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Willmar man pleads to knuckles charge, charges from alleged burglary reduced after further investigation


WILLMAR — Five felony charges against two Willmar men accused of burglarizing a man’s residence and threatening and robbing him in April have been eliminated from the complaints against the men after investigators found new information about the case.

The charges against Rene Rivera III, 19, and Hippolito Manuel Sanchez, 23, were reduced by the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s office on June 18 to two misdemeanor counts against each man.

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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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