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June 3, 2010
Two regional men enter pleas in Cedar Mills assault
WILLMAR -- Two of the men charged in connection with a March 26 incident where they attempted to run over and kill a 27-year-old man in Cedar...
June 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 25, 2010
Willmar man enters plea for hitting blind man at busy intersection
WILLMAR -- Gary Lee Mattson, 56, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of failure to stop for a blind person for a Nov.
May 25, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Willmar man pleads to drug, firearms charges
WILLMAR -- Eric Flores, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended third-degree drug possession charge and a felony weapons possession charge for possessing meth and a rifle when he was stopped by Willmar police in March. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Willmar man pleads to charge in stabbing incident
WILLMAR -- A 21-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty Monday to a third-degree assault charge for stabbing a juvenile male on Jan. 15. As part...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Teen enters plea in gunpoint robbery
WILLMAR -- Oscar Manuel Trochez-Martinez, 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of first-degree aggravated robbery for robbing a downtown Willmar business at gunpoint. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, another felony for second-degree...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Woman pleads to lowered theft charge for taking money from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- Jessica Beth Kruger, 29, of Litchfield, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony theft charge for taking $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses from Lutheran Social Service in Willmar. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, she paid...
May 8, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Atwater man pleads to assault charge for trying to run down child
WILLMAR -- A 42-year-old Atwater man pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree assault charge for attempting to run down a 10-year-old child with...
April 28, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Hargreaves pleads to crim sex, witness tampering, drug and alcohol charges
WILLMAR -- Craig Allan Hargreaves, 39, of New London, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges for molesting...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 21, 2010
Montevideo man enters plea in criminal sexual conduct case
WILLMAR -- Daniel Amor, 45, of Montevideo, pleaded guilty Monday to a second-de-gree criminal sexual conduct ch-arge for molesting a girl over...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Woman, one of five charged for selling meth, enters plea
WILLMAR -- Kristy Lynn Blinsky, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to charge of second-degree controlled substance sale. As part of a plea...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
New Ulm man enters plea in methamphetamine case
WILLMAR -- Jared John Netzke, 22, of New Ulm, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of third-degree drug possession for his role in selling...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
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 30, 2010
Former WCI accounting director enters plea in fraud, theft
WILLMAR -- Steven Douglas Byers, 55, of Kerkhoven, pleaded guilty Monday to one felony charge of financial transaction card fraud for stealing more than $17,000 from West Central Industries over a period of two years. Under a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court,...
March 30, 2010 - 12:00am
March 23, 2010
Wis. man pleads to sexual assault at Lake Lillian home
WILLMAR -- An 19-year-old Sparta, Wis., teenager pleaded guilty Friday to one felony charge of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting two girls last April. Under a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, another first-degree felony charge will be dismissed against...
March 23, 2010 - 12:00am
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