Woman injured in three-car crash

Published 9:18 am Tuesday, May 24, 2011

An Albert Lea police officer asks questions of people involved in a three-car collision Monday on Front Street. -- Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune

A 34-year-old Albert Lea woman received minor injuries Monday afternoon after a three car collision on Front Street near the road’s intersection with South Third Avenue. According to police, Lisa Kaye Olson, 44, of Albert Lea, was stopped on the road, waiting to make a left turn. Behind Olson was Melissa Ann Nesje, 34, who was also stopped.

A third driver, Troy Edward Steele, 40, reportedly didn’t stop and crashed into the rear of the second vehicle, causing this vehicle to hit into the first vehicle.

Nesje was injured but was not transported.

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The crash occurred at about 2:40 p.m. Monday.

Boats broken into, money taken

Two boats were reported broken into in docks on Fountain Lake on Saturday and Sunday, according to police reports.

At the first boat, at dock No. 222, life jackets were reported missing, along with rain gear. There was reportedly $100 in the life jacket, and $40 damage was estimated to the gas line. This incident was reported at 7:37 p.m. Saturday.

Seats were reported damaged on a boat at dock No. 215 at 5:13 p.m. Sunday, reports stated.

Counterfeit $100 bill reported

A $5 bill that had been changed into a $100 bill was reported at Ole’s Shell,2222 E. Main St., at 8:44 a.m. Sunday, according to reports.

Car damaged

Damage to a car in a garage at 1002 Johnson St. was reported at 2:44 p.m. Saturday, according to reports.