This is the records summary for Oct. 12.
Two hurt in ATV crash northeast of Hector
OLIVIA — The juvenile driver of an ATV that crashed around 7 p.m. Thursday northeast of Hector was airlifted from the scene to an undisclosed hospital for treatment of her injuries.
According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were called to 82441 County Road 22, which is about two and half miles northeast of Hector, and found that a juvenile female was driving a 2001 Polaris Trail Boss ATV northbound in the ditch and struck a telephone pole.
Both the driver and another juvenile female were ejected from the ATV. The driver sustained serious injuries and the passenger sustained nonlife-threatening injuries and was transported by Buffalo Lake Ambulance to Hutchinson Area Health Care Center.
Also responding were the Buffalo Lake police and ambulance, Hector Ambulance and North Air Care.
The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.
WILLMAR — A case of beer was reportedly stolen from a delivery truck Thursday while the truck was parked at Gerry’s Liquors on Litchfield Avenue West.
The incident was reported to Willmar Police late Thursday afternoon. Police have identified a suspect.
Luis Anibal Mendez Hernandez, Willmar, and Maria Luisa Mendoza, Shakopee.
Alberto Pablo Ochoa, Morris, and Jessica Ann Perez, Kerkhoven.
Reuben David Lanctot, Sunburg, and Hannah Louise Larson, Sunburg.
Ryan Michael Engelen, Pennock, and Samantha Jo Bany, Pennock.
n A felony fifth-degree drug sale charge against Jorge Luis Solis Jr., 32, of Dassel, was continued for dismissal Thursday.
As part of a plea agreement, the charge will be dismissed if Solis remains law-abiding for one year.
The charge, for selling 118 grams of marijuana to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant, was filed after April 19, 2012, when the informant informed task force agents that he could buy an ounce of cocaine from Solis for $900. The informant went to a residence in the southwest quadrant of Willmar, where he met with Solis in his car. The informant discussed with Solis wanting to buy cocaine and not marijuana and left the location. After consulting with agents, the informant went back to the home and purchased a quarter pound of marijuana for $250 from Solis.
n Lauren Jacob Weber, 41, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended gross misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.
As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from felony level. He will be sentenced Dec. 18.
The charge was filed after Sept. 20, when Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputies were called around 11:45 p.m. to the American Legion in Spicer on a report of an assault. A man, later identified as Weber, approached the first deputy who arrived. Weber explained that he and a woman were driving from Willmar to Spicer and had an argument, and that he’d instinctively head butted the woman when she put her face close to his face.
The woman had blood on her face and clothing and confirmed what Weber told the deputy. A witness, who had placed the 911 call reporting the incident, had observed the assault in the club’s parking lot.
n Travis David Baron, 23, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of terroristic threats and a gross misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.
As part of a plea agreement, two additional felony charges for second-degree assault and domestic assault by strangulation will be dismissed. He will be sentenced Nov. 22.
The charges were filed after May 28, when Willmar Police were called around 9:15 p.m. to the 800 block of Litchfield Avenue Southwest, where a woman was reporting that her roommate had beaten her and was threatening to kill her.
Responding officers were met by a woman, with visible bruises and pain, who was brought to Rice Hospital. At the hospital, the woman said she lived with Baron, that he wouldn’t let her leave the apartment, wouldn’t let her work and would only let her leave the residence occasionally. The woman said that Baron had always abused her but that significant abuse, including hitting with fists and objects and kicking her, escalated in the past month. The woman said that Baron threatened to kill her and others if she didn’t return from the store within 15 minutes.
Officers took photos of the woman’s injuries, including bruises to her arms, legs and back and a knife wound to her arm, caused by Baron telling her to put a knife on her arm and then him pushing the blade down into the flesh.
Baron was arrested and interviewed by police. He admitted to slapping and hitting the woman and that he did push the knife down into the woman’s arm.
n Jodie Lynn Johnson, 58, made his first appearance Friday on a felony charge of violating the conditions of a domestic assault no-contact order.
Unconditional bail was set at $20,000. His next appearance is Oct. 21.
According to the complaint, Willmar Police were called around 11:40 p.m. Thursday to the northwest quadrant of the city on a domestic assault. They located Johnson, who said he’d argued with a woman who wouldn’t let him leave. The woman said they had argued. The investigating officer was informed that there was an active no-contact order prohibiting Johnson from contact with the woman and Johnson was arrested and taken to the county jail.