Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications.
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WILLMAR - Angel Cesar Garcia, 35, of Pennock, made his first appearance Thursday on a first-degree controlled substance crime for 34.9 grams of methamphetamine found in April when CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents searched a Willmar apartment. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000. His next appearance is July 29 in Kandiyohi County District Court.
MONTEVIDEO - A Chippewa County jury has found Arnold Ronald Jaenisch, 71, of rural Clara City, guilty of two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide for a fatal motor vehicle crash in December 2011 that killed a 39-year-old Montevideo woman.
WILLMAR - Elgene Wayne Mahn, 58, of Atwater, made his first appearance Monday on felony driving while impaired charges for allegedly attempting to drive a vehicle Saturday in Spicer while he was intoxicated. Unconditional bail was set at $90,000. His next appearance is Aug. 8. Mahn also faces a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety and a misdemeanor charge of open bottle.
WILLMAR - Timothy Huber was sentenced Friday to 25.5 years in prison on a second-degree murder charge for his role in killing Timothy Larson in October 2011. Before he handed down the sentence, District Judge Donald M. Spilseth commended the Larson family members, many of whom have been at every court hearing over the past 21 months, had conducted themselves in a professional and appropriate manner.
WILLMAR — Timothy Huber was sentenced this morning to 25.5 years in prison on a second-degree murder charge for his role in killing Timothy Larson in October 2011. … Archive...
WILLMAR — Timothy Huber, the rural Paynesville man found guilty in May of two counts of second-degree murder for his role in killing Timothy Larson in October 2011, is scheduled...
WILLMAR -- Joshua Wayne Roschild, 22, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud for allegedly using a stolen credit card to purchase more than $6,700 in fuel. He was released on his personal recognizance. His next appearance is July 22 in Kandiyohi County District Court. According to the complaint, officials from Dooley's Petroleum reported on April 1 that there had been unauthorized use of a company credit card, which had been missing since January from a company truck.
WILLMAR -- Kevin Gene Sorenson, 50, of Willmar, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday on a misdemeanor charge for taking alcoholic beverages stored in a refrigerator in the garage. As part of his sentence handed down by District Judge David L. Mennis in Kandiyohi County District Court, Sorenson was ordered to serve 90 days in jail, which was stayed, pay a $50 fine, serve one year of probation and follow the recommendations of a chemical use assessment. As part of a plea agreement, a third-degree felony burglary charge was dismissed.
WILLMAR -- Timothy Huber, the rural Paynesville man found guilty in May of two counts of second-degree murder for his role in killing Timothy Larson in October 2011, is scheduled to be sentenced this morning in Kandiyohi County District Court. A motion filed July 1 by Huber's defense attorney asks for a "downward departure" -- a lesser sentence than what is set by the state sentencing guidelines. District Judge Donald M. Spilseth may consider the argument at the 9 a.m. hearing at the Willmar courthouse.
WILLMAR -- Yolanda Maria Radzhabov, 23, of Willmar, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale charge for her role in selling 8 grams of methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant in September. As part of her sentence handed down by District Judge David L. Mennis in Kandiyohi County District Court, Radzhabov was given credit for 91 days already served and was ordered to pay a $50 fine.