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This is the records summary for Dec. 13.

Two to hospital after crash north of Grove City

GROVE CITY — Two people were taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash this morning north of Grove City.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were called around 9:25 a.m. to the intersection of State Highway 4 and County Road 16.

A 2004 Ford minivan driven eastbound on County Road 16 by James Whitcomb, 44, of Paynesville, collided with a northbound 1996 Chevy pickup driven by Rob Pederson, 52, of Litchfield.

Nicole Christianson, 23, of Minneapolis, and Brenda Pederson, 51, Lori Christianson, 50, and Stephanie Pederson, 22, all of Litchfield, were passengers of the pickup driven by Rob Pederson.

Rob Pederson and Stephanie Pederson were transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment.

 The crash is currently under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol. Also responding were sheriff’s deputies, Grove City Fire Department and Grove City Rescue.

Fight call

WILLMAR — Willmar Police responded around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a fight in the east parking lot of Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th St. N.E.


WILLMAR — A burglary was reported around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday along the 300 block of Sixth Street Southeast. Missing items included a gaming system and clothing.

NEW LONDON — A burglary was reported around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday along Main Street.


WILLMAR — A woman reported fraudulent transactions on her account around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday. Willmar Police took the report at the Law Enforcement Center.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

n Jose Isidro Mireles, 37, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of violating a domestic assault no-contact order.

As part of a plea agreement, another felony for the same charge will be dismissed, and he will likely be sentenced to 29 months in prison, but can argue for a 25-month sentence. He will be sentenced Jan. 8.

According to the first complaint, Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputies were called around 3:30 a.m. Sept. 6 to a Pennock residence. A woman there reported that Mireles, against whom she had a no-contact order, had attempted to kick in the door of the residence. The woman said that Mireles had repeated called her and then began pounding on her window and yelling her name.

The second complaint was filed after Sept. 13, when the woman reported that Mireles had called her and said he was coming to her home. A vehicle came to the driveway, but no one got out and the vehicle eventually left. The woman gave a description of the vehicle and a partial license plate and said he’d likely take County Road 1 to State Highway 40 back to Willmar. A Willmar Police officer located the vehicle along Highway 40 and stopped it, arresting Mireles on two outstanding warrants. He denied any contact with the woman.

The no-contact order prohibited Mireles from any contact with the woman and excluded him from her residence.