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Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
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March 31, 2010
Willmar woman, 22, who says she sold drugs after falling on tough times, pleads guilty to meth sale
WILLMAR -- Tiffany Marie Stein, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a third-degree drug sale charge for possessing methamphetamine. As...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Willmar woman enters plea for role in drug sales
WILLMAR -- Jennifer Ann Jacobson, 45, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a first-degree controlled substance charge for her role in selling...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
DFL endorses Rice for District 13 Senate race
WILLMAR -- Willmar businessman Larry Rice received the unanimous endorsement of the Senate District 13 DFL Party at its convention in Belgrade...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
Willmar man gets prison time for selling meth to informant
WILLMAR -- Alfredo Encarnacion Hernandez, 22, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 58 months in prison and a $1,000 fine on a second-degree drug sale charge for possessing methamphetamine found during a search of an apartment. Hernandez pleaded guilty to the amended charge on Feb...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Appeals court reverses drug conviction for meth lab at an Atwater home
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Appeals Court has reversed a 2008 first-degree drug conviction for manufacturing methamphetamine against Darryl Alan...
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 14, 2010
NL man gets prison time; two others charged in drug case
WILLMAR -- Troy Gordon Houdek, 48, of New London, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 months in prison for his role in selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI...
January 14, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Willmar man gets 11 years in prison for multiple convictions
WILLMAR -- Gerardo Cory Lopez, 34, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court to 132 months in prison and a $2,000...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
Three more from area face charges for selling meth; two Spicer women were previously charged in case
WILLMAR -- Three more people have made their first court appearances on first-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling methamphetamine to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force. Corinne Clariette Fader, 57, of Spicer, faces three drug sale and conspiracy charges. She appeared...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Two charged after drugs, paraphernalia found at Willmar home
WILLMAR -- Two people made their first court appearances Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on first-degree drug sale and possession charges after a search warrant served on a Willmar home revealed methamphetamine and marijuana. Ashley May Anderson, 26, of Willmar, and Jarod...
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
Second defendant makes appearance for alleged meth sales
WILLMAR -- Troy Gordon Houdek, 47, of New London, made his first court appearance Friday on six felony drug sale and conspiracy charges for allegedly...
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 11, 2009
Willmar man sentenced to prison for drug sales, possession near school
WILLMAR -- Brandon Alvin Mead, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced to 51 months in prison Monday on two third-degree drug sale charges for selling...
August 11, 2009 - 12:00am
July 28, 2009
Woman sentenced to 81 months in prison for drug sales
WILLMAR -- Sara Lynn McCann, 26, of New London, was sentenced Monday to 81 months in prison on two second-degree drug sale charges for selling methamphetamine. The sentence was handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court.
July 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Willmar man arrested in Litchfield drug raid
LITCHFIELD - A drug raid last night in Litchfield netted nearly half-pound of methamphetamine. Two people, including a Willmar resident, were arrested. According to the Litchfield Police Department, the raid happened at 7 p.m.
May 28, 2009 - 8:27am
May 13, 2009
Man gets jail time for possessing meth at home of vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- Jacob Scott Forbord, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 67 days in the county jail, a $1,000 fine and five years of probation...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 30, 2009
Appeals court affirms 110-month sentence for Watkins man
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the local district court ruling that led to a 110-month prison sentence for a Watkins...
April 30, 2009 - 12:00am