The following report is taken from information provided by the Fergus County Sheriff’s Department and does not represent the total scope of the sheriff’s department’s activity. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.
• At 12:42 p.m. a woman came to the sheriff’s department to report a voicemail. The message stated her son was in a hit-and-run accident, and he would be arrested immediately if she did not send money. The woman insisted on speaking to a deputy, saying she did not and would not give her cell phone number to anyone.