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

This is the records summary for Jan. 11.


WILLMAR — The theft of items from a storage unit was reported around 4:50 p.m. Thursday along the 1400 block of 19th Avenue Southeast.



RAYMOND — A forged check was reported around 11 a.m. Friday along the 100 block of Babcock Avenue.

Man arrested in Darwin on assault charge, drug investigation continues

DARWIN — A 54-year-old Darwin man was arrested on a first-degree assault charge from McLeod County and a 58-year-old woman was arrested on drug possession charges Friday morning along the 100 block of North Third Street.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, deputies, agents from the CEE-VI Drug Task Force, plus officers from the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office and the Hutchinson Police Department, served a search warrant on the home around 9 a.m.

Scott Charles Kortz was arrested on the assault charge and taken to the McLeod County Jail.

Because drugs were located in the initial search, a second search warrant was executed later that morning and Debra Ann Loans was arrested on drug charges and taken to the Meeker County Jail.

The investigation into both arrests is ongoing, according to the sheriff’s office.

Civil marriage licenses, Kandiyohi County

Jessica Renae Perry, Atwater; Matthew Adam Meierhofer, Atwater, Jan. 3

Laura Jean Dezeeuw, Kandiyohi; Daniel Joe Jeseritz, Kandiyohi, Jan. 6

Stephanie Lynn Asmus, Willmar; Andrew Douglas Carlson, Jan. 7

Steven Mark Zimmerman, Bird Island; Lori Jean Sluka, Bird Island, Jan. 7