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Records published Oct. 29, 2022

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Arrests

WILLMAR — A 36-year-old man was arrested on a warrant and drug possession charge at 3:40 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of Mary Avenue Southeast. He was listed on the Kandiyohi County Jail roster as of noon Friday with three pending drug-related felony charges.

WILLMAR — A 23-year-old man was arrested for impaired driving at 11:27 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Carolina Avenue and 11th Street Southwest. He was listed as in custody on the Kandiyohi County Jail roster as of noon Friday with two pending charges of driving while impaired.

Assault

WILLMAR — A report of a student slapping a teacher was made at 9:07 a.m. Friday at Willmar Senior High School.

Crash

WILLMAR — A crash with injuries was reported at 2:03 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 Northeast and Civic Center Drive. Several city and county agencies responded to assist the Minnesota State Patrol. No other details were immediately available from the State Patrol.

Fraud

WILLMAR — A caller on 28th Street Southeast reported at 3:44 p.m. Thursday losing $380 in a car rental scam. According to the report, the caller used a web link purported to be for a known rental agency and was advised to purchase a GoTo card to pay for the rental and get a discount.

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Littering

WILLMAR — Tires were reported to have been dumped in the 900 block of Seventh Street Northwest. According to the report, public works was notified. The report was made at 12:14 a.m. Friday.

Theft

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 6:12 p.m. Thursday that someone had gone through their unlocked vehicle the previous night and took around $15 in change.

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 8:17 p.m. Thursday that their house was broken into and a firearm and video game console was missing in the 3100 block of Seventh Avenue Northwest.

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