Records for Aug. 31
This is the records summary for Aug. 31.
Darwin collision results
in diesel fuel leak on Hwy. 12
DARWIN — A collision between a car and semi-truck Thursday night in Darwin resulted in no injuries but caused a rupture in a fuel tank that leaked 150 to 180 gallons of diesel fuel onto U.S. Highway 12, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says.
Authorities responded at 9:24 p.m. after a 2004 Ford Taurus driven north on County Road 14 by Katelyn Knutson, 16, of Watkins, and a westbound 2010 International Lonestar truck driven by David Rogalla, 46, of Litchfield, collided.
The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Dassel Fire and Rescue, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Gold Cross Ambulance responded.
Responding units learned that no one needed medical attention but that diesel fuel had leaked onto Highway 12.
J.R. Oil Company of Dassel responded to assist with cleanup. MnDOT and Wenk Associates of Maple Plain also assisted with the cleanup.
The State Patrol is investigating the collision.
WILLMAR — Willmar police received a report Thursday night of an individual shoplifting from a store in the 3000 block of First Street South. The individual was confronted but did not stop and left in a Ford pickup, possibly burgundy in color.
WILLMAR — Three electronic items — a Toshiba laptop, an IBM laptop and a Playstation 3 — were reported stolen from a residence in the 1500 block of 15th Street Southeast. The theft was reported Thursday evening.
WILLMAR — A tan male dog described as a pit bull was caught by Willmar police on Thursday and taken to the local Humane Society shelter after the dog bit one individual and chased several other people in the 300 block of Hillcrest Drive Southwest.
Police were unable to talk to the owners but left a notification hanger at their residence in the area where the dog was caught. The dog was placed on a 10-day hold for observation and the city attorney will be notified for review of the dangerous dog statute.
Zulema Rodriguez, Willmar; Ricardo Escobedo Domingo, Morris.
Jordan Lewis Mueller, Yankton, S.D.; Jacklyn Jeryl Jones, Yankton, S.D.
Chad Merlyn Kluver, Spicer; Dayna Kayleen Olmscheid, Spicer.