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Man arrested after gunpoint robbery of Prescription Center in Willmar

WILLMAR -- A man is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of aggravated robbery, theft and possession of controlled substances for allegedly robbing the Prescription Center around 5:30 p.m. Friday in Willmar.

According to a news release from the Willmar Police Department, James Howard Stellman was located by a Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputy shortly after the incident and was arrested.

The county dispatch center received a call just after 5:30 p.m. Friday from an employee of the Prescription Center who said that a man had brandished a gun and demanded prescription drugs. The caller gave a description of the man, his vehicle and his direction of travel.

A search warrant was executed on Stellman's vehicle and a handgun and clothing matching the description were located, along with prescription medications.

Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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