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Records for Aug. 4

This is the records summary for Aug. 4

Willmar man dies

in accident Saturday

east of Kandiyohi

KANDIYOHI — A Willmar man died as the result of a rollover accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi at 3:35 p.m. Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Quehubin V. Ramirez, 40, was pronounced deceased at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar shortly after the accident, according to the accident report.

Ramirez was traveling west on the highway in a 2000 Mitsubishi Montero. His vehicle went off the roadway into the right side ditch and rolled multiple times before coming to a stop on its side. He was partially ejected, according to the report.

Ramirez was the lone occupant.

The State Patrol and Kandiyohi County’s Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

Teen treated after

one-vehicle accident

GRANITE FALLS — A 17-year-old from Clarkfield was treated at the Granite Falls Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries she suffered in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 59 at the intersection with Yellow Medicine County Road 3 south of Clarkfield at 3:41 p.mSaturday.

Helena Olson was driving a 1998 Ford Contour south on the highway when it left the road and struck a guard rail, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

Olson was transported by the Clarkfield Ambulance. The Minnesota State Patrol and Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office responded to  the scene.

Fight injures one

WILLMAR — A male was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar for cuts he suffered in a fight reported at 12:41 a.m. Saturday in the street on Robert Street Southeast in Willmar.

Eight officers from the Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fight in the street, about one half block from the 900 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast. The injured party was reported to be intoxicated and suffered cuts to his wrists from beer bottles.


WILLMAR — A multi-tine garden fork and a royal blue wheelbarrow with the owner’s name on its side were reported stolen Saturday from the Willmar Community Garden near Willmar Avenue and Seventh Street Southeast.

WILLMAR — A resident on the 1400 block of Gorton Avenue Northwest in Willmar reported the theft of a lawnmower on Friday.

Victim reclaims stolen bikes

WILLMAR — A woman was able to recover two stolen bicycles after she confronted two young males she spotted riding them.

The woman reported the theft of two bicycles valued at $500 from a residence on the 800 block of Gorton Avenue Northwest in Willmar. Shortly before 11 a.m. she saw the two suspects riding the bikes and reportedly “put the fear of God in them” and repossessed the stolen property.

Intoxicated, homeless

WILLMAR — Two men found to be intoxicated in the parking lot near businesses on the 1300 block of First Street South reported they were homeless and transported to the fairgrounds for the night around 10:14 p.m. Friday.

Long walk home

WILLMAR — An Albany man got into an argument with his wife after she missed a turn, and he got out of the car and refused offers for a ride home while on the 4800 block U.S. Highway 71 North in Willmar at 9:05 p.m. on Friday. The woman and a child in the vehicle followed him as he walked, but he refused offers for a ride, stating he would walk home. He told the same to deputies who responded to the report. He said he had a mobile phone and could call friends if he needed.


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