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This is the records summary for June 19.


WILLMAR — The theft of a 1999 Chevy pickup was reported around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday along the 600 block of Third Street Southwest.


WILLMAR — A burglary was reported around 1 p.m. Tuesday along the 400 block of Benson Avenue Southwest.

WILLMAR — A burglary was reported around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday along the 1800 block of Hansen Drive Southwest.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Luis Miguel Solis, 26, of Pennock, made his first appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of domestic assault.

Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. His next appearance is July 1.

According to the complaint, Atwater Police officers responded to an assault report around 4 a.m. Sunday along Dakota Avenue. A woman there reported that Solis had assaulted her by taking her to the ground and punching her in the head and face after they argued and he accused her of having relations with another man.

n Edwin Efrain Castellon-Lopez, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aggravated forgery for using another man’s name to work.

As part of a plea agreement, four addition charges of forgery, aggravated forgery and perjury will be dismissed. He will be sentenced July 11.

Castellon-Lopez also pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired, which was filed after Willmar police officers were called around 7:15 a.m. Dec. 25, 2009, to investigate a report that a vehicle had almost struck a snowplow. They arrived, found a Chevy Blazer stuck in a snowbank and, with the assistance of public works personnel, located the driver, Castellon-Lopez, walking away from the vehicle.

He was given a preliminary breath test, which showed a blood-alcohol level of 0.09 percent and he was arrested. Lopez allegedly admitted to driving, said that he had drunk five beers and that he did not remember seeing a snowplow.

According to the forgery complaint, investigating officers found an Illinois identification card and a Jennie-O Turkey Store employee ID on Castellon Lopez in the name of Humberto Cadena Jr.

The investigation revealed that Castellon-Lopez was working for Jennie-O through We Staff and had signed multiple employment documents falsely in the Cadena name.

- Geoffrey Alan Irwin, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree drug sale charge for selling 8 grams of methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in September.

 He will be sentenced Aug. 5.

The charge was filed after Sept. 27, when the informant informed task force agents that he could buy meth from Irwin for $1,000. The informant met Irwin and gave him a cigarette box containing the drugs, which were then turned over to agents.

- Todd Keith Espelien, 49, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of fifth-degree drug possession for possessing 4.2 grams of methamphetamine.

As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from third-degree level. He will be sentenced July 29.

According to the drug charge complaint, a State Patrol trooper arrested Espelien on Nov. 5 during a traffic stop for outstanding warrants, for auto theft and for child support violations. While the trooper was taking inventory of the vehicle, a total of 4.2 grams of meth was located, along with a digital scale, drug paraphernalia and $600 in cash.