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Records published Nov. 21, 2022

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Arrest

LITCHFIELD — An 18-year-old male was arrested on a Kandiyohi County warrant after visiting another party at 10:49 a.m. Saturday at the Meeker County Jail in Litchfield. The man was in custody on the Kandiyohi County Jail at noon Sunday. He is being held on charges of tampering with a witness and assault.

WILLMAR — A party was arrested after a physical domestic was reported at 4:19 p.m. Friday in the 2300 block of Fifth Avenue Southeast. No identifying information on the arrested party was listed in the report.

Assist

WILLMAR — A caller wished to report alleged criminal activity at a business, and alleged that someone had been coming into their apartment and moving things at 8:26 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Becker Avenue Southeast.

Fire

WILLMAR — A fire was reported at 10:26 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast. According to the Willmar Police Department report, the caller reported putting out another fire later at the same address at 1:10 p.m.

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Harassment

WILLMAR — A caller reported ongoing harassment at 5:34 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of Lakeland Drive Northeast. According to the report, the caller said the harassment persisted despite changing account passwords.

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Jean Margaret Miller, 69, of Clarkfield, died in a fatal two-vehicle crash reported north of Clarkfield Monday morning. Sallianne Ruth Gottschall, 36, of Clarkfield, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale. A 6-year-old male juvenile passenger was also injured. The investigation into the crash is still ongoing.

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