Records, June 17
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Fire Department was called to a fire Monday evening in the woods in the 1000 block of 16th Street Northeast.
The fire was in the woods behind a four-plex apartment building. While grilling on the west side of the building, some residents started playing with cotton from cottonwood trees. They lit it on fire, and the wind blew it into the woods, starting a fire.
Firefighters were at the scene for about 45 minutes.
WILLMAR -- Graffiti was reported on an En-tel Communications cabinet on Dana Drive between 11th and 12th streets. An En-tel employee reported the damage Tuesday morning.
WILLMAR -- Willmar police were involved in a vehicle pursuit late Monday from First Street and Willmar Avenue to the Dana Heights area. There was no excessive speed.
After the pursuit, a 29-year-old Willmar man resisted arrest, and an officer deployed a Taser stun gun.
The Willmar Police Department was assisted by the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department.
WILLMAR -- An SUV and a car collided Monday afternoon in the 2400 block of First Street South, by Good Will.
The drivers were Carl G. Jacobson, 87, of Willmar and Matthew S. Thompson, 29, of Willmar. A passenger, Amanda M. Thompson, 29, complained of neck pain, and an ambulance responded to the scene. She was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital.
* Dakota James Brey, 17, of New London, pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge of fifth-degree drug possession and to two related petty misdemeanor charges for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Judge Donald Spilseth set a pre-trial hearing for July 15.
According to the court file, Brey's father and stepfather contacted authorities after the stepfather found drugs in Brey's bedroom.
Both men gave permission to have their New London homes searched for drugs.
A search of the home where Brey's mother and stepfather live revealed a small amount of marijuana, a marijuana pipe and a number of pills, according to the court file. The pills were controlled substance prescription medications.
According to the criminal complaint, Brey admitted that the marijuana was his and that he had taken the pills from his mother's and stepfather's bedroom.
* Brady Richard Feder, 18, of New London, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony fifth-degree drug possession charge. A petty misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed.
He was placed on six months of supervised probation, and the case was continued without adjudication while Feder is diverted to the restorative justice project.
Feder was arrested March 23 after a CEE-VI drug task force search warrant was executed at his home in New London. He was 17 at the time.
According to the court file, a search of Feder's pockets revealed a small canister with two pills, an Oxycodone and Diazepam.
Matthew Aaron Larson, Spicer; Shae Kathleen Larson, Colorado Springs, Colo.; April 6
Reese Ardean Peterson, Spicer; Mary Kathryn Peterson, Spicer; April 6
Sidney Michael Gomez, Willmar; Aurora Gomez, Salinas, Calif.; April 9
Kimberly Kay Dehncke, Spicer; William Michael Dehncke, Spicer; April 15
Jeremy Lawrence Boltjes, Willmar; Sara Brooks Boltjes, Brainerd; April 23
Renae Denise Thompson, Willmar; Michael John Thompson, Spicer; April 23
Vanessa Ann Garvick, Willmar; Terry Lee Garvick, Willmar; April 24
Maria DeLos Angeles Espinoza, Willmar; Concepcion Espinoza, no address available; April 27