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Highway 52 accident under investigation

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Preston Police Reports

On June 29, 2015, at approximately 10:53 a.m., the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center recieved notice from State Patrol’s Communications Center of a semi crash on Hwy 52, just south of Fillmore County Road 17. This location was in the Preston City limits, on Hwy 52, south of County Road 17, and just north of the Hwy 52 wayside rest. Fillmore County Communications dispatched Fillmore County Deputies, the Preston Police Chief, Preston Fire & Rescue, and Preston Ambulance. State Patrol was also dispatching State Troopers. The accident was found to be a single vehicle (tractor/trailer combination) accident, in which a semi was traveling south on Hwy 52, and that the vehicle had left the roadway on the opposite side of the roadway. The driver, who was identified as 28-year-old Peter Burhite of Isanti, Minn., was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for injuries. His condition was unknown at the time. MN DOT workers were also on scene assisting with accident scene management. The accident is being investigated by the MN State Patrol.


Preston man charged with shooting

Fri, Dec 28th, 2012
Posted in Preston Police Reports

Friday December 21, 2012, Roger James Bergmann, 39 of Preston, shot a woman at her home in Preston and fled the police. During the pursuit, there were 40 minutes when the police didn’t know where he was, but he was later apprehended in Winona Coun ..... 
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