Records published Feb. 3, 2023

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WILLMAR — A 37-year-old woman was arrested on warrants at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of 11th Street Southwest. She was in custody at the Kandiyohi County Jail at 1 p.m. Thursday with a pending charge of obstruction and two pending drug charges.


WILLMAR — A caller reported at 11:23 a.m. Thursday an attempted assault on a staff member in the 2600 block of First Street South. According to the report, a man who had been seen multiple days prior tried to assault the staff member Wednesday night.

Criminal damage to property

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 10:24 a.m. Thursday damage done to their vehicle in the 1000 block of 16th Street Northeast.

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 10:28 a.m. Thursday the exhaust pipes on their vehicles had been cut off in the 1400 block of First Street South.



PENNOCK — A caller in the 9300 block of 67th Avenue Northwest reported a Microsoft scam at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

WILLMAR — A report of fraud was made at 12:27 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast.


SPICER — A report of theft was made at 2:28 p.m. Wednesday in the 600 block of County Road 27 Northwest in Spicer.

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