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This is the records summary for Feb. 14. Crashes WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office investigated five non-injury crashes Thursday morning. Four of the crashes occurred on U.S. Highway 71.

The first crash occurred at 7:32 a.m. in the 4000 block of U.S. Highway 71 when a van spun out and hit the guardrail.

At 8:07 a.m., an SUV and a car were involved in a crash on Highway 71 and 48th Avenue Northeast.

Deputies were called at 8:21 a.m. after a silver PT Cruiser went into the ditch on County Road 8 and 71st Avenue Southeast.

At 8:32 a.m., deputies responded to the call of a green van that had hit the guardrail on Highway 71 and 37th Avenue Northeast.

A crash was also reported at 9:15 a.m. on Highway 71 and 60th Avenue Southeast. No injuries were reported in any of the crashes.

District Court, Kandiyohi County - Krista Danielle Woodcock, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one felony count of fourth-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Three other felony charges, including fourth- and fifth-degree sale of drugs, were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Sentencing is set for March 8.

Woodcock was one of three people charged in a drug sale case that was filed after a CEE-VI Drug Task Force investigation into the sale of pills, hashish, marijuana and ecstasy in April and May.

Anthony Rooy Rolffs, 27, of Willmar, will be sentenced March 10 for his role in the case after pleading guilty to a first-degree witness tampering charge and two fourth-degree drug sale charges. Ten additional felony charges for fourth- and fifth-degree drug sale were dismissed.

Nathan Sturm, 29, of Willmar, is charged with a felony charge of fifth-degree drug sale. His next appearance is April 15.

According to the drug complaints, an informant purchased controlled substances from Rolffs and/or Woodcock and Sturm on nine separate occasions between April 24 and May 16, at an apartment complex on the southeast side and at an apartment complex on the northwest side of Willmar, plus in a parking lot in Hutchinson.

The purchases included Adderall and Klonopin pills, hashish and MDMA, which is also known as ecstasy.