Records, Feb. 2, 2008
Vehicle rolls onto ice WILLMAR -- A 33-year-old Willmar woman and her one-month old child were taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after their vehicle rolled onto King Lake around 9:15 a.m. Friday morning. Cherry Olsen was driving a 2000...
Vehicle rolls onto ice
WILLMAR -- A 33-year-old Willmar woman and her one-month old child were taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after their vehicle rolled onto King Lake around 9:15 a.m. Friday morning.
Cherry Olsen was driving a 2000 Dodge Caravan west on County Road 25 near King Lake when she lost control of the vehicle on the slippery road. The van rolled over on its roof on the frozen lake. The vehicle did not fall through the ice. King Lake is north of Willmar, between South Long Lake and Eagle Lake.
Olsen, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was transported for treatment of a sore neck. The baby boy was properly restrained in a child safety seat and suffered no apparent injuries.
WILLMAR -- Two juvenile females, ages 13 and 14, were cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia around 3:20 p.m. Thursday at Willmar Junior High School.
WILLMAR -- A 41-year-old Olivia woman was cited for shoplifting around 10:45 p.m. Thursday at Super Wal-Mart, 700 19th Ave. S.E. The citation was for $130 of merchandise.
- Kristi Lynn Friese, 40, of Willmar, appeared in court Thursday on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud.
She was released on her personal recognizance.
According to the complaint, a Willmar man, who had a relationship with Friese, reported a health savings account credit card stolen on Dec. 26. He said the card was activated on Dec. 21 after Friese had been to his home to pick up their child. The card showed four attempts to withdraw money, all of which were denied by the issuer. Surveillance video from one of the stores where the attempted transactions took place showed a female that appeared to be Friese. During an interview with police, she denied any involvement, but then admitted that she appeared in the surveillance tape after viewing it. Surveillance tape footage from another store showed a woman, appearing to be Friese, entering and going to the cash machine.
Friese's next court appearance is Feb. 11.
- Chad Michael Priebe, 30, of Mankato, appeared in court Thursday on a felony charge of theft of a motor vehicle - liability for crimes of another.
He was released on his personal recognizance, but ordered to have no contact with three others involved in the incident. He is also charged with misdemeanor theft and driving after suspension.
According to the complaint, a Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputy was called on a stolen vehicle report around 2:15 p.m. Aug. 24, 2007, at a rural Willmar address. A couple at the home told the deputy a 2001 Pontiac parked in the driveway had just been stolen. They said three men drove up in a pickup and knocked on the door, the residents didn't answer and two of the men drove away in the pickup. They didn't see the third man, but then the car was gone. Two days later it was found in a cemetery near Svea. A radar detector and a game console were missing. Deputies interviewed the owner of the pickup, who was identified by the couple. She admitted the three men took the pickup and then returned with the car, with Priebe driving.
Priebe's next court date is March 25.
- Leo Lovell Brumfield, 20, of Willmar, was arraigned Friday on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for getting a 15-year-old girl pregnant.
Unconditional bail was set at $40,000 with conditional bail at $20,000 or $1,500 cash.
According to the complaint, Willmar police were informed on Jan. 9 by Kandiyohi County Family Services that a female juvenile, now 16, had given birth to a child on Oct. 13, one day after her 16th birthday. The father was identified as Brumfield. The girl confirmed the information in an interview with detectives. She said Brumfield knew she was 15 because her mother told him so. She also said she agreed to have sex with him and that no force was used.
When interviewed by detectives, Brumfield confirmed that he had dated the girl since January 2007 and that they had sex at a family member's home in Willmar.
Brumfield's next court date is Feb. 11.
- Kimberly Ann Mead, 41, of Willmar, appeared Thursday on a felony fifth-degree controlled substance charge.
Mead was released on her personal recognizance.
According to the complaint, law enforcement officials served a search warrant Nov. 9 on Mead's home in Willmar in an attempt to locate controlled substances. In the search, officers found about 48 grams of marijuana in multiple locations in the home, methamphetamine, a .22-caliber rifle, drug paraphernalia and scales.
Her next appearance is Feb. 11.