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Records for June 6

This is the records summary for June 6.

Passenger to hospital after crash along Litchfield Avenue

WILLMAR — A passenger in a vehicle that left the roadway and struck a light pole Tuesday afternoon along Litchfield Avenue Southwest was taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of an eye injury.

According to the crash report by Willmar police, Showre Syad, 24, of Willmar, was a passenger in a 2000 Dodge Neon driven by Aslub Adan Warsame, 39, of Willmar. The crash happed just after 4 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection with Benson Avenue.


WILLMAR — A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary and fifth-degree assault around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday along the 3100 block of Seventh Avenue Northwest.


WILLMAR — A case of attempted fraud was reported around 1 p.m. Wednesday along the 100 block of 19th Avenue Southwest. A person had attempted to exchange bills that appeared to be counterfeit money.


WILLMAR — The theft of a 1997 Buick was reported around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday along the 700 block of Seventh Street Northwest. The vehicle was recovered about 30 minutes later along Lake Avenue South in Spicer. A 16-year-old girl and an adult male were arrested on theft charges.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

* Juan Antonio Soto, 34, of Willmar, was sentenced Wednesday to one year and one day in prison, which was stayed, five years of probation, 90 days in jail and a $1,100 fine on a felony charge of escape from custody for walking away from his community work service assignment.

Soto was given credit for 56 days already served in custody and was ordered to follow recommendations of a chemical use assessment and to pay $139 in restitution.

The charges were filed after officials at the county recycling center reported to Willmar police around 1:40 p.m. March 18 that Soto had been working at the center and had left without permission around 1:15 p.m. Soto had been in custody on a felony charge.

n Jeffrey Allen Timlin, 39, of New London, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of issuing a dishonored check for writing five checks worth $696.30 on an account with insufficient funds to cover the payments.

He will be sentenced July 25.

The charges were filed after officials at Coborns Inc. reported on April 17 that Timlin had written five checks to Cash Wise Foods from Jan. 24 to 28 and that the company had given the required notice of payment, which went unanswered.

Timlin was interviewed and admitted to writing the checks, knowing there was not money in the account to cover the amount. He said he had received the notice but did not do anything about it.

* Christopher Peter Padin, 16, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of first-degree burglary and a gross misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault for allegedly entering a home Tuesday evening and assaulting a juvenile male.

His next appearance is June 13. Felony charges against 16- and 17-year-olds are public record.

According to the petition, Willmar police were called around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday to the northwest quadrant of the city regarding an assault. They found a juvenile female with injuries to her face. Witnesses said Padin and a woman entered the home, and that the woman had assaulted the girl and that Padin had assaulted the boy. Another person then entered the home and took Padin and two others out, driving away in a van.

Other police officers located the van and interviewed the occupants. Padin allegedly admitted to hitting the boy and the woman admitted to hitting the girl.

Padin has pleaded guilty to another fifth-degree assault, for assaulting another student on Dec. 3 at Willmar Senior High School. His disposition hearing is Tuesday in that case.