan Brantsen, Rock Valley, Iowa, was driving a 2001 Peterbilt south on U.S. 75 when he began to turn to make a delivery. The trailer the Peterbilt was pulling had snow-covered lights, causing the vehicles behind it to not see a blinker or brake light. William Leusink, Sioux Center, was also driving a 2004 Peterbilt south on U.S. 75, did not see Brantsen’s signal lights and was unable to come to a stop on the highway. Due to oncoming traffic, he was reportedly forced to steer his truck and trailer into the west ditch of U.S. 75. No injuries were reported, and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by TrackSide Towing of Alvord, Iowa.

Dickinson County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office: two-vehicle collision with serious injuries, 11:16 a.m. Thursday, 1600 block of Iowa 9. Diane Kletsch, 59, of Valley Falls, Kansas, was driving a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 west on Iowa 9 when she lost control of the vehicle, crossed the centerline, and struck the driver’s side of an eastbound 2016 Mercedes Benz C300 driven by Tana Nozka, 43, of Lake Park, Iowa. Nozka was extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means and sustained serious or incapacitating injuries. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital, and the dog in her vehicle was transported to the veterinarian. Kletsch reportedly had no injuries. The DCSO was assisted on the scene by Dickinson County Emergency Management, the Lake Park Fire Department, Iowa DNR, Lakes Regional Healthcare Ambulance and Jennings Tow & Repair.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: stalled vehicle blocking the I-90 exit to Jackson, 11:42 p.m. Wednesday, Jackson.

NCSO: vehicle off roadway, 5:44 p.m. Thursday, Minnesota 60 and Roberts Avenue.


WPD: hit-and-run in a parking lot, 7:44 p.m. Thursday, 1200 block of Seventh Avenue.

NCSO: vehicle off roadway, 11:26 p.m. Thursday, Interstate 90.

NCSO: vehicle off roadway, 11:56 p.m. Thursday, Interstate 90 in mile 42.

NCSO: vehicle off roadway, 12:32 a.m. Friday, Interstate 90 in mile 41.

NCSO: crash with injuries, 8:53 a.m. Friday, Interstate 90; fire and ambulance dispatched.

WPD: crash without injuries, 11:17 a.m. Friday, 38000 block of Nobles County 35.

WPD: crash without injuries, 12:55 a.m. Friday, 1600 block of Oxford Street.


1:13 p.m. Thursday: 1100 block of Collegeway, fire and rescue requested for unspecified reasons.


WPD: reports runaway, Tuesday.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: domestic disturbance, 9:09 a.m. Tuesday, Jackson.

WPD: reports found property, 10:51 a.m. Tuesday.

WPD: parking complaint, 11:08 a.m. Tuesday, 900 block of Turner Street.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: domestic disturbance, 12:51 p.m. Tuesday, Jackson.

WPD: fraud/forgery, 2:48 p.m. Tuesday, 1400 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: disorderly conduct, 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, 1900 block of Dover Street.

WPD: disturbing the peace, 12:16 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block of 10th Street.

WPD: trespassing, 1:09 a.m. Wednesday, 1600 block of Clary Street.

WPD: disturbing the peace, 4:56 a.m. Wednesday, 2100 block of Nobles Street.

WPD: noise complaint, 8:35 a.m. Wednesday.

NCSO: identity theft, 10:01 a.m. Wednesday.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: arrested a 46-year-old Jackson man on a warrant for failure to appear for fourth degree DUI and DUI controlled substance, 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, Jackson.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: domestic disturbance, 2:06 p.m. Wednesday.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: theft, 4:33 p.m. Wednesday, Jackson.

NCSO: domestic, 8:35 p.m. Wednesday, 400 block of South Walnut Street, Ellsworth.

WPD: reports runaway, 9:04 p.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Second Avenue.

WPD: disturbing the peace, 9:59 p.m. Wednesday, 800 block of 10th Street.

WPD: fraud, 9:10 a.m. Thursday, 1100 block of Ryan’s Road.

WPD: crime against justice, domestic abuse no-contact order, 10:22 a.m. Thursday, 600 block of James Boulevard.

WPD: threat of suicide, 7:46 p.m. Thursday, 1100 block of East Ninth Avenue.

WPD: parental issues, 11:07 p.m. Thursday.

WPD: threat of suicide, 10:28 a.m. Friday, 1100 block of Ninth Avenue.

WPD: domestic, 1:45 p.m. Friday, 1700 block of northeast Minnesota 60.

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