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

This is the records summary for Sept. 4.

Arrests

WILLMAR -- A 21-year-old Willmar woman was arrested on charges of domestic assault around 2 a.m. Friday along the 400 block of Becker Avenue Southeast.

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Property damage

WILLMAR -- Slashed tires on a trailer were reported around 11:45 a.m. Friday along the 500 block of Johanna Avenue Southeast.

Marriage licenses

Kandiyohi County

Jayson James Skindelien, Sunburg; Danielle Marie Echola, Sunburg

Herberto Garcia-Herrera, Raymond; Vanessa Reyes-Cid, Raymond

Scott Jonathon Schneider, Willmar; Barbara Ruth Martins, Willmar

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Abshir Ahmed Jama, 18, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of second-degree burglary for entering a Willmar nursing home, stealing a woman's wallet and then using a stolen credit card to buy a baseball cap.

He will be sentenced Nov. 1. As part of a plea agreement two misdemeanor charges for theft and financial transaction card fraud will be dismissed.

The charges were filed after Willmar police were called on April 29 to Bethesda Heritage Nursing Home, where a woman reported that her wallet was missing from her purse, which had been under a desk in an office. She'd received a call from a person at Calvary Lutheran Church that her wallet had been found in a bathroom at the church. She'd called her credit card company, which reported a $33 charge to the local Foot Locker store that she hadn't made.

Two people reported they'd seen a young Somali man at the nursing home and had questioned why he was at the facility. He'd told them he needed a drink of water and then left the building.

A woman at the church reported seeing a young Somali man leaving a bathroom and then the church building. She'd found the wallet in the restroom.

An officer went to Foot Locker, where two employees reported they'd sold a Cincinnati Reds baseball cap that afternoon and that they could identify the man who purchased it.

Meanwhile, two Willmar Police officers saw a young Somali man walking and wearing a Reds baseball cap. They followed him into a store and asked where he'd gotten the cap. He said as a gift, but didn't want to tell who gave it to him.

Jama was later identified by the Foot Locker employees as the person who bought the cap with a credit card in the woman's name.

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