Emergency Services: May 27, 2022

For incidents reported May 24 through May 27.

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The Nobles County Board of Commissioners heard that the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office had left the Buffalo Ridge Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. The information was incorrect in Wednesday’s edition of The Globe.

No decision was made on the bids for the Oxford Street reconstruction project. An article in Saturday’s e-edition of The Globe was incorrect due to information received. That article also included an error concerning the professional title of City Engineer Steve Schnieder.


8:30 a.m. Thursday: Worthington, ambulance requested, no transport


10:06 a.m. Thursday: 200 block of Ninth Street, Worthington, request for ambulance.

2:33 p.m. Thursday: 1000 block of Sixth Avenue, Worthington, adult male passed out in parking lot

5:41 a.m. Friday: 400 block of 12th Street, Worthington, suspicious male, ambulance paged.


Lyon County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office: crash without injuries, 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Avenue and South Union Street, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Cora Koel, 87, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, was driving a 2006 Buick and attempting to turn onto South Union Street. She reportedly did not see Stanley Sasker, 76, of Luverne, who was driving a 2013 Silverado and trailer going south. Koel’s vehicle struck the rear of Sasker’s trailer, causing approximately $4,000 in damage to her vehicle. The trailer was reportedly undamaged.

WPD: crash without injuries, 4:36 p.m. Tuesday, 2100 block of Nobles Street.

NCSO: pickup in the ditch, 4:31 a.m. Wednesday, 270th Street and Jones Avenue, Rushmore.

WPD: hit and run, 1:08 p.m. Thursday, 200 block of 10th Street.


WPD: crash without injuries in a parking lot, 2:55 p.m., Worthington.

WPD: crash without injuries, 11:29 a.m., 1800 block of Oxford Street.

WPD: crash without injuries, noon, Cecilee Street and North Spring Avenue.


8:56 p.m. Thursday: reports of blown transformer, Worthington fire department paged.


WPD: 12-inch grass, sent letter to mow yard, 8:24 a.m. Tuesday.

WPD: assault, 5:36 p.m. Tuesday, 900 block of Linda Lane.


WPD: harassing communication, 7:32 p.m. Tuesday, Second Avenue and Eighth Street.

WPD: graffiti to a stop sign, 10:58 a.m. Wednesday.

WPD: theft, 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, 1400 block of Oxford Street.

NCSO: illegal dumping, 12:59 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Bella, Bigelow.

NCSO: drug paraphernalia, 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, Brewster.

WPD: scam, 7:41 p.m. Wednesday, 600 block of Ninth Avenue, Brewster.

Lyon County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office: filed charges against Daniel Lingar, 24, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, following an attempted traffic stop at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Iowa 9 and Lily Avenue for a registration and equipment violation. Lingar’s vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit followed, continuing west on Iowa 9. Another deputy deployed stop sticks near the intersection with Indian Avenue, at which time the suspect’s vehicle went off the road and got stuck in a ditch or field. The suspect reportedly fled on foot and was apprehended later. He was charged with eluding and fugitive from justice, both class D felonies; criminal mischief fourth degree, OWI (drugged) first offense and possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), all serious misdemeanors; and interference with official acts, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless driving, two counts of driving on the wrong side of roadway, defective tires, window or windshield requirements, speeding (100 in a 55 zone), no valid driver’s license, failure to maintain control and failure to display registration plates, all simple misdemeanors. He was lodged in Lyon County Jail, where he was then served with two outstanding warrants from Minnehaha County in South Dakota. Trackside towing assisted at the scene.

WPD: threats, Thursday.

NCSO: K-9 assist, Thursday, Worthington.

WPD: junk car in parking lot, notice sent, 7:38 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 8:11 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car warning, 8:22 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 8:37 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 8:55 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 9:10 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 9:23 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 9:34 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice on two vehicles, 9:45 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car notice, 9:59 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: junk car and parking on lawn notice, 10:25 a.m. Thursday.

WPD: shoplifting, 11:22 a.m. Thursday, 1000 block of Ryan’s Road.

NCSO: dog/cat bite in the Emergency Department, 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Sanford Worthington.

WPD: harassing communication, 4:17 p.m. Thursday, 1500 block of Clary Street.

WPD: school bus arm violation, 4:36 p.m. Thursday, Humiston Avenue and Clary Street.

WPD: child locked inside vehicle, 5:38 p.m. Thursday, 1600 block of Okabena Street.

WPD: blue in the school, ambulance, disorderly, Thursday, Worthington

NCSO: threats, 8:45 p.m. Thursday, 200 block of South Chestnut Street, Ellsworth.

WPD: graffiti, 9:11 a.m. Friday, Lake Avenue and Winifred Street.

WPD: domestic, 12:55 p.m. Friday, 1500 block of North Spring Avenue.

NCSO: cat bite, 2:42 p.m. Friday, 140th Street, Wilmont.

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