3 cited during traffic stop

Published 6:50am Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Shay Leroy Tuma was cited for careless operation of a motor vehicle, open bottle and for having a small amount of marijuana during a traffic stop near Glenville at 10:59 p.m. Friday.

Chaz Michael Burgdorf was arrested on a local warrant and also cited for under-21 liquor consumption, open bottle and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office. A minor was also cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana, their mother was contacted and the juvenile was released.


Man arrested

Alexander John Sheetz was arrested on a probation violation after deputies responded to a disorderly conduct call at 10:52 p.m. Saturday at 79578 County Road 46. The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office reports said subjects were having a disagreement. Sheetz had a blood-alcohol content of .206, according to reports.


Power line falls on two cars

An electrical pole fell on two vehicles around 5 p.m. Saturday near Morningside Road and SE Marshall Street. One car hit the other and pushed it into the pole, according to police. Alliant Energy responded to fix the line. At least one of the drivers was injured, but no one was transported to a hospital.


Vehicle reported stolen

A 2000 Oldsmobile Alero was reported missing from Lagos Repair, 1507 SE Broadway. The incident was reported to Albert Lea police at 1:57 p.m. Saturday.


Storage unit broken into

A storage unit at 301 Rezin Ave. was reported broken into. The incident was reported to police at 4:05 p.m. Saturday.


Be fire safe

The most fire-prone week of the year arrives with multiple threats. Last winter between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, 172 structure fires in Minnesota laid waste nearly $3 million in property and took two lives.