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Willmar man faces drunken driving, gun charges for Saturday incident


WILLMAR — A 60-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on gross misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired and carrying a pistol while under the influence of alcohol.

Gary Lee Mattson also faces a misdemeanor charge for failing to stop for a property damage crash. Unconditional bail was set at $12,000. His next appearance is June 4 in Kandiyohi County District Court.

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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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