Records published Jan. 30, 2023

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KANDIYOHI — A 43-year-old man was arrested at 12:41 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and 71st Street Northeast on suspicion of fourth-degree driving while impaired.

ATWATER — A 27-year-old man was arrested at 7:01 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Shady Oaks Road and County Road 4 Northeast on multiple pending charges. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office had contacted the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office regarding the owner of a stolen vehicle following the vehicle at a high rate of speed going west from Grove City. As of Sunday afternoon, the man was in custody at the Kandiyohi County jail pending a court appearance on a felony charge of receiving stolen property and two gross misdemeanor charges of drug possession.

WILLMAR — A 27-year-old man was arrested at 7:28 p.m. Friday on the 1200 block of 24th Street Northwest on a pending charge of harboring a fugitive. A 24-year-old man was also arrested at the same time and location on a warrant from the Department of Corrections.

Hit-and-run crash

WILLMAR — A hit-and-run crash was reported at 4:52 a.m. Sunday that occurred on the 400 block of Ninth Street Southeast sometime during the night. The reporting party stated their car had been parked on the street in front of a residence overnight and they did not notice the damage to the front of their vehicle until they arrived at work in Appleton.


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