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Willmar girl faces charges for stolen vehicle crashed into utility pole

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WILLMAR — A 16-year-old Willmar girl made her first appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of motor vehicle theft for allegedly stealing a car in Willmar that she later crashed into a utility pole in northern Renville County.


Charliyn Justine Rodriguez also faces a misdemeanor charge of motor vehicle tampering. Her next appearance is Tuesday.

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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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