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Records published May 12, 2022

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Theft

WILLMAR — A person took off with $129.89 worth of merchandise Tuesday from a business in the 2500 block of U.S. Highway 12 East in Willmar after their card was declined, according to a news release from Willmar Police Department.

WILLMAR — A vehicle was reported missing Tuesday out of a parking lot on the 300 block of Seventh Street Northwest in Willmar, according to a news release from Willmar Police Department.

WILLMAR — Schwieters Chevrolet on Tuesday reported a stolen vehicle for a party who has not returned one of its vehicles since April 25 and is now refusing to answer phone calls, according to a news release from Willmar Police Department.

Crash

WILLMAR — A motor vehicle crashed into two signs, a light pole and another vehicle Tuesday at U.S. Highway 71 and 12th Avenue Northeast in Willmar. There were minor injuries reported, according to a news release from Willmar Police Department.

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WILLMAR — A motor vehicle left the roadway Tuesday and struck a mailbox and fire hydrant at Willmar Avenue Southwest and 11th Street Southwest, according to a news release from Willmar Police Department.

Burglary

NEW LONDON — A party reported a burglary Tuesday for a property he looks after on the 24000 block of 55th Street Northeast. There was no forced entry, and it is unclear if anything was missing, according to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

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