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Ricardo Cadena

Willmar man sentenced to prison time in kidnapping, robbery case


WILLMAR -- Ricardo Cadena, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison on two charges stemming from a May 21 incident that involved kidnapping a teenager and stealing his car from the McDonald's parking lot.

The sentence was handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court by Judge Michael J. Thompson for first-degree aggravated robbery and kidnapping.

Cadena was given credit for 145 days already served in jail and ordered to pay $280 in fines and court fees.

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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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