Records for April 21, 2006
Theft WILLMAR -- A battery charger, a battery booster and Craftsman buffer/polisher were stolen from a garage in the 300 block of Trott Avenue Southeast. The theft was reported Thursday evening. WILLMAR -- A window was shattered in a vehicle in a...
WILLMAR -- A battery charger, a battery booster and Craftsman buffer/polisher were stolen from a garage in the 300 block of Trott Avenue Southeast. The theft was reported Thursday evening.
WILLMAR -- A window was shattered in a vehicle in a parking lot at Ridgewater College. Speakers, a 600-watt amplifier and other stereo equipment were stolen sometime between 10 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. Thursday.
WILLMAR -- A DVD player, three movies, two DVD cases and two CD cases were stolen from a vehicle parked at Ridgewater College. The theft was reported shortly after noon Thursday.
WILLMAR -- Willmar police have questioned a suspect in the rash of window vandalism this week in Willmar.
Shots were fired through windows in numerous locations.
Charges are pending against an adult male who did admit to some of the shootings, said Police Capt. Dave Wyffels. A gun was also recovered in the investigation, he said.
- Brandon Wade Dahlseid, 24, of Pennock was sentenced Thursday on a second-degree burglary charge.
Judge Kathryn Smith stayed the imposition of an 18-month prison sentence and ordered five years of probation. He is to pay a $1,500 fine plus court fees, complete chemical dependency treatment and complete an anger management course.
Dahlseid was arrested in December after entering a Willmar apartment without permission and fighting with the man who lived there, according to court records. He later slashed tires on the car of a woman who tried to break up the fight.
- Jose Marcelo Lopez, 26, of Paynesville pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of a controlled substance, possessing a pistol without a permit, having an uninsured vehicle, permitting the offense of another, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Judge Michael Thompson ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for July 10.
Lopez was a passenger in a car pulled over on Dec. 28. The driver was arrested for driving while impaired and other driving-related offenses. According to court records, Lopez told officers the car was his, but he didn't have insurance on it. He also said he knew the driver of the vehicle did not have a valid driver's license. During a search of the vehicle, officers found a black handgun with a fully loaded clip and a methamphetamine pipe on the floor of the vehicle. When Lopez was searched at the jail, officers found meth and another meth pipe.
- Barrett Jon Holien, 22, of Willmar was sentenced Thursday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.
Judge Kathryn Smith stayed a prison sentence of four years and two months and then placed Holien on probation for 20 years. He is to pay a fine of $1,000 plus court fees.
Holien was accused of selling meth in two controlled buys monitored by the CEE-VI drug task force. Both incidents took place in September.
- Robert Lee Tersteeg, 21, of Hawick made his first court appearance Wednesday on a felony charge of selling marijuana.
Judge Donald Spilseth set bail at $20,000 bond or $2,000 cash for unconditional release and $7,500 bond or $750 cash for conditional release.
According to court records, Tersteeg was accused of selling 2 ounces of marijuana to a CEE-VI confidential informant in March.
His next court date is May 1.