Records for Sept. 15
This is the records summary for Sept. 15.Theft WILLMAR -- An adult woman, no age given, was detained and cited at Walmart Friday afternoon on suspicion of stealing more than $200 in merchandise. WILLMAR -- A woman reported that her purse had been...
This is the records summary for Sept. 15.
WILLMAR - An adult woman, no age given, was detained and cited at Walmart Friday afternoon on suspicion of stealing more than $200 in merchandise.
WILLMAR - A woman reported that her purse had been stolen at Walmart Friday afternoon.
WILLMAR - The theft of a purse from a vehicle in the 300 block of Hillcrest Drive Southwest was reported Saturday evening.
WILLMAR - The theft of a green Dodge Intrepid was reported early Sunday afternoon. The keys had been in the vehicle, which had been in the 1700 block of First Street South.
WILLMAR - A 25-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning after an alleged domestic assault at a birthday party in the 1000 block of Highway 12 Southeast.
WILLMAR - A juvenile male, no age given, was arrested early Sunday morning on a warrant. Authorities had been called to the 1400 block of Fifth Street Southwest on a report of someone breaking windows.
WILLMAR - Brandon Marshall Anderson, 30, of Darwin, pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge of check forgery and a felony charge of fifth-degree drug possession Friday and was sentenced.
Anderson received a stay of adjudication on the drug possession charge and was sentenced on the gross misdemeanor charge, which was reduced to a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor charges for motor vehicle registration violations and possession of hypodermic syringes or needles and a petty misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed.
He was sentenced to 78 days in the Kandiyohi County Jail and received credit for 78 days already served. He was ordered to pay a fine of $250 on the forgery charge and $590 on the felony charge.
Anderson was ordered to serve five years on supervised probation and must submit to random drug testing, undergo a chemical assessment and follow all probation instructions.
Under the stay of adjudication, the drug charge will not appear on his criminal record if he complies with all the conditions of probation.
According to court records, Anderson was arrested after he tried to cash a check on an account not his own at Wells Fargo bank. He claimed he was attempting to cash the check to pay a heating bill and was arrested.
A search of the vehicle revealed drug paraphernalia, 2 grams of methamphetamine and color photocopies of license plates that were laminated and the exact size as real license plates. The vehicle also had clips on the license plates on the vehicle.
WILLMAR - Vanessa Ramirez, 28, of Hutchinson pleaded guilty Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court to third-degree drug possession.
As part of a plea agreement, an additional felony charge for having methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child and two petty misdemeanor drug charges will be dismissed. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 23.
Two others were also charged stemming from an incident last month. Stacey Joann Pederson, 27, of Willmar was sentenced in April to 45 days in jail, a $1,500 fine and 10 years of probation.
Brandon Alvin Mead, 29, of Willmar was sentenced Monday on felony third-degree drug possession. He was ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and sentenced t o 20 years of probation.
Mead was also sentenced to 20 years in prison, which was stayed for 20 years, and sentenced to 260 days in county jail with credit for all days served.
According to the criminal complaints, officers went to a home in August to find a 12-year-old, who informed Pederson that she needed to come to the door. Police officers entered the basement to find Ramirez and Mead, who grabbed a bag suspected to be meth onto the floor.
WILLMAR - Rodney Gene Vega Jr., 24, of Pipestone pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.
As part of a plea agreement, an additional charge of felony fifth-degree drug possession will be dismissed.
Jessica Vanessa Jimenez, 22, of Willmar, also faced charges resulting from the January incident and pleaded guilty to fifth-degree drug possession on Sept. 8.
According to the criminal complaints, CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents served a search warrant on Jan. 22 on the couple’s home along the 2100 block of 21st Avenue Southwest.
Items found in the home included plastic bags containing 0.1 grams of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia where three minor children were also living.
WILLMAR - Efrain Rojas III, 22, of Willmar was granted a stay of adjudication on two charges of felony fifth-degree drug possession Thursday.
He was also sentenced to 30 days in Kandiyohi County Jail, five years of probation and ordered to pay $2,000 in controlled substance fines.
Under the stay of adjudication, the convictions will not appear on his record if he complies with the terms of his probation.
According to the complaint, an informant purchased drugs from Rojas on Dec. 20 in a vehicle in the McDonald’s parking lot in Willmar. The informant turned over marijuana to law enforcement and identified Rojas by photo as the person who sold the drugs.
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All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies.