Records published May 26, 2022

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Alcohol-related offenses

KANDIYOHI COUNTY — A 21-year-old male was arrested for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at Minnesota Highway 23 and County Road 9 at 1:53 a.m. Wednesday.

WILLMAR — A 24-year-old woman was arrested for fourth-degree driving under the influence and a 38-year-old man was cited for indecent exposure following a traffic stop at 2:13 a.m. Wednesday on the 400 block of First Street South in Willmar.

WILLMAR — A 53-year-old woman, while visibly intoxicated, came to the Kandiyohi County Jail to pick up her daughter at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday. After taking a breathalyzer test and blowing .07, the woman was released.


WILLMAR — A 36-year-old male was arrested on an out-of-county warrant for criminal damage to property at 7:41 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Technology Drive Northwest in Willmar.


WILLMAR — A 21-year-old male was arrested on a warrant at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of 23rd Street Northeast in Willmar.


WILLMAR — A vehicle attempted to turn around on the 800 block of County Road 9 Northeast at 12:16 a.m. Wednesday. The front wheels went into the ditch, causing the vehicle to be hung up.

WILLMAR — A vehicle crashed under the bridge at Litchfield Avenue Southeast and First Street South at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.


SPICER — A caller reported a man in the woods who was running through residents' properties at 11:29 p.m. Tuesday in the 9000 block of 97th Avenue Northeast in Spicer.

WILLMAR — Officers made contact with a suspicious person at 3 p.m. Tuesday. The person stated they jumped out of a moving vehicle. The person was checked over by first responders and returned to their mother.

Lost and found

NEW LONDON — A caller reported a found bike in the yard on the 200 block of Fourth Avenue Southeast at 3:24 p.m. Caller stated the bike had been in the yard since winter. The officer ran the serial number and the bike was not reported stolen. It is being stored by Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

WILLMAR — A caller reported finding an identification card outside of their apartment on the 300 block of 30th Street Northwest in Willmar at 12:14 p.m. Wednesday.

WILLMAR — Totes were found at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday outside of Walgreens. They were taken in for safe-keeping.



WILLMAR — A caller in the 1700 block of Seventh Avenue Southeast reported Tuesday at 11 p.m. a neighbor calling them and their mother vulgar names. They were advised to contact the Willmar Police Department if the name-calling continues, and to get a harassment restraining order.

Agency assist

KANDIYOHI — Atwater Fire and Ambulance, Kandiyohi Fire, Lake Lillian Fire, Willmar Fire and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded to an address in the 9800 block of 36th Avenue Southeast in Kandiyohi at 1:29 p.m.

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