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Records published March 20

This is the records summary for March 20.

Crash near Belgrade takes out power pole, causes outages

BELGRADE— A 23-year-old Brooten man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash that caused power outages in the Belgrade area.

According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Michael Lewis, 23, of Brooten, was driving west on County Road 19 shortly after 4:30 a.m. when his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve near County Road 200.

According to the release, Lewis' vehicle left the roadway and vaulted across County Road 200, striking a power pole. The pole was sheared off near the base, and several power lines came down, causing power outages.

The vehicle rolled, and its airbags deployed. Lewis was able to call a friend for help, and the friend called 911, according to the release.

The Belgrade Fire Department and Brooten Ambulance responded to the scene, and Lewis was transported to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the Sheriff's Office release. The accident is under investigation.


WILLMAR — A 51-year-old woman was arrested shortly after 8 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Industrial Drive, following a report to law enforcement of a suspicious person in the area.

WILLMAR — A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired shortly before midnight Friday at Sixth Street Southeast and Olena Avenue.


WILLMAR — A 55-year-old man was arrested shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday after a crash at Willmar Avenue and Ninth Street Southeast. He was arrested after a pursuit that stemmed from a hit and run crash earlier. There were no injuries.