Records published Jan. 29, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 20-year-old man was arrested for felony fifth-degree drug possession Wednesday night during a traffic stop for a headlight violation on the corner of Litchfield Avenue Southeast and Dolson Street Southeast in Wilmar.

The man is currently being held in Kandiyohi County Jail and is also charged with a petty misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vehicle hit

WILLMAR — A person reported Wednesday afternoon that their vehicle on the 200 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast in Willmar had been hit the night before.

Mailboxes hit

WILLMAR — Multiple mailboxes were reportedly hit by a vehicle between 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 4:30 a.m. Thursday on the 1700 block of 48th Avenue Northeast.


Litchfield man arrested Wednesday after leading law enforcement on 23-mile pursuit in Meeker County

FOREST CITY TOWNSHIP — Dustin Nelson, 36, of Litchfield, was arrested by law enforcement Wednesday evening following a 23-mile pursuit in Meeker County, according to Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze.

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Hector man receives 95-month prison sentence for selling 199 grams of meth to informant

OLIVIA — A Hector man has begun serving a 95-month prison term after he was sentenced last week on a drug sale charge.

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Drones used in search for New London teenager returned home after being reported missing Wednesday

NEW LONDON — A 13-year-old juvenile female was returned home Wednesday night in Kandiyohi County after her parents reported her missing, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

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