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Willmar, Minn., teen pleads to theft charges in fleeing case

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WILLMAR -- Luis Gerardo Nieves, 16, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of motor vehicle theft and a gross misdemeanor charge of theft for his role in an Oct. 25 incident that included stealing a vehicle, fleeing from Willmar police officers and causing a gas leak that required the partial evacuation of the Regency West trailer park.


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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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