Records for Friday, Jan. 27, 2006
Accident WILLMAR -- Two people were injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Sixth Street and Monongalia Avenue Southwest. Candice Wright was driving a Cadillac when she collided with Fabian Reyes who was driving ...
WILLMAR -- Two people were injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Sixth Street and Monongalia Avenue Southwest.
Candice Wright was driving a Cadillac when she collided with Fabian Reyes who was driving a Ford Taurus. Both are from Willmar.
They were both taken to Rice Memorial Hospital by ambulance, where both were treated. Wright had been released early Friday evening. A 3-year-old child in Wright's vehicle was not injured.
Both Wright and Reyes were wearing seatbelts. The child was buckled in, but not in a child restraint seat.
The intersection is an uncontrolled intersection.
- A New London man was sentenced to 45 days in jail and two years of probation on charges related to him and his friends shooting a bb gun at other vehicles and businesses and stealing more than $1,000 in items from Wal-Mart in Willmar.
Nickolas William Evans, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of receiving stolen property, a gross misdemeanor charge which had been amended from a felony level. One count of theft and one count of theft - liability for the crimes of another were dismissed.
According to the criminal complaint, police were called to Dominos Pizza in Willmar on July 12, on a report of several young men shooting bb guns and paintball guns at vehicles and businesses in the area.
Police later pulled over a vehicle matching the description and license plate given by the complainant. Inside, there were four men, including Evans. Police also found several bb guns and paintball guns as well as unopened boxes with DVD players and other stolen items, the complaint says.
They admitted to shooting the guns at cars and business that night and one of the men also admitted to stealing merchandise from Wal-Mart.
At Wal-Mart, police found surveillance tape showing the four walking out of the store and the merchandise in their vehicle matched merchandise from Wal-Mart's shelves.
Evans was also given a 230 day stayed jail sentence, fined $2,000, $1,000 of which will be stayed, will have to attend a property crime impact panel and has to write an apology letter to the manager of Wal-Mart, according to the sentence handed down by Judge Donald Spilseth.
- A Willmar man was arraigned Friday on charges he pointed a gun at a woman.
According to the criminal complaint, Omar Ernesto Soria, 31, was a passenger in a truck that pulled up to a woman at the 600 block of Fourth Street Southeast on Sept. 23. Soria allegedly pointed a handgun at her, the complaint says.
Another witness corroborated the woman's story, the complaint says.
The woman told police that Soria used to date her sister, the complaint says.
Soria faces one count of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Friday, his unconditional bail was set at $60,000 and his conditional bail was set at $45,000.
His next court date is set for Feb. 1.
WILLMAR -- More than $4,000 in jewelry was reported stolen from K-Mart, 1605 First St. S. Friday afternoon.
WILLMAR -- A cellular phone was reported stolen at the Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th St. N.E. Thursday evening.
Five cited for drinking at party
WILLMAR -- Five people were cited for underage consumption of alcohol late Thursday night at a party at a residence at the 1500 block of Becker Avenue Southeast.
Ryan Paul Moorlag, Willmar; Carrie Ann Bonnema, Raymond
Rosny Jovany Dubon, Willmar; Ana Karen Mendoza, Willmar