Records published April 22, 2023
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— A driver after a traffic stop at 2:27 a.m. Friday in Pennock was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. The 29-year-old man was in custody as of 1 p.m. in the Kandiyohi County Jail with pending felony, misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired, refusal to test and driving without a valid license, according to the online custody roster.
NEW LONDON — A 46-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a traffic stop at 12:39 a.m. Friday in the area of County Road 9 and 198th Avenue Northeast in rural New London. The suspect was not in custody as of 1 p.m. Friday, according to the online Kandiyohi County Jail custody roster.
Barn fire squelched
BELGRADE — A fire that broke out in a hog barn while it was being cleaned was quickly suppressed on Friday morning. The fire was reported around 8 a.m. Friday on the 1100 block of 285th Avenue Northeast, Belgrade.
The fire was put out by workers at the site as Belgrade Fire Department members arrived, according to Fire Chief Joseph Dickhoff. Firefighters with the New London Fire Department also responded to the scene on a mutual aid call.
Sale not as advertised
WILLMAR — A Willmar man reported to law enforcement at around 8 a.m. Friday at the Law Enforcement Center that he purchased a fish house from a private party and it did not contain a TV, generator and electric auger as promised by the seller. The seller took the buyer’s money, according to the complaint made on Friday morning.