HAWICK -- A 32-year-old man was arrested for second-degree driving while intoxicated late Thursday afternoon on County Road 6 northeast of Hawick.
WILLMAR -- The theft of $350 cash from a home in the 1000 block of 40th Avenue Northeast in Willmar was reported at 9 a.m. Friday.
WILLMAR -- A business in the 400 block of First Street South in Willmar reported early Thursday evening that three counterfeit $20 bills had been passed there that day.
David John Willems, Litchfield; Lacey Diane Aalderks, Raymond
Travis Steven Scoblic, Spicer; Jaimee Marie Sasse, Spicer
Aaron Joseph Johnson, Arvada, Colo.; Jillian Renae Adams, Arvada, Colo.
Michael Charles Huffman, Willmar; Marna Kristina Paulson, Willmar
Jason Ardell Wig, Spicer; Angela Lynn Johnson, Tyler
Donald Matthew Lingl, Willmar; Britney Ann Glisczinski, Willmar
* Judge Michael J. Thompson scheduled sentencing Oct. 1 for Darien Cole Frank, 19, of New London who pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of first-degree burglary and two charges of receiving stolen property in connection with the theft and eventual recovery of a gold-plated chalice stolen in April from Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer.
According to the criminal complaint, church employees recalled seeing the chalice used during a funeral April 18 and then noticed three days later that it was gone. A Kandiyohi County sheriff's detective recalled seeing a religious-like cup in the front seat of a vehicle while executing a search warrant for an unrelated crime.
The vehicle was still in the county's evidence garage, so the deputy took some photos through the passenger window and showed the pictures to church staff, who identified it as the missing chalice.
A new search warrant was issued and executed and the chalice, valued at $1,150, was recovered. Frank was arrested June 4 on active warrants for other alleged offenses. Frank told a detective that he obtained the chalice from a friend "so that he could have a 'pimp' cup," according to the complaint. Frank said he didn't know the chalice was stolen.
A charge of theft of a motor vehicle stemming from the theft of a car from a garage in Willmar in June was dismissed.
* Julia Ellena Cruz, also known as Carmen I. Ramos and Carmen Ivette Vega, made her first appearance Friday on two felony charges of uttering or possessing a written object and one felony charge of falsely writing an identification. Judge Michael J. Thompson set bail or bond at $10,000 each.
Cruz is alleged to have written a false employment application on Sept. 24, 2010, and provided a forged W-4 federal tax form on Nov. 10, 2010, both at Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. She is also alleged to have used a Missouri driver's license and a Social Security card in a false identity for purposes of identification on Nov. 10, 2010, for employment purposes at Jennie-O Turkey Store.