Records published July 18, 2020

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Grain truck totaled near Sauk Centre

RAYMOND TOWNSHIP — A grain truck ended up hitting several trees after a blown tire sent it careening off the road around 9:18 a.m. Thursday south of Sauk Centre, according to a Stearns County Sheriff’s Office news release.

According to the release, Evan Messer, 19, of Sauk Centre, was driving a 1986 Kenworth grain truck for Vogt Dairy while traveling eastbound on County Road 192 when the front left tire blew out.

He tried to maneuver the truck, but he was unable to keep it on the roadway. The truck crossed the center line and went into the north ditch.

The truck damaged the culvert when it went over the driveway approach and it continued until it hit several pine trees.

Messer was wearing his seat belt. He suffered minor injuries and was brought to the Sauk Centre Hospital by a private party.


A mechanical check of the truck was done prior to Messer driving it and no issues were found, according to the news release. The truck was totaled.

Arrest after foot pursuit

WILLMAR — A 28-year-old man was arrested around 9:08 p.m. Thursday following a foot pursuit after a traffic stop on the 1200 block of Business 71 North.


PRINSBURG — A 34-year-old man was arrested around 7:05 a.m. Friday during a traffic stop at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 7 West and Third Street.

According to the complaint, the man was the driver of the vehicle and was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm.


WILLMAR — An assault was reported around 12:53 a.m. Friday on the 600 block of Business 71 North.


SPICER — A resident reported around 3:59 p.m. Thursday that their cabin on the 8200 block of North Shore Drive had been burglarized.

According to the complaint, items were taken from the boat house, garage and cabin.


WILLMAR — A theft was reported around 3:33 p.m. Friday at a store on the 700 block of 19th Avenue Southeast.


According to the report, someone walked out with merchandise that morning.


WILLMAR — A theft was reported around 3:37 p.m. Friday on the 400 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast.

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