Records published Aug. 31, 2020

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Willmar woman injured in Cold Spring crash

COLD SPRING — A Willmar woman was injured around 8:48 a.m. Saturday during a rear-end crash in Cold Spring, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

According to the crash report, Laura Marie Morales, 30, was driving eastbound on Minnesota Highway 23 in her 2007 Toyota Prius when she rear-ended Roger Clifford Schlangen, 57, of Cold Spring, in his 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup after he began to stop for a yellow at at Main Street Southeast.

Morales’ airbag deployed while Schlangen’s did not.

Morales suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the CentraCare — St. Cloud Hospital by Mayo Clinic Ambulance.

Schlangen also suffered non-life-threatening injuries but no health care facility is listed for him on the report.


According to the State Patrol, both parties were wearing their seat belts, alcohol was not involved and road conditions were dry.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and the Cold Spring Fire Department also responded to the incident.


KANDIYOHI COUNTY — Four people were arrested around 10:56 p.m. Saturday by agents from the CEE-VI Drug Task Force, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office and the Willmar Police Department. An address is not listed on the report.

A 28-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman arrested during the incident are currently in the Kandiyohi County Jail awaiting felony drug charges.

A 49-year-old man listed as arrested on the report is not currently in jail and his charges are unknown.

WILLMAR — An 18-year-old man was arrested around 11:45 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on the corner of Ella Avenue and Seventh Street Northwest.

WILLMAR — A 47-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested around 1:49 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on the corner of Willmar Avenue and Fifth Street Southeast.

According to the report, both parties were arrested for drug and driving offenses. The car was impounded.


Sex crimes

WILLMAR — A detective from the Willmar Police Department looked into a sex crime report around 5:20 p.m. Saturday. An address is not listed on the report.

Property damage

WILLMAR — Around 8:30 a.m. Saturday, it was reported a car had driven through multiple yards on the 1400, 1300 and 800 blocks of Grace Avenue Southwest.

WILLMAR — A woman reported her house had been egged around 3:14 p.m. Saturday on the 700 block of Second Street Southeast.

Vehicles damaged

WILLMAR — A car was reported as being “smashed” around 9:53 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of Augusta Avenue Southeast.

According to the report, the incident happened overnight.

WILLMAR — A woman reported her car was keyed around 11:44 a.m. Saturday on the 2600 block of 15th Avenue Northwest. The woman also reported her car being keyed around 6:20 p.m. Saturday.


WILLMAR — License plates from two vehicles were reported as stolen around 4:16 p.m. Saturday on the 200 block of Manila Street Northeast.

SPICER — A political sign was reported as stolen around 4:33 p.m. Saturday on the 200 block of Lake Avenue South.


SPICER — A theft was reported around 10:46 p.m. Saturday on the 9200 block of Lake Avenue South.

WILLMAR — Political signs were reported stolen around 10:22 p.m. Saturday on the 600 block of Kandiyohi County Road 9 Southeast.

WILLMAR — A theft was reported around 9:10 a.m. Saturday on the 7500 block of 29th Street Northeast.

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