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Arrests

WILLMAR — A 26-year-old man was arrested for multiple felony charges Monday night at the intersection of Trott Avenue and Ann Street Southeast following a call about a traffic complaint.

The man is currently in the Kandiyohi County Jail and is charged with felony threats of violence, felony second-degree assault and two counts of felony fifth-degree drug possession.

WILLMAR — A 22-year-old man was arrested on a felony warrant for a predatory offender Monday night on the 800 block of Lake Avenue Northwest.

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WILLMAR — A 63-year-old man was arrested on a Minnesota Department of Corrections apprehend-and-detain warrant Tuesday afternoon on the 500 block of Russell Street Northwest.

Burglary

RAYMOND — A burglary was reported Tuesday morning on the 13000 block of 105th Avenue Southwest.

Thefts

NEW LONDON — A theft and damage to a storage unit were reported Tuesday morning on the 300 block of Redwood Street Southwest.

According to the report, it is related to a stolen vehicle from Willmar that had previously been recovered.

WILLMAR — A catalytic converter was reported stolen Monday afternoon from a vehicle on the 400 block of 30th Street Northwest.

WILLMAR — A theft was reported Monday afternoon on the 1300 block of Fifth Street Southeast.

Apparent drug deal gone bad led to the death of Meeker County man, court documents say

HUTCHINSON — Two men made first appearances Tuesday in Meeker County District Court to face charges in connection with an apparent drug deal gone bad that led to the death Friday night of Devon Remmel, 42, of rural Grove City.

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Appeals court upholds Meeker County conviction in assault that left infant with permanent brain damage

LITCHFIELD — The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Meeker County jury’s verdict in the October 2019 conviction of Daniel Martinez Damian, 27, for causing permanent, severe brain damage to a 5-month-old boy.

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Planned police presence during Derek Chauvin trial draws criticism from some Minneapolis leaders

MINNEAPOLIS — Some Minneapolis City Council members on Monday, March 1, questioned the city's plan to bring in thousands of soldiers and police officers for former officer Derek Chauvin's trial, saying it could inflame tensions in a traumatized community.

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