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Records published Aug. 17, 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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Arrests

MONTEVIDEO — A man was arrested on a Kandiyohi County warrant at 7:49 p.m. Monday in Chippewa County. He was in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail as of noon Tuesday on pending charges that include felony theft and drug possession.

WILLMAR — A 46-year-old man turned himself into the Kandiyohi County Jail at 2:24 p.m. Monday. He was in custody as of noon Tuesday with a pending third-degree drug charge.

GRANITE FALLS — A man who was arrested Monday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County on a Kandiyohi County warrant was transported to Willmar and in custody as of noon Tuesday on a felony drug charge.

KANDIYOHI — A request for assistance retrieving property was made at 3:16 p.m. Monday in Kandiyohi on the 100 block of Eighth Street South. According to the report, a 57-year-old man was arrested. As of noon Tuesday, he was in custody with pending second-degree burglary charges.

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WILLMAR — A warrant was served against a 34-year-old woman at the Kandiyohi County Jail around 7 p.m. Monday. According to the jail webpage, the woman was in custody as of noon Tuesday and facing possible drug charges.

Disorderly conduct

ATWATER — A civil dispute that led to a reportedly intoxicated neighbor throwing firecrackers at the complainant's door was reported just before 10 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Pleasant Avenue West in Atwater. According to the report, one party was warned to stop scaring the neighborhood stray cats with firecrackers.

Assaults

SPICER — An assault was reported at 8:49 p.m. Monday in the 13000 block of Green Lake Boulevard in Spicer. The assault was reported to have occurred earlier in the evening during a domestic incident.

WILLMAR — An assault was reported in the 1400 block of 12th Street Southeast at 10:27 a.m. Tuesday.

Damage from debris

WILLMAR — A report was made at 5:13 p.m. Monday that pieces had fallen off a semitractor-trailer and hit another vehicle on the state Highway 23 Bypass in Willmar. According to the report, a large piece of the semi hit the windshield and roof of a truck. The driver did not report any injuries. The complaint was referred to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Fraud

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 7:40 p.m. Monday they were getting texts from a source claiming to be the FBI and requesting money. The caller, whose address was not listed in the report, was told to block the number.

WILLMAR — A caller in the 800 block of 17th Street Southwest reported fraudulent activity after receiving notifications about opening an electrical account in Texas. According to the report, the caller said their personal information was stolen in 2005. The caller was advised to call authorities in Texas to file a report.

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