Highway 52 Southbound, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County Crash 2024-03-04 12:26:46

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24100977 Date/Time: 03/04/2024 08:43   District: 2100 Rochester Case Information Contact: 507-923-2040 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: Highway 52 Southbound, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County   Description: Semi and Honda were both Southbound on Highway 52 when they collided     Road Condition: Dry   Outside agencies: Rochester… Continue reading Highway 52 Southbound, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County
Crash 2024-03-04 12:26:46

65th Street NW Ramp to Northbound Highway 52, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County Crash 2024-02-21 18:46:38

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24100810 Date/Time: 02/21/2024 16:53   District: 2100 Rochester Case Information Contact: 507-923-2040 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: 65th Street NW Ramp to Northbound Highway 52, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County   Description: Chevy Cruze exiting northbound Highway 52 to 65th street. Left roadway into ditch and struck embankment.… Continue reading 65th Street NW Ramp to Northbound Highway 52, ROCHESTER, Olmsted County
Crash 2024-02-21 18:46:38

Fatal Shooting in Rochester Linked to Chick-fil-A Parking Lot Dispute

ROCHESTER, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – Isaac Gutierrez, a 21-year-old Rochester man, is facing two murder charges and one assault charge after a fatal shooting near Chick-fil-A. The incident, occurring on February 3, stemmed from an argument in the parking lot at 1201 Broadway Ave. S. Rochester Police responded to the scene, finding an adult man on the… Continue reading Fatal Shooting in Rochester Linked to Chick-fil-A Parking Lot Dispute

Fatal Shooting in Rochester Linked to Road Rage

ROCHESTER (trfnews.i234.me) – A tragic incident unfolded in Rochester as a road rage dispute culminated in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Osbel Ornelas on Saturday, Feb. 3. The altercation occurred in a shopping center parking lot around 2:12 p.m. According to Rochester police, Ornelas was shot in the head during the confrontation. Brothers Jose Gutierrez… Continue reading Fatal Shooting in Rochester Linked to Road Rage

Fatal Shooting Investigation in Rochester Shopping Center Parking Lot

Fatal Shooting Investigation in Rochester Shopping Center Parking Lot

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Rochester Police Department is actively investigating a tragic incident that unfolded on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 3, in a shopping center parking lot at 1201 Broadway Ave. S, near the Chick-fil-A store. At approximately 2:12 p.m., Olmsted County Dispatch received a distressing report of multiple shots fired. Responding officers discovered a… Continue reading Fatal Shooting Investigation in Rochester Shopping Center Parking Lot

Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Luring Minor: Sentencing Set for June

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing case, Daniel Herman Henke, 27, pleaded guilty to a Class C felony for luring a minor by computer in Grand Forks County on Monday, Feb. 5. Henke’s arrest in July came after arranging to meet someone he believed to be a 15-year-old girl, who turned out to… Continue reading Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Luring Minor: Sentencing Set for June

Fatal Shooting in Rochester Under Investigation

ROCHESTER, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – The Rochester Police Department is actively investigating a tragic incident that unfolded on Saturday, resulting in the death of one man. The incident took place at 1201 Broadway Ave S. around 2:12 p.m., prompting a swift response from law enforcement following reports of multiple gunshots. The victim, who sustained gunshot wounds,… Continue reading Fatal Shooting in Rochester Under Investigation

Rochester Man Charged with Drug and Firearms Offenses Following Traffic Stop

Somnith Thuo

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent law enforcement operation in Rochester, Minnesota, 40-year-old Somnith Thuo is facing serious felony drug and firearms charges after a routine traffic stop unveiled a cache of illegal substances and weapons. Rochester Police initiated the stop upon noticing open beer cans and a 9mm bullet in Thuo’s vehicle, which… Continue reading Rochester Man Charged with Drug and Firearms Offenses Following Traffic Stop

Rochester Senior Citizen Defrauded in Online Scam

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a distressing turn of events, an 83-year-old woman from Rochester, Minnesota, was swindled out of $12,600 through a deceitful workers compensation benefits scheme. The scam unfolded on Facebook, where the victim was misled by someone she believed to be a close friend. This “friend” claimed to have received $10,000 from… Continue reading Rochester Senior Citizen Defrauded in Online Scam

Rochester Council Member Sues City for Alleged Discrimination

Rochester Council Member Sues City for Alleged Discrimination

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Rochester City Council member Molly Dennis has filed a lawsuit against the city, Mayor Kim Norton, and fellow council member Patrick Keane, alleging discrimination and violation of state and federal employment and human rights protections. Representing herself, Dennis claims her censure on March 6, 2023, along with subsequent actions, amounted to… Continue reading Rochester Council Member Sues City for Alleged Discrimination