Records, April 1, 2006

District Court, Kandiyohi County A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court to charges of forgery and giving a false name. Naum Janes Barahona of Willmar was originally charged with seven counts, including fifth-de...

District Court, Kandiyohi County

A 21-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court to charges of forgery and giving a false name.

Naum Janes Barahona of Willmar was originally charged with seven counts, including fifth-degree assault and perjury.

In a plea agreement accepted Friday, all but one count of forgery and one count of giving a peace officer a false name were dismissed. Barahona's sentencing has been scheduled for May 18.

Also Friday, his release order was amended to require him to sign a waiver of extradition as a condition of his release. Barahona told police that he is from Honduras and has been living in Willmar illegally for about two years, according to a criminal complaint.


On Jan. 29, Willmar police were called to a home in the 400 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast on a report of a domestic assault, according to the complaint.

Through a translator, police interviewed a woman who said Barahona struck her face and got a 14-inch knife from the kitchen during an argument, according to the complaint. She tried to take the knife from him and her hand was cut, the complaint said.

After she threatened to call police, Barahona left the residence, the complaint said. The woman told police Barahona was working in Willmar under a false name and said she thought he was wanted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, according to the complaint.

Police found Barahona at his residence, where he was arrested. Police found a Minnesota identification card and a company photo identification card with the name Alier Lopez Ayala Jr., according to the complaint.

Barahona at first told police that Alier Lopez Ayala Jr. was his real name, but later admitted it wasn't after police told him they would be checking with the Social Security Administration, according to the complaint. Barahona claimed he had found a birth certificate and social security card on the street and had been using it for one and a half to two years, the complaint said.

Police checked his criminal history, which showed there was a possible Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency warrant for his arrest issued on May 5, 2005, according to the complaint. The Federal Bureau of Investigation indicated Barahona has three aliases, the complaint said.

Barahona had been charged with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, which was reduced to fifth-degree assault, two counts of aggravated forgery, one count of identification theft, one count of giving a peace officer a false name and two counts of perjury.

Four teens arrested after burglaries


BROOTEN -- Four teenage boys are facing burglary and property damage charges after three Brooten businesses were burglarized Thursday.

Stearns County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary complaint at about 4:20 a.m. Thursday at R.J.'s Mini-Mart in Brooten. A window had been broken and cigarettes and other items were missing from the store, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department.

A deputy reviewed a surveillance video and noticed that one of the people on the tape matched the description of a boy reported as a runaway earlier that morning, according to a Sheriff's Department report.

Deputies found that the Corner Store and Brooten Golf Course also had been burglarized. Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages were reported missing from all three businesses, according to the department report. All businesses were entered through windows or doors that had been broken, the report said.

Deputies located the runaway teen at his residence in Brooten with two other boys. A fourth suspect was found at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa High School in Belgrade.

The four boys were arrested pending felony third-degree burglary and criminal damage to property charges. Two of the boys are 16 years old and the other two are 14 years old and all are from Brooten.

They were transported to an area juvenile correctional facility, according to the department.



PENNOCK -- A theft was reported Thursday night in the 6900 block of 156th Avenue Northwest.

The owner of a car that had been broken into March 9 realized that a credit card had been taken, according to a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department report. Also stolen was a silver digital camera, about 50 CDs and a radar detector, the report said.

A 22-year-old Park Rapids man is a suspect, according to the report.

WILLMAR -- The theft of a 51-inch television was reported Thursday afternoon in the 400 block of 30th Street Northwest.

Drug arrest

WILLMAR -- A 21-year-old man was arrested after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon on the corner of Kandiyohi County Road 5 Northwest and Gorton Avenue. Marijuana was found in the vehicle, according to the police report.

Marriage Licenses, Kandiyohi County

Lee Sidney Holtrop, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Marcea Lynn Brouwer, Kentwood, Mich.


Dennis Michael Gaffaney, Willmar; Patricia Marie Hastad, Willmar.

Bruce James Nolte, Murray, Neb.; Mary Ann Pollard, Murray, Neb.

Jesse Paul Nelson, Kerkhoven; Alison Amanda Routh, Kerkhoven.

Roger Micheal Edwardson, Belgrade; Kristin Amy Kettner, Belgrade.

John Ray Waldvogel, Willmar; Stacy Ann Lorenzen, Willmar.

Jed Alan Quale, Spicer; Jennifer Lee Norlien, Atwater.

Justin Kyle Kors, Bellflower, Calif.; Bethany Ann Fischer, Bellflower, Calif.

Mark Allen Hirman, Willmar; Shelley Marie Barker, Willmar.

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