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This is the records summary for April 19.


WILLMAR -- The theft of cash was reported around 11:45 a.m. Monday along the 1400 block of 19th Avenue Southeast.


WILLMAR -- Fraudulent charges on a credit card were reported around 9 p.m. Friday along the 1200 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast.

Fire calls

WILLMAR -- The Willmar Fire Department was called to a grease fire around 11:30 p.m. Friday along the 400 block of Lakeland Avenue Southeast.

NEW LONDON -- The New London Fire Department was called around 2:30 p.m. Sunday to the 18000 block of Norway Wood Circle to extinguish a grass fire.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Jordan Dean DeGrote, 19, of Raymond, was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer for fleeing from a sheriff's deputy at speeds of 75 mph on gravel and dirt roads.

As part of a plea agreement, lesser charges of driving without a valid license, reckless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign were dismissed.

The charges were filed after a deputy was on routine patrol around 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in Raymond. As the deputy was conducting speed checks, he saw a vehicle driven by DeGrote, and the deputy knew DeGrote was driving without a valid license.

The vehicle accelerated from a stop sign at a high rate of speed and the officer pursued it onto 105th Avenue. Speeds on the gravel road reached 75 mph and the pursuit continued onto a deeply rutted and muddy field road. The deputy discontinued the pursuit, but went to a Raymond residence where he suspected he would find DeGrote.

A citizen reported a person, matching DeGrote's description, had parked a car, which matched the one the deputy pursued, and ran away from a nearby location. Meanwhile, the deputy saw another car, driven by a young man known to associate with DeGrote, drive up. The young man and DeGrote got out of the car and the deputy approached DeGrote and arrested him. The keys in his pocket started the vehicle involved in the pursuit, which smelled of hot brakes and hot oil.

- Crystal Marie Rader, 19, of Willmar, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday on a misdemeanor fifth-degree assault charge.

As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony charge of terroristic threats.

Rader was sentenced to six months of probation and a $50 fine and was ordered to remain law-abiding.

The charge was filed after Willmar police were called around 2 a.m. Sept. 4 to a First Street location, where officers arrived to find Rader yelling at three other young women. After the officers arrived, Rader acted as if the situation was a joke and she continued to attempt to start an altercation with one of the women.

The same young woman reported that Rader had called her and wanted to fight at the location. She said she came to end their friendship so that she could go her own way. The woman also said that Rader had texted her messages that threatened her life. She said she was frightened by what Rader might do to her.