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NEW LONDON -- A case of property damage was reported around 11 a.m. Monday along Riverview Lane Northeast. The caller reported someone had damaged their screen door.


WILLMAR -- The theft of gas was reported around 7:15 p.m. Sunday at Holiday, 817 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The unpaid bill was $26.13.

WILLMAR -- The theft a laptop computer was reported around 4:30 p.m. Sunday along the 1500 block of 15th Street Southeast.


WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Kandiyohi man was arrested on charges of domestic assault and terroristic threats around 12:05 a.m. Monday along High Avenue Northeast.

WILLMAR -- Two people were arrested for giving a false name to an officer and for obstructing the legal process and nine people were cited for underage consumption around 1 a.m. Saturday along the 1400 block of Fifth Street Southwest. The arrests and citations came after the third call, for loud party and property damage, to police from that floor of the apartment building that evening.

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WILLMAR -- Two missing, and presumed stolen, vehicles were reported around 9:30 a.m. Monday along the 600 block of Third Street Southwest. The caller reported they'd left the vehicles parked in the street on Sunday evening and they were missing, and possibly stolen. The responding officer located the vehicles, buried in the snow, parked in front of the house.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Debra Jane Zamora, 48, who is in the Minnesota Corrections Facility at Shakopee, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud and was sentenced Monday to 19 months in prison.

She was also ordered to pay, with her accomplices, $1,948.71 in restitution. Under a plea agreement, the charge was lowered to lower level felony and a misdemeanor charge of theft was dismissed.

According to the complaint, on July 11, a woman reported to Willmar Police that her wallet, cash and credit cards was stolen the day before at Rice Memorial Hospital. The wallet had been in an office and someone had entered the office through a break room. The investigation revealed that a total of $2,872.57 in fraudulent charges had been made on the credit cards, including purchases of clothing, shoes, gift cards, jewelry, food and cigarettes at area businesses. Employees of the stores gave a description, which matched the woman seen making the purchases on video surveillance footage. The footage from a business showed a vehicle and license plate, which was matched to a man, whose girlfriend told police she went with Zamora on her shopping spree, but didn't know the credit cards were stolen. Another woman told police they had stopped at a brick building, Zamora told them for a prescription, then went shopping. She said Zamora gave her a gift card from one of the stores.

Zamora has 14 felony convictions for aggravated forgery, credit card fraud and theft and pending charges for credit card fraud in Washington County.

- Randall Scott Nemec, 41, of Sunburg, made his first appearance Monday on two felony charges of domestic assault.

Unconditional bail was set at $10,000 with conditional release allowed on his personal recognizance. Conditions include no contact with his alleged victims, their residence and no possession of weapons. His next court date is Feb. 22.

According to the complaint, three Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic call around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in rural Sunburg. They arrived to find Nemec yelling and swearing. A juvenile male reported that he and Nemec had argued and that Nemec had pushed him. A woman reported she'd attempted to get between them and was struck with his fist.

Nemec's criminal history includes convictions of domestic assault and violation of a no-contact order in September 2002.