Records published July 29
The following contains the records summary for July 29. Arrests WILLMAR -- A 53-year-old woman was arrested for driving while impaired following a traffic complaint reported at 2:41 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Portland Drive Southwest. WILLMA...
The following contains the records summary for July 29.
WILLMAR - A 53-year-old woman was arrested for driving while impaired following a traffic complaint reported at 2:41 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Portland Drive Southwest.
WILLMAR - A 40-year-old woman was arrested for giving a false name to a police officer around 5 p.m. Monday in the 700 block Third Street Southeast.
WILLMAR - A burglary was reported at 1:41 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of Fifth Street Southwest. The 911 caller stated that items were strewn about his residence during the burglary and $300 cash was stolen.
WILLMAR - Aaron Ross Sondrol, 31, of Sunburg, was sentenced Tuesday on a felony charge of terroristic threats.
Sondrol was sentenced to 21 days of jail and five years of probation. He received a stay of adjudication on the felony charge, which means that a conviction will not appear on his record if he successfully completes probation.
A misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct was also dismissed Tuesday.
According to the criminal complaint on the charge, Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputies responded Jan. 16 to a report of a man and woman stuck in a pickup truck near Sunburg Lake. The deputies spoke with the couple, who said they were at a party at Sondrol’s house when they got into an argument with Sondrol and no longer felt welcome.
The deputies then spoke with the parents of the woman, who said Sondrol allegedly arrived at their house that night holding a shotgun. The woman’s mother said Sondrol allegedly threatened that he would “have to use the shotgun” if her son-in- law came back to his house.
Sondrol allegedly did not point the gun at the woman or make any direct threats to her, but the woman told law enforcement that she felt frightened and intimidated by his actions.
Deputies next arrived at Sondrol’s house, where they interviewed Sondrol, who allegedly admitted to bringing the shotgun to the residence.
WILLMAR - Dylan Lee Malvin, 21, of Willmar, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of domestic assault stemming from a March 28 incident in Willmar.
A hearing has been scheduled for Aug. 24 and a jury trial scheduled for Aug. 25.
According to the criminal complaint on the charge, the incident was reported to a Willmar police officer March 28. A woman allegedly told law enforcement that Malvin suffocated her after an argument and kept her phone from her when she tried to call police.
WILLMAR - Heidi Halvorson Rivers, 41, of Willmar pleaded not guilty to a felony third-degree drug charge Tuesday.
A hearing has been scheduled for Nov. 16 and a jury trial scheduled for Nov. 17.
According to the criminal complaint on the charge, Rivers allegedly sold $90 of Oxycodone pills to a confidential informant. The transaction reportedly occurred March 6 in a parking lot of a Willmar business.
WILLMAR - Justin Ross Taube, 31, of Willmar pleaded guilty to a charge of felony third-degree burglary Tuesday for allegedly breaking into a garage and stealing items in July 2014 at a Willmar residence.
Sentencing has been scheduled for Aug. 17.
According to the criminal complaint on the charge, a Willmar police sergeant was dispatched July 15, 2014, to a residence in the 200 block of High Avenue Northeast on report of a burglary. The sergeant spoke with a woman at the residence, who allegedly said she noticed that someone had been in her vehicle when she left for work that morning. She also noticed that her sunglasses valued at $100 were missing from the vehicle. The woman also noticed that the drawers of a toolbox in the garage were open and tools were missing.
The woman’s husband allegedly found one of the garage doors open that morning and smelt tobacco smoke in the garage. He also noticed that someone rummaged through his vehicle.
The tools and other items stolen from the garage were valued at $365, according to the criminal complaint.
The woman allegedly found a smoked cigarette on her garage floor. She told law enforcement that neither her nor her husband smoked cigarettes, and the cigarette likely was left by the person who committed the burglary.
The sergeant secured the cigarette as evidence and sent it to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for DNA analysis. The DNA on the cigarette allegedly matched Taube’s profile.
WILLMAR - A 37-year-old Willmar man faces criminal damage to property charges for allegedly causing a traffic collision that damaged a woman’s vehicle.
Oscar Amilcar Hernandez, 37, of Willmar made his first appearance Tuesday on two felony counts of first-degree criminal damage to property and misdemeanor charges of damage to property and domestic assault. According to court files, he was given the option Tuesday of being released on his own recognizance or posting $20,000 bail without conditions.
According to the criminal complaint on the charges, Willmar police officers were dispatched around 3 a.m. Saturday to a crash at the intersection of Trott Avenue Southwest and 16th Street. Officers spoke with a woman and man at the scene of the accident who allegedly said Hernandez hit their vehicle on purpose while they were inside. They said Hernandez fled the scene.
They allegedly reported that Hernandez lives with the woman. The pair said Hernandez allegedly grabbed the woman’s arms and hands and threw her onto a bed during a verbal argument earlier that day, and then allegedly followed the woman in an attempt to prevent her from leaving the residence. Hernandez also allegedly took the woman’s cell phone.
The woman eventually left the residence and later returned to the area. Hernandez then allegedly grabbed the woman’s hair as the woman tried to leave, and allegedly hit and punched the woman on her leg, arm and head.
The woman allegedly called her brother for a ride so she could leave.
Hernandez allegedly rear-ended the man’s vehicle near the intersection of Litchfield Avenue and 10th Street a second time Trott Avenue and 16th Street.
A Willmar police sergeant reportedly located Hernandez’s vehicle later that day. It reportedly was parked at a Willmar residence and had right front damage.
Hernandez reportedly turned himself into law enforcement later that day and spoke with a Willmar police officer.
He allegedly denied assaulting the woman. Hernandez allegedly claimed that he was assaulted by the woman’s brother, became angry and followed the pair in their vehicle. He allegedly admitted to hitting the man’s vehicle on purpose.
WILLMAR - Two Willmar men made their first court appearances Tuesday on felony charges of terroristic threats stemming from an incident reported Saturday in Willmar.
Shawn Michael Guptill, 19, and Nathan Robert Guptill, 28, will each make their next court appearances Aug. 10. Bail was set for each of the defendants at $500 with conditions or $20,000 without conditions.
According to the criminal complaint on the charges, a man told law enforcement that he was allegedly sitting outside at a bonfire at his house when he saw multiple people enter his yard with baseball bats.
He allegedly recognized two of the people as Shawn and Nathan Guptill. One of the people allegedly yelled “you’re gonna die,” according to the criminal complaint.