Emergency Services: Jan. 3, 2023

Incidents reported the evening of Dec. 30, 2022 through the early morning of Jan. 3, 2023.

Emergency Services
Emergency Services
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8:37 p.m. Friday: 1600 block of Darling Drive, adult male, unspecified.

Rocky Hayes, 47, of Sioux Falls, was charged Jan. 20 with three counts of possessing child pornography, each a Class 4 felony.
If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of no more than five years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both for each of the charges against him.
If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of five years imprisonment, a $10,000 fine, or both.


WPD: crash without injuries, 5:15 p.m. Friday, intersection of North Humiston Avenue and Oxford Street.

NCSO: crash without injuries, 7:28 p.m. Friday, intersection of Nobles County 25 and Nobles County 7.


WPD: crash with injuries, 3:59 a.m. Saturday, U.S. 59 and Interstate 90, Worthington rescue and ambulance dispatched.

WPD: crash without injuries, 2:07 a.m. Saturday, Minnesota 60 and I-90.

WPD: crash without injuries, 5:57 a.m. Saturday, intersection of 10th Avenue and Diagonal Road.

WPD: crash without injuries, 9:51 a.m. Saturday, 1600 block of Nobles Street.

WPD: hit and run, 12:03 p.m. Saturday, 1600 block of Second Avenue.

WPD: crash without injuries, 12:46 p.m. Monday, 1500 block of Ryan’s Road.

Minnesota State Patrol: one-vehicle rollover, 7:07 p.m. Monday, Interstate 90 in mile 20, Magnolia Township, Rock County. James Francis Pio, 25, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer westbound when he lost control and the vehicle rolled. Road conditions were reportedly snow and ice covered. Pio was transported to Sanford Luverne Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt. Assisting at the scene were the Rock County Sheriff’s Office and Luverne Ambulance.



7:23 p.m. Friday: Zeh Avenue and 240th Street, Brewster, car fire, Brewster Fire Department dispatched.


WPD: property damage, 6:47 p.m. Friday, 1000 block of Paulson Avenue.

WPD: property damage, 9: 17 p.m. Friday, 1600 block of Stower Drive.

WPD: trespassing, 4:02 a.m. Saturday, 1300 block on Fifth Avenue.

WPD: theft, 9:50 a.m. Saturday, 1000 block of West Gateway Drive.

WPD: forgery, 2:19 p.m. Saturday, 600 block of Betty Avenue.

NCSO: threats, 3:31 p.m. Saturday, 200 block of Second Street.


WPD: scam, 4:41 p.m. Saturday, 1200 block of Fourth Avenue.

WPD: dog bite, 6:01 p.m. Saturday, 1600 block of Diagonal Road.

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WPD: trespassing, 6:31 p.m. Saturday, 1600 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: runaway, 7:12 p.m. Saturday, 1400 block of South Shore Drive.

WPD: threats, 7:54 p.m. Saturday, 1700 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: verbal warning for failure to signal, 8:33 p.m. Saturday, Worthington.

NCSO: criminal sexual conduct, 11:05 p.m. Saturday, 12000 block of Edwards Avenue.

WPD: disturbing the peace, 12:27 a.m. Sunday, 2300 block of East Avenue.

Lyon County Iowa Sheriff’s Office: Mckinsey Scroggin, of Hartley, Iowa was arrested Saturday and housed at the Lyon County Jail for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

NCSO: fugitive from justice, 2:51 a.m. Monday, 1500 block of Airport Road.

NCSO: disorderly, 10:53 p.m. Monday, 500 block of 11th Street, Brewster.

WPD: harassing communications, 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nobles Street and James Boulevard.

WPD: 911 call, 1:52 a.m. Tuesday, 1400 block of North Burlington Avenue.

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For incidents reported Jan. 22 through the early morning of Jan. 27.