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

This is the records summary for Feb. 15.

Counterfeit money

WILLMAR — A counterfeit $20 bill was reported around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday along the 2200 block of First Street South.

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Property damage

WILLMAR — Damage to a vehicle window was reported around 5 p.m. Wednesday along the 600 block of Second Street Southwest.

Theft

WILLMAR — The theft of a purse was reported around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday at Wal-Mart, 700 19th Ave. S.E.

WILLMAR — The theft of an iPhone was reported around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th St. N.E.

Arrest

WILLMAR — A 30-year-old woman was arrested around 11:30 a.m. Thursday after police were called to a domestic incident along the 1200 block of 24th Street Northwest.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Lauren Diane Kieschnick, 24, of Apple Valley, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges of issuing a dishonored check and financial transaction card fraud.

As part of a plea agreement, two additional felony charges for financial transaction card fraud will be dismissed and she will pay restitution. She will be sentenced March 14.

The charges included a 2008 case, in which between Jan. 2 and Jan. 10, 2008, Kieschnick wrote five checks to Cash Wise Foods totaling $1,244.03. Four checks were returned for non-sufficient funds and one check was returned on a closed account. Coborns officials — parent company of Cash Wise — mailed a notice of nonpayment or dishonored check for all five checks in June but received no payment.

The additional charges were filed after Willmar police received reports in January and February 2009 that Kieschnick had used a debit card belonging to someone else to purchase items at Little Dukes and Holiday in Willmar, totaling $40.77, and had used a credit card number to purchase a phone card and canteen money for an inmate in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

The investigation revealed information from the phone and vending companies that connected Kieschnick to the transactions, including her name and email accounts. Police also reviewed phone conversations between Kieschnick and an inmate discussing the card and the transactions into their jail canteen account.

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