Records published March 10, 2023

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A house fire was reported Wednesday evening in New London. All occupants of the residence were accounted for, and firefighters contained the flames within minutes. A cat was also rescued.

Criminal damage to property

WILLMAR — A caller in the 500 block of 28th Avenue Southwest reported at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday that someone had spray painted the southside of their garage.


LAKE LILLIAN — A caller reported at 2:36 p.m. Wednesday that someone had been in their house in the 10900 block of 165th Avenue Southeast in Lake Lillian and took some items while they were gone.


WILLMAR — A caller reported at 10:43 a.m. Thursday that people had been trespassing Tuesday in a community room within the 1000 block of 30th Street Northwest.

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