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Domestic assault
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

This is the records summary for Oct. 19.

WILLMAR -- A woman reported she'd been assaulted around 7:25 a.m. Thursday along the 800 block of Second Street Southeast.

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WILLMAR -- The theft of a cell phone was reported around 6:25 p.m. Wednesday along the 1300 block of First Street South.

HAWICK -- The theft of a large amount of cash from a vehicle was reported around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday along the 15000 block of 232nd Avenue Northeast.

RAYMOND -- The theft of a "pocket rocket" mini scooter was reported around 6 p.m. Wednesday along Fourth Street.

Kandiyohi County

n Juan Jasso Jr., 35, of Willmar, was found guilty Thursday of one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and was acquitted of another county of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in a jury trial.

The charges were filed after Oct. 29, 2011, when a woman reported she'd been sexually assaulted by Jasso at her home in Willmar.

The verdict came after a three-day jury trial before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith.

Jasso was ordered held until his sentencing on Nov. 21.

According to the complaint, a Willmar police officer was called around 8 p.m. Oct. 29 to Rice Memorial Hospital on a report of a sexual assault. An adult female reported that she had been drinking at a residence the previous evening with another woman and Jasso. She said she went home, passed out from the heavy drinking and woke up to find Jasso sexually assaulting her.

n Randall Scott Erickson, 46, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of third-degree assault for allegedly beating a man and causing multiple rib fractures.

Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. His next appearance is Jan. 10.

According to the complaint, Willmar Police were called around 2:20 a.m. to the area of Second Street and Willmar Avenue Southeast regarding an assault. The responding officer found a man who was injured and reported that Erickson had assaulted him at a nearby apartment.

The man was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for multiple rib fractures. He told the officer that Erickson had accused him of taking a credit card.

Erickson was interviewed and allegedly admitted to throwing the man to the floor and holding him down, with his knee to the man's chest, after he noticed his debit card missing from his wallet. He said that the incident lasted about five minutes and that they had been drinking that evening.

Kandiyohi County

- Juan Jasso Jr., 35, of Willmar, was found guilty Thursday of one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and was acquitted of another county of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in a jury trial.

The charges were filed after Oct. 29, 2011, when a woman reported she'd been sexually assaulted by Jasso at her home in Willmar.

The verdict came after a three-day jury trial before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith.

Jasso was ordered held until his sentencing on Nov. 21.

According to the complaint, a Willmar police officer was called around 8 p.m. Oct. 29 to Rice Memorial Hospital on a report of a sexual assault. An adult female reported that she had been drinking at a residence the previous evening with another woman and Jasso. She said she went home, passed out from the heavy drinking and woke up to find Jasso sexually assaulting her.

- Randall Scott Erickson, 46, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of third-degree assault for allegedly beating a man and causing multiple rib fractures.

Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. His next appearance is Jan. 10.

According to the complaint, Willmar Police were called around 2:20 a.m. to the area of Second Street and Willmar Avenue Southeast regarding an assault. The responding officer found a man who was injured and reported that Erickson had assaulted him at a nearby apartment.

The man was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for multiple rib fractures. He told the officer that Erickson had accused him of taking a credit card.

Erickson was interviewed and allegedly admitted to throwing the man to the floor and holding him down, with his knee to the man's chest, after he noticed his debit card missing from his wallet. He said that the incident lasted about five minutes and that they had been drinking that evening.

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