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April 23, 2012
Wyman teen in court this morning, could go to prison for arson
WILLMAR -- Andrew Charles Wyman, the 18-year-old Willmar boy who absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth Programs in February while serving his juvenile...
April 23, 2012 - 9:21am
April 4, 2012
Youth in Kandiyohi County, Minn., crime spree back in custody, ordered to jail
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old who absconded in February from the Prairie Lakes juvenile detention facility, where he was serving time for a crime spree last year that included arson, burglary and theft, was ordered today to the Kandiyohi County Jail. Andrew Charles Wyman will be held...
April 4, 2012 - 5:42pm
March 16, 2012
Teen driver, five juvenile passengers to hospital after Thursday rollover
WILLMAR -- The 16-year-old driver and five juvenile passengers were taken by Willmar Ambulance Service to Rice Memorial Hospital after a one-vehicle...
March 16, 2012 - 2:55pm
March 6, 2012
Wyman hearing cancelled after he fails to appear, warrant remains
WILLMAR -- A review hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, of Willmar, was cancelled this afternoon after he failed to appear before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Wyman, who has a warrant issued for his arrest, absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth...
March 6, 2012 - 4:36pm
March 1, 2012
Kandiyohi Co., Minn., Sheriff's office asks for help locating runaway girls
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office wants citizens to contact law enforcement if they see two 14-year-old girls who are runaways from a Benson juvenile facility. The girls were last seen around 10:30 a.m. in the downtown Willmar area, around the Willmar Public Library,...
March 1, 2012 - 11:37am
September 14, 2011
Willmar, Minn., teen gets probation, community service for stolen gun, drug charges
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar teen was sentenced Tuesday to six months of probation, 40 hours of community service and 12 days at Prairie Lakes Detention Center on felony charges of receiving stolen property and fifth-degree drug possession for possessing a stolen pistol and khat...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
Teen pleads not guilty to weapons charge, drug count for stolen gun, khat in vehicle
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges for allegedly possessing a stolen pistol and khat that were found in a vehicle searched Friday afternoon by CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents. Simon Torres III entered the pleas to charges of receiving...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
May 7, 2011
Willmar juvenile faces 15 charges in crime spree
WILLMAR -- A 17-year old Willmar boy was charged Friday with 15 criminal counts for his alleged role in a two-week crime spree that included a fire earlier this week that left a Willmar family homeless. During an initial appearance as a juvenile in Kandiyohi County District Court,...
May 7, 2011 - 12:00am
May 6, 2011
Willmar juvenile faces 15 charges in crime spree
WILLMAR -- A 17-year old Willmar boy faces 15 charges for his alleged role in a two-week crime spree. Most of the charges against Andrew Wyman, including a charge of arson in the first degree that left a family homeless, are felonies. During an initial court appearance this morning,...
May 6, 2011 - 2:31pm
January 12, 2011
Teen faces drug sale charge for selling pot at high school
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Kandiyohi teen pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge of fourth-degree drug sale for allegedly selling marijuana at the Willmar Senior High School. Joseph F. Alvarado also faces a petty misdemeanor charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2010
Teen faces aggravated robbery, assault charges
WILLMAR -- A 17-year-old Willmar girl pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges of first-degree aggravated robbery and third- and fifth-degree assault for allegedly beating a woman in an effort to get her cell phone. Sara Ann Saldana also faces a misdemeanor theft charge...
December 29, 2010 - 12:00am
December 3, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 3. Arrest WILLMAR -- A 19-year-old Brooten man was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday during a traffic stop along the 100 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast. Juvenile citation WILLMAR -- A 15-year-old boy...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00am
November 23, 2010
Plea agreement reached with 2nd youth on arson, burglary charges
WILLMAR -- A youth has pleaded guilty in connection with a series of burglaries and two garage fires on the west side of Willmar this past June. Cody Sander, 18, signed the plea agreement Monday, which charges him with two counts of arson in the first degree and one count of burglary...
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Teen pleads to assault charge for attack on officer
WILLMAR -- Philomene Rose Skinaway, 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer for her role in an Oct. 16 incident that left two Willmar police officers with injuries. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County...
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Stayed sentence revoked, man to prison for sex crime
WILLMAR -- Matthew Scott Rorvig, 21, of Willmar, was ordered Monday to serve 48 months in prison, plus a five-year conditional release period,...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am