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New London man gets jail, probation for truck arson, ordered to pay $28K in restitution


WILLMAR — Paul Allen Baumann, 23, of New London, was sentenced Monday to 120 days in the county jail, 10 years of probation and a $50 fine on a second-degree arson charge for setting a semi-truck on fire in July at Hillcrest Truck Stop near New London.

Baumann was also or-dered to pay $28,042.99 in restitution and remain gainfully employed as part of his sentence handed down by District Judge Michael J. Thompson in Kandiyohi County District Court.

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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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