Records, Jan. 9, 2008

Credit card fraud ATWATER -- Fraudulent charges on a credit card were reported around 7:20 p.m. Monday along the 600 block of Lincoln Street North. The unauthorized purchases totaled more than $5,000. Theft WILLMAR -- A 40-year-old Willmar woman ...

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Credit card fraud

ATWATER -- Fraudulent charges on a credit card were reported around 7:20 p.m. Monday along the 600 block of Lincoln Street North. The unauthorized purchases totaled more than $5,000.


WILLMAR -- A 40-year-old Willmar woman was cited for theft after a gas drive-off around 10 p.m. Monday from the Holiday Station, 817 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The unpaid bill was $42.97.

WILLMAR -- The theft of a wallet was reported around 5:30 p.m. Monday. The caller reported that it had been stolen while at the Runnings Fleet Farm, 1303 First St. S.


District Court

Kandiyohi County

* Courtney Christine Klimstra, 21, of Willmar, received a stayed sentence Monday, plus five years of probation and a $1,000 fine, for a fifth-degree controlled substance crime.

As a condition of the stayed sentence, she was ordered to serve 180 days in the county jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation and attend Alcoholics or Narcotics Anonymous weekly and verify attendance with probation.

Another fifth-degree controlled substance charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement reached Oct. 29.

She was charged after two marijuana buys by CEE-VI Drug Task force informants in December 2006. One buy was for 16.5 grams and the other was for 19 grams of marijuana. Both deals were completed at her home in Willmar. In April, she allowed officers to search her home, and they found a scale in a locked safe. In an interview with police, she said she had used marijuana and other drugs, but hadn't used for two years. She said she sells an once of marijuana at a time because that's how she makes the most money and verified that she had about 15 regular customers.

* Cody Lee Slagter, 16, of Willmar, was arraigned Monday on one felony charge of theft for stealing tools from a relative's shop.

The teenager denied the allegations and was released to a parent. Felony charges against 16- and 17-year-olds are public record.


According to the petition, Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputies were called Nov. 27 to a rural Pennock residence on a theft report. A man reported the theft of tools from a rural Willmar shop. The man identified Slagter as a family member who may be responsible for the thefts. The man later reported more tools missing from the shop, including a chop saw, cutting torch, air tools and hand tools. The total value of the tools was estimated at $2,690 and $2,935.

Another man told authorities he had seen additional tools in a shed used by the boy and his son. The boy told authorities that he had traded Slatger stereo equipment for the tools and that they had gotten them from the shop, making numerous trips several weeks before to remove the tools. The boy later hid the tools in the woods and above a shop door, which is where the adults and sheriff's detective found them hidden.

When questioned, Slagter claimed he loaned the tools to the other boy and that the stereo equipment was collateral. He admitted to going to the shop and that he didn't have permission to be there. He also admitted to telling the other boy to hide the tools.

Slagter's next court appearance is March 3.

* Juan Alvarez Sanchez, 28, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. As part of a plea agreement Monday, two felony charges for terroristic threats and domestic assault with strangulation, plus a misdemeanor assault charge, were dismissed.

The charges were filed after Willmar police officers responded to a report that a 26-year-old female had been assaulted Oct. 30 at Regency Estates West. The complaint states that the defendant struck the victim, kicked her in the stomach with his knee and grabbed her by the neck in an assault.

Marriage dissolutions

Kandiyohi County


Marissa Anne Richards and Ivan Ellis Richards, Dec. 12

Rhonda Leigh Garcia and Prudencio Rios Garcia, Nov. 29

Kristi Marie Morales and Francisco Javier Morales, Dec. 18

Tiffany Lynn Bauch and Brian Lee Bauch, Nov. 29

Tamra Ann Hart and Josef Hart Sr., Nov. 29

Paula Jean Smith Larson and Laverne Clifford Larson, Dec. 3

Lawrence John Cain and Beverly Jean Cain, Dec. 10

Kathleen A. Carity and Tim M. Damm, Dec. 21

Juan Alberto Mejia-Bonilla and Rosio Mejia-Guevara, Dec. 19

Sharon Lucille Borgen and Richard Alan Borgen, Dec. 3

Jodi A. Kitzmann and Wayne H. Kitzmann, Dec. 10

Jamie Russel Dresser and Kimberly Ann Dress, Dec. 20

Dean Allen Larson and Barbara Ellen Larson, Dec. 28

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