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

This is the records summary for July 16.

Property damage

WILLMAR — Damage to a vehicle was reported around 12:20 a.m. Monday along the 1300 block of Becker Avenue Southwest.


WILLMAR — Property damage was reported around 3:30 p.m. Sunday along the 1000 block of Olena Avenue Southeast.

NEW LONDON — Damage to a mailbox was reported around 9:45 a.m. Monday along the 19000 block of 63rd Street Northeast.


WILLMAR — A garage burglary was reported around 10:25 a.m. Monday along the 7000 block of Long Lake Road.


WILLMAR — A 33-year-old man was arrested for driving while impaired around 1:15 a.m. Sunday along Gorton Avenue Northwest after a woman apparently jumped out of the vehicle he was driving during a domestic incident. The woman was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital by ambulance.

WILLMAR — A 21-year-old woman was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and fifth-degree assault around 10:30 p.m. Saturday along the 300 block of Becker Avenue Southwest.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Ranea Juanita Nolden, 27, of Hawick, made her first appearance Monday on a second-degree burglary charge for allegedly entering another person’s home to steal a washing machine.

Unconditional bail was set at $20,000. Her next appearance is July 29.

According to the complaint, a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a rural Hawick address around 7:30 p.m. Sunday regarding a burglary. Nolden was one of several people at the location, which included several trailer homes. Several people told the deputy that Nolden had entered a trailer home, which was not her own residence, and took a washer with assistance from another individual.

The man who was with Nolden said that he was helping her move and that she offered him the washer, said the trailer was her residence and that she didn’t need the washer anymore.

Nolden told the deputy that she had permission to take the washer and was going to give it to a friend, but wouldn’t name that friend.

- Amber Abby Castellano, 16, of Willmar, made her first appearance on a felony charge of fifth-degree assault for allegedly punching another teen in the face.

Her next appearance is Aug. 13. Felony charges against 16- and 17-year-defendants are public information.

According to the petition, a Willmar Police officer was called on May 29 to McDonalds in Willmar regarding an assault. A girl there reported that Castellano had approached her and punched her in the face. The girl had a goose egg bruise on her right eyebrow. Several witnesses reported the same information to police.

The officer located Castellano, who said there was an argument, but that no punches were thrown. She later told the officer that there was “bad blood” between her and the girl and that the girl and another person had beaten her up. She then admitted to punching the girl in the face.

Her juvenile history includes multiple adjudications for assault and disorderly conduct.