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This is the records summary for June 12.


WILLMAR -- Two theft incidents were investigated by Willmar Police on Monday.

A tire and rim were stolen from a 2008 Chevy Impala parked at a residence in the 1500 block of Ninth Street Southeast. The theft occurred Sunday night and was reported Monday morning.

Also reported Monday was the theft of a 2008 red Toyota Camry from a residence in the 2300 block of 24th Street Southwest. The car had not been located as of Monday afternoon.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- An order to hold without bail or bond was issued Monday for Dustin Lee Fischer, 31, of Lake Lillian.

Fischer was to have been sentenced in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar on a felony conviction of fifth-degree drug possession, not a small amount of marijuana.

A warrant had been issued for Fischer on Friday. The court found that the defendant had failed to meet with his probation agent for a pre-sentence investigation and that he had not completed a chemical use assessment as had been previously ordered by the court.

Fischer had been arrested at 2:40 a.m. Feb. 11 on U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar when a Kandiyohi County sheriff's officer noticed a running vehicle near several businesses.

Fischer was a passenger in the truck, which was identified as stolen. A machete fell out of the truck when the officer opened a passenger door on it.

When the defendant was searched, deputies allegedly found 106 grams of marijuana and a pipe.

- Bail was set at $4,000 with conditions for Heather Marie Pederson, 25, of Litchfield, during an arraignment hearing Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar.

Pederson appeared on a felony charge of receiving stolen property.

The criminal complaint alleges that, using the name Amy Smith, she sold a stolen 2000 Saturn SL2 to a person who buys older vehicles.

The complaint alleges that a resident of the Willow Run Apartments reported to the Willmar Police Department on Oct. 27 that he discovered his 2000 Saturn SL2 was missing that morning.

On Nov. 1, a person who purchases older vehicles to sell to scrap dealers told police that his business partner purchased a 2000 Saturn SL2. The partner said he purchased it on Oct. 26 from a person named Amy Smith at the Willow Run Apartments. He identified the defendant from police photos, according to the complaint.

- A woman accused of taking money from a vulnerable adult for whom she provided care may have the charge dismissed if she successfully completes the terms of her probation.

The court sentenced Shelley Lynn Tullis, 45, of Brooten, during a hearing on Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar.

The court ordered her to serve one year of supervised probation that includes a requirement she make $1,958.50 in restitution and serve 45 days in jail, in 15-day segments. The court granted the probation department authority to defer each of the jail terms if the defendant is current on her restitution payments.

The court issued a stay of adjudication on a felony charge of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. If she successfully completes the probation, the charge will be dismissed and the defendant can petition the court to expunge it from her record.

A criminal complaint alleges that Tullis used a debit card belonging to a client to take money from the woman's account between June and September of 2011. She allegedly told an investigator she took the money out of financial necessity.