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This is the records summary for Dec. 20.

Theft

WILLMAR — A cell phone and a Wilson leather jacket were reported stolen Wednesday night in the 300 block of 45th Street Southwest. The report was filed at about 10 p.m.

WILLMAR — A pair of tri-focal glasses, valued at $1,000, was reported stolen from the pool area of a hotel in the 2400 block of U.S. Highway 12.  

Car skating

WILLMAR — Police took a report of a white Subaru “whipping doughnuts” on the ice skating rink on Trott Avenue Southwest and Eighth Street Southwest. The incident was reported at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday. The vehicle was gone by the time officers arrived.

Criminal damage to property

WILLMAR — Police received a report Wednesday night of a vehicle in the 1800 block of Becker Avenue Southeast that was egged and keyed.

WILLMAR — The locks on a storage unit on U.S. Highway 12 East were cut, according to a report filed with police at 8:40 a.m. Thursday.

District Court, Kandiyohi County

- Martha Guadalupe Salazar, 32, of Willmar, made her first appearance Thursday on three felony charges of forgery and aggravated forgery.

Unconditional bail was set at $40,000. Her next appearance is Dec. 30.

According to the complaint, Willmar police on Nov. 18 received a report from police in Yuma, Ariz., that a Maria Padilla had reported that someone in Willmar had used her identity, which had been stolen, to open a Charter Communications account.

The investigation revealed Salazar had applied twice, in 2005 and 2010, at the Department of Vehicle Services for an identification card. Further information connected the name to a post office box in Willmar, which had recently received a letter from Jennie-O Turkey Store.

Officials at Jennie-O provided information that an employee, later identified as Salazar, was living at the same address as listed on the Charter account and had signed multiple employment documents in the Padilla name.

Salazar was arrested Tuesday, handed over a marriage license in the name of Martha Guadalupe Charqueno and refused to speak further with law enforcement.

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