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Records published Aug. 11, 2022

The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

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Arrest

SPICER — A man was arrested on local warrants at 11:37 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Lake Avenue North. The man was listed as in custody as of 4 p.m. Wednesday on the Kandiyohi County jail roster.

WILLMAR — A man was arrested for driving while impaired at 1:18 a.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Johanna Avenue and Sixth Street Southeast.

Disturbances

WILLMAR — A caller reported illegal fireworks on the 300 block of 13th Street Southwest at 10:28 p.m. Monday. Police were unable to locate fireworks or anyone using them when they responded.

WILLMAR — A caller complained that a man was sitting outside outside his residence in his underwear in the 500 block of 16th Street Southwest at 4:36 p.m. Tuesday. The man was made aware of the complaint and advised to wear shorts.

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Crashes

WILLMAR — A hit-and-run was reported in a parking lot within the 1300 block of Fifth Street Southeast at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday.

WILLMAR — A man mowing a field near U.S. Highway 71 and 26th Avenue Northeast accidentally drove into a drainage ditch at 3:58 p.m. Tuesday. The man was OK, according to the report, and had help on the way to pull him out.

Theft

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday that their clothes had been stolen from a dryer on Saturday in the 400 block of 15th Avenue Southwest.

Fraud

WILLMAR — A business owner reported fraudulent activity Tuesday morning in the 2200 block of First Street South.

According to the report, she uses an accounting service for business transactions but found that some funds were not being sent to her account. Police advised her to stop texting financial information to a source purporting to be from the service and to instead contact the accounting service directly.

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