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Willmar teen pleads to vehicle theft, underage drinking and driving


WILLMAR -- Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 18, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony for motor vehicle theft and a misdemeanor for underage drinking and driving for his role in stealing a van, crashing it into a tree and then fleeing from the fiery scene in a residential Willmar neighborhood.

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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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