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This is the records summary for Jan. 17.

Icy roads cause crashes in Chippewa County

MONTEVIDEO — At least two people were injured in crashes Wednesday afternoon due to icy road conditions on Highway 7 in Chippewa County.

According to the State Patrol, a child in a vehicle that rolled around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

A 2007 Ford Focus, driven by Tabatha J. Tjaden, 26, of Montevideo, was westbound on the highway when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to enter the ditch and roll. Annika C. Lilam, 4, was treated and released and no injury was listed for an adult passenger, Sarah M. Lilam, 23, of Montevideo.

Another crash was reported around 3:40 p.m. when a westbound 2002 Jeep Liberty driven by Rita J. Smith, 43, of Montevideo, slid off the roadway and rolled. Smith was also taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.


WILLMAR — A burglary was reported around 3:25 p.m. Wednesday along the 200 block of Porto Rico Street Northeast.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Jason Michael Larson, 40, of Willmar, made his first appearance Thursday on a felony charge of violating the registration requirements for predatory offenders.

Unconditional bail was set at $50,000. His next appearance is Feb. 14.

According to the complaint, a Willmar Police detective was checking predatory offender registrations on Sept. 4 and when to the Lakeview Inn, 1212 Highway 71 N.E., looking for Larson. Larson has been required to register as a predatory offender since 2000, because he was convicted of criminal sexual conduct.

The officer did not find Larson at the motel and made repeated attempts to locate him over the next two weeks. Larson’s last registration filing was May 21.

He was convicted of failure to register in January 2003 in Swift County.