Records published April 16, 2021

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WILLMAR — A woman reported Thursday morning that she received a call from Social Security officials about someone taking out benefits in her name.

NEW LONDON — A woman reported Thursday morning that she was getting information from the Minnesota unemployment officials about claims she did not file.

SPICER — A man reported Wednesday afternoon that someone used his Social Security number to file an unemployment claim.

Domestic arrest

WILLMAR — A 29-year-old man was arrested following a physical domestic assault late Wednesday night on the 500 block of 16th Street Southwest.


As of Thursday afternoon, the man is in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail awaiting a felony domestic assault by strangulation charge along with a misdemeanor fifth-degree charge and a misdemeanor domestic assault charge.


WILLMAR — A 37-year-old man was arrested on a felony warrant Wednesday night on the 100 block of High Avenue Northeast.

Stolen car

WILLMAR — A vehicle was reported stolen Thursday morning on the 1600 block of Fifth Street Southwest.

The vehicle is described as a cream 2010 Chrysler 300 with an American flag sticker on the center of both front and back license plates, an American flag sticker next to the rear plate with a Marine Corps emblem on the other side of the plate. There was an American flag in the rear passenger window but is easy to remove.

The vehicle was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. Thursday.


BELGRADE — A burglary was reported Thursday morning on the 26000 block of 40th Street Northeast.

According to the report, there was damage to a garage door and miscellaneous tools and a drill were stolen.


WILLMAR — A catalytic converter was reported stolen Wednesday night on the 1000 block of Highway 12 East.


Litchfield search warrant leads to seizure of over a pound of meth; two arrested

LITCHFIELD — A search Wednesday netted over a pound of methamphetamine, marijuana, controlled substance pills and $1,000, according to a news release from the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force.

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Chauvin's defense team rests its case; jury deliberations begin Monday

MINNEAPOLIS — The attorney for Derek Chauvin concluded his presentation in defense of the ex-officer this morning. Earlier this morning, Chauvin declined to testify in his murder trial.

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