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May 13, 2016
Litchfield woman faces five years supervised probation after stealing $220,000 from mother
LITCHFIELD — A Litchfield woman who financially exploited nearly $220,000 from her elderly mother — a vulnerable adult — was sentenced Friday to 30 days in jail, five years of supervised probation and 80 hours of community service. Ann Marie Zillmer, 56, asserted an Alford...
May 13, 2016 - 11:08pm
May 10, 2016
English teacher in Benson pleads guilty to pocketing yearbook funds
BENSON - A Benson English teacher accused of pocketing nearly $800 from the school’s 2014 and 2015 yearbook funds pleaded guilty Monday in...
May 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Former Fagen CFO faces up to eight years for theft
ST. PAUL — With her guilty pleas to federal money laundering and wire fraud charges, Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls, could be sentenced...
May 10, 2016 - 12:27am
April 20, 2016
Former Meeker Co. deputy charged with stealing drugs makes court appearance
LITCHFIELD — The former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy charged with stealing drugs from a drop box for unwanted drugs made an initial appearance...
April 20, 2016 - 10:24am
April 19, 2016
Former Fagen CFO to be charged in $5.7 million embezzlement
GRANITE FALLS - The former chief financial officer for Fagen Inc. will be charged for embezzling more than $5.7 million from the family-owned...
April 19, 2016 - 3:27pm
March 17, 2016
Records published March 17
This is the records summary for March 17. Crash injures teen LITCHFIELD — A 16-year-old Litchfield boy was injured after a rollover crash Tuesday. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says Angel Hernandez was traveling south on Meadow Road around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when he lost...
March 17, 2016 - 12:00am
March 9, 2016
State launches inspection sweep for credit card skimmers at gas pumps
BLOOMINGTON — State officials have pledged to ramp up security efforts against an “emerging threat” — credit card skimming at gas pumps....
March 9, 2016 - 11:46pm
March 4, 2016
Records published March 4
This is the records summary for March 4. Threatening note NEW LONDON — A note was found just after noon Thursday in the New London-Spicer Middle School bathroom that prompted the response of Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Deputies. The note allegedly contained derogatory comments,...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Man in custody after throwing Minnesota student journalist's camera into traffic, stealing van
It was a mentally, and possibly physically, scarring day for MSUM student Samantha Stark. “It wouldn't stop bleeding,” Stark said, “Freaked...
March 2, 2016 - 9:27am
Records published March 2
This is the records summary for March 2. Marijuana plants GLENWOOD — A Feb. 25 West Central Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force search warrant led to the discovery of 159 marijuana plants in an apparent marijuana growing operation, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said in a news...
March 2, 2016 - 12:41am
February 29, 2016
Minneapolis man sentenced to probation for Raymond thefts
WILLMAR — Following a Monday sentencing in Kandiyohi County District Court, a 21-year-old man will serve a decade of supervised probation for his involvement in several Raymond garage and vehicle break-ins. Donquarius Malik Woods pleaded guilty last week to two felony charges for...
February 29, 2016 - 9:13pm
February 27, 2016
Montevideo man to serve probation, pay $40K restitution in string of thefts
MADISON — A Montevideo man was ordered to pay over $40,000 in restitution and serve five years of probation after being convicted of stealing radiators, copper and catalytic converters from vehicles and irrigators across four area counties over two years. Milton Dale Walls, 54,...
February 27, 2016 - 12:12am
February 25, 2016
Criminal case against former deputy delayed while he gets treatment
LITCHFIELD — The criminal case against a former Meeker County sheriff’s deputy has been delayed while he seeks treatment. Travis Sebring,...
February 25, 2016 - 11:23pm
February 19, 2016
Records published Feb. 20
This is the records summary for Feb. 19. Vehicular Crashes Two people were left with injuries that were not life-threatening Thursday after rollover and broadside crashes in Benton and Meeker counties, respectively. A Willmar man was injured just before 2:30 a.m. after the 2007 Chevy...
February 19, 2016 - 12:12am
February 18, 2016
Agri-business group ex-treasurer faces theft charges
A 35-year member and 10-year treasurer of Minnesota agri-business group West Central Ag Sales Association has been accused of stealing over $50,000 from the organization. Robert Craig Starz, 65, of Atwater, was charged Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court with three felony...
February 18, 2016 - 11:07pm