Records published April 13, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 34-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were arrested on drug charges Sunday night on the 500 block of 15th Avenue Southwest.


WILLMAR — A catalytic converter was reported stolen Monday morning on the 1200 block of High Avenue Northeast.

Damage to property

SPICER — The Spicer baseball fields were reportedly broken into Sunday afternoon on the 300 block of Minnesota Highway 23 South.

According to the report, property was damaged on the field and things may have been stolen.


Brooklyn Center chief: Cop pulled gun instead of Taser, shot Daunte Wright by mistake

ST. PAUL — The police officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man in Brooklyn Center Sunday mistakenly fired her firearm, instead of her Taser, the suburb’s police chief said Monday.

Read the story here.

Protests, looting follow fatal police shooting of man, 20, during Brooklyn Center traffic stop

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Looters ransacked businesses and protesters clashed with police Sunday night, April 11, in Brooklyn Center after an officer shot and killed a man in the Minneapolis suburb during a traffic stop.

Read more about the story here.

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