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Records published Aug. 9, 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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Assault

LAKE LILLIAN — A child’s guardian was notified after a complaint that a 11-year-old boy had been swinging a pocket knife at another person’s head Sunday afternoon in Lake Lillian.

Thefts

WILLMAR — A resident on 15th Avenue Southwest reported items were stolen at a laundromat on Monday afternoon.

WILLMAR — A motorcycle helmet and keys were reported stolen from a vehicle on the 500 block of Julii Street Southeast in Willmar on Monday morning.

Hit-and-run

WILLMAR — A vehicle was struck while parked on the street near the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Second Street Southeast on Monday morning.

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Criminal damage to property

WILLMAR — A vehicle was keyed Monday morning on the 1300 block of Fifth Street Southeast, Willmar.

WILLMAR — A rear window was broken on a vehicle on the 1600 block of 15th Street Southeast, it was reported Sunday evening.

WILLMAR — Damage was reported Sunday afternoon to a vehicle that someone went through on the 800 block of Augusta Avenue Southeast, Willmar.

Coyote trouble

WILLMAR — A resident on the 3500 block of Eagle Ridge Drive West, Willmar, reported on Monday morning that a coyote has become an issue in the area.

Harassment

WILLMAR — A resident on the 400 block of 15th Street Southeast in Willmar reported that a man came on to their property at 7:15 p.m. Sunday and confronted a man working in their garage. The uninvited party said he was upset about the Spanish music the man was playing.

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