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Records published June 22

The following is the records summary for June 22.Motorcyclists hurt GRANITE FALLS -- A motorcycle driver and passenger were hurt when they slid into a ditch along U.S. Highway 212 near Renville County Road 37 around 8:19 p.m. Saturday, according ...

The following is the records summary for June 22.
Motorcyclists hurt
GRANITE FALLS - A motorcycle driver and passenger were hurt when they slid into a ditch along U.S. Highway 212 near Renville County Road 37 around 8:19 p.m. Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Lucas Samsa, 31, of Bemidji, was driving a 2007 Harley-Davidson eastbound on Highway 212 when a vehicle in front of him appeared to be making a right turn, but instead turned left. Samsa applied his brakes and attempted to go around the vehicle and slid into the ditch.
He and passenger Jessica Glista, 32, of Bemidji, suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. The Granite Falls Ambulance assisted at the scene.
Bicyclist struck
WILLMAR - A pedal bicyclist was knocked to the ground at the intersection of Kandiyohi Avenue and Third Street Southwest in Willmar at 11:02 a.m. Saturday.
The bicyclist told police that a vehicle entered the intersection as he was pedaling through. He attempted to evade the vehicle but the rear of the vehicle struck the bicycle and knocked him down. The vehicle was described as red with a white bumper sticker and the driver as a white male with a tattoo on his bicep.
Fights
WILLMAR - Willmar police officers issued disorderly conduct citations to four women involved in an altercation in a parking lot on the 1300 block of First Street South at 2:28 p.m. Friday.
WILLMAR - A 40-year-old woman was arrested for assault and disorderly conduct after Willmar police responded to a report of a large fight at the Super America store on South First Street at 1:39 a.m. Saturday.
WILLMAR - Willmar police responded to reports from citizens of a fight involving two parties of individuals along Minnesota Avenue at the intersection with 18th Street Southwest at 7:36 p.m. Saturday. One of the parties had left the area and the remaining party told police there had been a verbal fight.  
WILLMAR - Police responded to a report by a mother that two suspects had swung bats at her two young girls when they went to a restaurant on the 1300 block of First Street South at 2:49 p.m. Friday.
SPICER - Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s officers charged an adult male with fifth-degree assault after responding to a fight involving six suspects in the parking lot at County Park 4 on Lake Avenue South, Spicer, at 2:06 a.m. Sunday.
Doors damaged
WILLMAR - Willmar residents reported three separate instances in which doors on their homes were vandalized in what may have been attempted break-ins.
A resident on the 1100 block of Fifth Street Southwest reported a damaged door on Saturday morning. Another resident on the 900 block of Second Street Southwest also discovered a damaged door on Saturday; it appeared to have been purposely opened too wide, resulting in damage to it. A third resident on the 500 block of Kandiyohi Avenue discovered that someone had chiseled out a small chunk of wood out of the door above the deadbolt.
Business, vehicle egged
WILLMAR - A business property and the owner’s vehicle were egged on the 1200 block of Business Highway 71 North on Friday.
Suspicious activity
WILLMAR - Police officers responded to two reports of suspicious activity involving unknown parties dressed in black clothing.
In the first, individuals wearing black were reported to have gone through two parked vehicles on the 400 block of 24th Street Southeast around 2 a.m. Friday. The two suspects fled to a nearby golf course but police were unable to locate them.
In the second, a resident on the 1200 block of Olena Avenue Southeast told police that people dressed in black had been tapping on his window at 3:16 a.m. Friday and telling him he should join ISIS.
Burglary
SPICER - A 50-inch television was taken from a cabin on the 7300 block of 153rd Avenue Northeast, Spicer, it was reported Friday.
Damage to building
KANDIYOHI - The owner of a building on the 100 block of Fourth Street North, Kandiyohi, reported that about $500 to $1,000 worth of damage was inflicted on his building. It appeared to have been hit by a vehicle, according to a report made Friday.

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