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November 17, 2014
Willmar police officer injured while breaking up bar fight early Sunday
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer is currently off duty and being treated for injuries, while the man who allegedly injured him faces pending charges. The man alleged to have assaulted Willmar Police Sgt. Craig Lange faces pending charges of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer,...
November 17, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 19, 2014
Suspect arrested for allegedly threatening man with shotgun
WILLMAR — A 21-year-old Willmar man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly threatening another man with a shotgun in southwest Willmar. The suspect remains in Kandiyohi County Jail pending felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats, according to police reports. A...
October 19, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 20, 2014
Kandiyohi County woman arrested in Ohio; missing child found unharmed
WILLMAR –– A Kandiyohi County woman, who’d been sought by authorities for taking her 4-year old son in violation of a court order, was arrested late Friday during a traffic stop in Ohio. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, also known as Amy Gomm, was arrested without incident. The three...
July 20, 2014 - 11:04pm
May 22, 2014
Secretary of state to stop issuing ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ cards to legislators
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s secretary of state said Wednesday that he’ll no longer issue lawmakers the “get-out-of-jail-free” cards that drew some controversy this past legislative session.
May 22, 2014 - 1:00am
May 31, 2013
U.S. woman facing drug charge released in Mexico
NOGALES, Mexico (AP) -- An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.
May 31, 2013 - 6:30am
April 22, 2013
Reese Witherspoon 'deeply embarrassed' after arrest
TLANTA (AP) — Reese Witherspoon is "deeply embarrassed" about what she said to police officers after she and her husband were arrested during...
April 22, 2013 - 10:00am
April 21, 2013
Reese Witherspoon charged with disorderly conduct after traffic stop
ATLANTA — Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn't stay...
April 21, 2013 - 10:00pm
April 17, 2013
Update: Conflicting reports of arrest in Boston bombings case
Update 3:10 p.m.: Conflicting reports of arrest in Boston bombings case BOSTON (AP) — Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse...
April 17, 2013 - 3:10am
January 2, 2013
Five arrested, charged with drug crimes after authorities conduct search of Willmar, Minn., house
WILLMAR — Five people made their first court appearances Monday on charges of drug possession and for storing methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child, all stemming from drugs and drug usage items seized during execution of a search warrant Friday at a Willmar residence....
January 2, 2013 - 11:25pm
November 27, 2012
Watkins, Minn., man charged with drunken driving after rollover crash
WATKINS -- A 69-year-old Watkins man was treated for injuries sustained in a rollover crash Monday afternoon near Watkins and then booked into the Meeker County Jail on fourth-degree drunken driving charges. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, law enforcement and...
November 27, 2012 - 9:19am
October 17, 2012
N.D. deputy resigns after arrest for Minn. break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 17, 2012 - 7:32am
August 1, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Police seeking man in connection to sexual assault of girl
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is searching for a 21-year-old man in connection with an incident involving forced sexual conduct with...
August 1, 2012 - 9:26am
Two arrested for drugs at rural Dassel, Minn., address
LITCHFIELD -- Two men were arrested on felony drug possession charges after a traffic stop by a Meeker County deputy just before midnight Tuesday. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the deputy stopped a 1994 Ford Tempo for expired registration at...
August 1, 2012 - 9:10am
April 4, 2012
Escaped youth to appear before judge today in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Andrew Wyman, the 18-year-old youth sentenced last September for a crime spree that included arson, burglary and motor vehicle theft, is scheduled to appear before a judge this afternoon. He had been on the run since walking away in February from the Prairie Lakes Detention...
April 4, 2012 - 11:08am
March 9, 2012
Deputies arrest Lake Lillian, Minn., man for making terroristic threats
LAKE LILLIAN -- Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputies on Thursday night arrested a 48-year-old Lake Lillian man for terroristic threats after he told neighbors that he was going to blow up his house in the 400 block of First Street West in Lake Lillian. The sheriff's office received...
March 9, 2012 - 6:37pm