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This is the records summary for Nov. 2.

Reward offered for information in Renville County theft

OLIVIA -- The Renville County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a two-wheeled trailer, ice fishing equipment and several Canada goose decoys, which occurred in Kingman Township, northeast of Olivia. The thefts occurred within the past three weeks.

The trailer is described as being black with short metal side boards on the front and sides. Investigators are seeking information about the current location of the property and/or the person or persons responsible for the thefts.

If you have information about this crime, please call Renville County Crime Stoppers at 320-523-3790 or at 800-720-3790. Callers can remain anonymous. The reward offered in the case is more than $500.


WILLMAR -- The theft of items from two vehicles was reported around 7:15 a.m. Monday along the 2200 block of 22nd Street Southwest.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Martin Bravo, 17, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to probation until his 19th birthday, and confinement at Prairie Lakes Youth Program's secure unit until he successfully completes the program, plus time at the PLYP non-secure program to work on his independent living skills.

Bravo was also ordered to serve 40 hours of community service on a felony charge of second-degree assault for taking a bicycle from a garage and then pulling a knife on the man who confronted him about the theft.

As part of a plea agreement, another felony for third-degree burglary and a misdemeanor charge of theft was dismissed.

Felony charges against 16- and 17-year-olds are public record.

The charges were filed after July 20, when Willmar police were called to a home along Ella Avenue Northwest. A man there reported that three Hispanic males had taken a bicycle from his garage and were walking away when he began yelling at them. The boys ran off, leaving the bike.

The man said he got into his truck and followed Bravo to a home along Gorton Avenue where he said the boy pulled a knife on him.

Bravo admitted to going to the garage, taking the bike and then pulling the knife on the man. The knife was handed over to the investigating officer.

- Chillice Ann Angrimson, 24, of Willmar, made her first appearance Monday on felony charges of theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a large, flat-screen television in July.

No conditions of release were set for Angrimson, who is also held on $200,000 unconditional bail for two first-degree drug sale charges and a third-degree drug possession charge for allegedly selling meth to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant.

Her next appearance is Nov. 29.

Angrimson and Kenneth James Klang, 46, of Willmar are charged in connection to the theft. Klang makes his first appearance on a receiving stolen property charge on Nov. 18.

According to the complaint, a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy was called on July 14 to a rural Willmar residence to take a theft report. The residents reported that Angrimson had come to stay over at their home and that when they awoke in the morning, she and their 52-inch flat-screen television were both missing.

The value of the television was estimated at $2,200.

Angrimson was initially interviewed and denied any involvement in the theft. One of the owners later reported learning that Angrimson had approached another man and asked if he had a truck to move a television that she'd come into ownership of.

Further investigation revealed that the television was at a Pennock residence. A search warrant was executed and the television identified by serial number as the one taken from the residence.

The man who lived at the home told investigators he was approached by three white men selling the television in Willmar, but that he refused to buy it. He later agreed to take the television as a guarantee on a loan from a Willmar man, identified as Klang.

Investigators also interviewed two men who said they helped load the television and took it to Klang's apartment. One of the men said he later helped deliver it to the Pennock residence.

- Rodney Gene Vega, 39, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 50 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale for selling 12.5 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant.

He was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $275 in restitution. He was given credit for 143 days already served.

As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from first-degree.

Vega was charged after selling 12.5 grams of meth to the informant as part of two buys, for 2.7 grams on Nov. 5, 2008, and 9.8 grams on Nov. 25, 2008.