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meeker county sheriff's office
May 16, 2017
Records published May 16
This is the records summary for May 16. Two arrested in New London drug raid WILLMAR — Two New London residents were arrested early Monday...
May 16, 2017 - 10:20am
May 15, 2017
Eden Valley man injured in Sunday evening crash
WATKINS — An Eden Valley man was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Meeker County Road 2 in Forest Prairie Township Sunday evening. According...
May 15, 2017 - 12:33pm
October 7, 2016
Spicer man dies, three weeks after serious motorcycle crash
LITCHFIELD -- A Spicer man has died from serious injuries sustained in a Meeker County motorcycle crash three weeks ago, the Meeker County Sheriff's...
October 7, 2016 - 5:51pm
August 22, 2016
Suspect in Watkins 5-year-old's death expected in court Tuesday morning
BRAINERD—Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, Coon Rapids, is expected to make his first court appearance by noon Tuesday in Cass County District...
August 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
August 7, 2015
Three arrested following drug-related incident in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD – A man was arrested for allegedly fleeing from law enforcement and two others arrested pending drug charges following an incident Thursday evening in Litchfield. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task force was conducting surveillance...
August 7, 2015 - 10:44am
July 28, 2015
Darwin man airlifted for injuries sustained in rollover crash
DARWIN -- A 33-year-old rural Darwin man was reportedly airlifted for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash early this morning south of Darwin. Jason Carl Schmidt was reportedly traveling southbound in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 on Meeker County Road 14 near 180th Street...
July 28, 2015 - 10:57am
June 3, 2015
Firefighters battle woodchip blaze at rural Grove City business
GROVE CITY -- Firefighters from multiple agencies responded yesterday to a fire at a rural Grove City wood chipping business. Fire departments...
June 3, 2015 - 12:03pm
May 29, 2015
Neighbors extinguish fire yesterday at elderly Cosmos woman’s residence
COSMOS – Neighbors reportedly came to an elderly Cosmos woman’s aid yesterday morning, extinguishing a fire at her residence after smelling smoke and seeing flames coming from the front door area of her townhouse. The resident of the townhouse, 88-year-old Myrtle...
May 29, 2015 - 10:35am
May 14, 2015
Barn destroyed Wednesday afternoon in fire south of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD – A barn was reported as a total loss as the result of a fire occurring Wednesday afternoon south of Litchfield in Greenleaf Township. The fire was reported around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 17500 block of 590th Avenue. Law enforcement arrived on scene to...
May 14, 2015 - 1:09pm
May 5, 2015
Rural Cosmos man dies as result of machinery accident
COSMOS -- A 49-year-old rural Cosmos man died of injuries sustained in an accident yesterday evening southeast of Cosmos in Cedar Mills Township. Emergency responders were called to the accident scene around 7:13 p.m. yesterday in the 58700 block of 110th Street on the report that...
May 5, 2015 - 3:14pm
April 23, 2015
Two Dassel men face pending criminal sexual conduct charges
DASSEL – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Dassel men Wednesday who allegedly sexually assaulted a juvenile female. The suspects, a 22-year-old man and a 48-year-old man, each face a pending charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Both suspects remained...
April 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
Two Dassel men arrested Wednesday for criminal sexual conduct
DASSEL – The Meeker County Sheriff’s office arrested two Dassel men Wednesday alleged to have sexually assaulted a juvenile female. The suspects, a 22-year-old man and a 48-year-old man, each face a pending charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Both suspects...
April 23, 2015 - 4:21pm
April 2, 2015
Investigation leads to arrest, seizure of 13 firearms yesterday at residence west of Hutchinson
LITCHFIELD -- Law enforcement reportedly seized 13 firearms yesterday at a residence west of Hutchinson and arrested a man who allegedly has been living in the U.S. illegally and provided false information to obtain a gun permit. Domingo Alvarez, 61, was reportedly booked into...
April 2, 2015 - 10:56am
March 12, 2015
Pending investigation: Meeker County deputy alleged to have assaulted another officer
LITCHFIELD -- A Meeker County deputy has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding the alleged assault of another law enforcement officer. Law enforcement received report Feb. 17 that Deputy Taylor Fenrich had allegedly assaulted another officer, according...
March 12, 2015 - 11:21am
February 25, 2015
Four face pending felony charges following Litchfield drug search
LITCHFIELD -- Four people face pending felony drug charges as the result of a search that turned up methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia this morning at a Litchfield residence, according to police. The search warrant was part of an ongoing investigation for the trafficking...
February 25, 2015 - 2:38pm