Records for July 6
This is the records summary for July 6.
ATV driver charged
OLIVIA — The driver of an all-terrain vehicle is facing charges in Renville County after a sheriff’s deputy allegedly saw him Thursday night go through an intersection in downtown Morton without stopping and nearly striking two vehicles while he was transporting a passenger.
The Renville County Attorney’s Office filed a felony, first-degree charge of driving while impaired and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after cancellation Friday against Marcus Douglas Pendleton, 27, in District Court in Renville County.
According to the complaint, a sheriff’s deputy was managing traffic control following a fireworks demonstration at 10:42 p.m. when he observed the ATV driven by the defendant go through the intersection at Main Street and Second Street and proceed south between two vehicles.
The officer recognized the individual and knew his driver’s license was cancelled. After directing traffic, he spoke to the defendant. The defendant submitted to a test and allegedly had a 0.163 percent alcohol level, or twice the legal limit, according to the complaint.
The defendant has a history of traffic offenses, including convictions for driving after cancellation, driving while impaired and fleeing a peace officer.
Alcohol-related incidents keep authorities busy on 4th
SPICER — Law enforcement officers responded to a variety of alcohol-related incidents on Lake Avenue in downtown Spicer and other nearby areas following the 4th of July activities late Thursday night and early Friday morning.
One man was brought to detoxification at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday while carrying a backpack holding alcoholic beverages on the 100 block of Access Drive. Another man who had fallen and was apparently intoxicated at 2:11 a.m. Friday on the 100 block of Lake Avenue South refused treatment. Citations for open containers of alcohol were issued to four people early Friday morning on the 100 block of Lake Avenue South.
Other reports included complaints of loud, boisterous activity on Green Lake near Lone Tree and a witness who stated he saw youths sink a snowmobile in Lake Calhoun.
A 59-year-old woman was arrested at 11:36 p.m. on Thursday for driving while impaired after her vehicle went into the ditch at First Street North and 60th Avenue Northeast.
Benjamin Norman Wittman, Raymond; Janelle Marie Dahl, Raymond
Martin Chappo, Willmar; Tina Louise Albertson, Willmar
Walther Alejandro Valle Vasquez, Willmar; Laura Adriana Gonzalez, Willmar
Tyler Carl Johnson, New London; Karen Marie Field, Spicer
John Stuart Hall, Kandiyohi; Ann-Marie Elaine Halverson, Kandiyohi
Chaz Batis Powell, Murdock; Marisa Jane Baune, Murdock
Maurice Ronald Evans, Willmar; Susan Margaret Anderson, Plymouth
Jerrod Joseph Streeter, Willmar; Kati Rae Bartlett, Willmar
Benjamin Evans Brewster, Willmar; Jill Marie Moder, Willmar
Bryce LaMont Verkinderen, Ghent; Lisa Marie Kastel, Kandiyohi
Robert Scott Dobmeier, Atwater; Loni Lynn Brouwer, Atwater
Taylor Neil Johnson, Grove City; Brittany Lynn Engesmoe, Grove City