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Records published May 20, 2022

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Two arrested, one after short foot pursuit in Lac qui Parle County

DAWSON — A 34-year-old male and a 37-year-old male were arrested Wednesday in Lac qui Parle County, one after a pursuit on foot.

The 34-year-old male had a felony warrant from Chippewa County, and when a Lac qui Parle County sheriff's deputy approached the pair, that suspect fled on foot, according to a news release from Lac qui Parle County.

The suspect was located later, being followed by a citizen from Dawson carrying a baseball bat, stating that the suspect had broken into his home. The suspect fled again and was apprehended without incident after a short foot pursuit by deputies, according to the news release from Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Allen Anderson.

The 37-year-old was arrested on a probation violation.

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The Sheriff's Office was assisted by several citizens of Dawson, the Dawson Police Department and Chippewa County Sheriff's Office.

Arrests

DAWSON — A 41-year-old male was arrested for fourth-degree felony assault Sunday afternoon. During an altercation, a Lac qui Parle County sheriff's deputy was injured. The deputy has been treated for minor injuries. The suspect was transported, and is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail, according to the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office media report.

SPICER — A 45-year-old man was arrested on a Stearns County warrant Thursday at 1:06 p.m., according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office media report.

SPICER — A 27-year-old female was arrested on fourth-degree driving while impaired after a traffic stop at Third Avenue and Frances Street in Spicer at 2:27 a.m. Wednesday.

WILLMAR — A 33-year-old male was arrested after a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 71 and 10th Street Northeast in Willmar at 11:28 a.m. Thursday. The Willmar Police Department was assisted at the scene by the CEE-VI Drug Task Force.

Crashes

PRINSBURG — A single-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of 195th Avenue and 135th Street Southwest near Prinsburg at 10:27 a.m. Thursday, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office media report. Prinsburg Fire, Prinsburg First Responders, Raymond Ambulance, and the Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad assisted at the scene.

WILLMAR — A crash involving a motor vehicle and two parked vehicles was reported at 6:43 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Gorton Avenue and 11th Street Northwest in Willmar. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

Fraud

WILLMAR — A caller Thursday morning in northwest Willmar reported that someone had tried to redirect their direct deposit to another account, according to the Willmar Police Department media report.

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Trespass

WILLMAR — A caller reported Thursday morning someone had come into a building in the 600 block of Trott Avenue Southwest on Wednesday and caused damage to property, according to the Willmar Police Department media report.

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