This is the records summary for Nov. 2.
Milan, Montevideo fire crews battle grain dryer fire
According to Milan city clerk Veronica Blommel, the Milan Fire Department responded just after 1 a.m. and returned to their station just before 7 a.m. Montevideo crews were called in so a ladder truck could be used to cut holes in the dryer to battle the blaze.
WILLMAR — A family reported Friday morning that a brother and sister were bitten by dogs while out trick-or-treating Thursday.
The bites reported took place in the 800 block of Augusta Avenue Southeast when the dogs got out of a house they stopped at, according to the initial complaint report. The sister had two bites that broke the skin. The dogs’ owner said they were up to date on all their shots.
Jordan Ray Smith, Willmar; Ashley Rose Bach, Willmar
Jacklyn Louise Lehuanani Frericks, Atwater; Justin David Frericks, Atwater
- Sarah Anna Spaulding, 33, of New London, pleaded guilty Thursday to a third-degreee drug sale charge for selling meth to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in December 2012.
As part of a plea agreement, a second-degree drug sale charge, plus a fifth-degree drug possession count and a petty misdemeanor for paraphernalia possession, will be dismissed. She will be sentenced Dec. 2.
The drug sale charges were filed after Dec. 21, 2012, when Spaulding sold 0.7 grams of meth to the informant in the Affiliated Community Medical Center parking lot. Later in the day, she sold the 3 grams of meth to the same informant at the Lakeview Motel.
The drug possession charge was filed after Feb. 20, when CEE-VI agents located Spaudling working at a Willmar restaurant. When she was entering a squad car to be interviewed, she was asked if she had anything on her person that the agents needed to know about. She produced a marijuana grinder and a glass pipe and said she’d purchased 0.25 of a gram of meth that day and that the drugs were the grinder. An agent did locate the meth in the item.