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Teen pleads to property damage charge for BB-gun shots through car, house windows


WILLMAR -- Rene Rivera III, 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of property damage, plus misdemeanor counts of fleeing a peace officer and underage consumption, for his role in shooting out house and vehicle windows with a BB-gun in May.

A felony charge for discharging a weapon in the city will be dismissed and he will be jointly responsible, with his co-defendant, for restitution. His dispositional hearing will be Aug. 7.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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