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This is the records summary for Nov. 10.


SPICER -- The theft of a shotgun from a vehicle was reported around 2:30 p.m. Monday along North Shore Drive. The value of the gun was estimated at $1,000.


RAYMOND -- The Blomkest Fire Department was paged to a tractor fire around 9:35 p.m. Monday along the 16000 block of County Road 5. The department was on the scene for about an hour.

Property damage

WILLMAR -- Slashed tires on a vehicle were reported around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday along the 300 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Richard Michael Carl Houske, 22, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail, which was stayed, a $1,500 fine and five years of probation on a felony charge of fifth-degree drug sale.

Houske received a stay of adjudication on his sentence. Under the stay he is not convicted of a felony by the court.

The charge was filed after Houske sold 7.4 grams of marijuana to a confidential informant who then delivered a bag containing a green leafy substance to CEE-VI drug enforcement agents. The drug sale happened March 4 at his Willmar residence.

- Joshua John Wayne Young, 17, currently in a treatment center in Fergus Falls, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended gross misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree assault of a correctional employee.

As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from felony level. A change of venue was then ordered to move the case to Stearns County for Young's dispositional hearing.

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

The charge was filed after a Willmar Police officer was called on Aug. 18 to Prairie Lakes Youth Program regarding the assault of a staff member by a resident. A staff member reported that he'd been assaulted by Young around 10:30 p.m. the prior evening while he was attempting to get the boy to remove his hooded sweatshirt. He'd been struck in the face and on the temple and had bruises. The boy was interviewed and admitted to hitting the staff member.