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Records published March 19, 2019

This is the records summary for March 19. Suspect arrested after motor vehicle chase WILLMAR -- Willmar police officers took a 26-year-old man into custody after he allegedly fled in a motor vehicle around 2:50 a.m. Saturday. Edgar Montoya, of Re...

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This is the records summary for March 19.

Suspect arrested after motor vehicle chase

WILLMAR - Willmar police officers took a 26-year-old man into custody after he allegedly fled in a motor vehicle around 2:50 a.m. Saturday.

Edgar Montoya, of Renville, is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail and faces charges of fleeing a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, reckless driving, driving after revocation and child endangerment.

According to a news release from the Willmar Police Department, an officer spotted a 2009 Dodge Journey in Willmar that had been reported stolen from Renville County.

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Officers attempted to stop the vehicle in the area of Second Street and Trott Avenue Southeast. The suspect, identified as Montoya, failed to stop and fled police.

He eventually drove into a snowbank on the 900 block of Minnesota Avenue Southeast. Montoya backed his vehicle into a Willmar police squad car, causing minor damage.

There were two young children inside of his vehicle. They were not harmed.

Montoya was subsequently arrested and transported to the Kandiyohi County Jail. A Willmar police officer suffered minor injuries, according to the new release.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office assisted.

Counterfeit bills

WILLMAR - Counterfeit $20 bills with the same serial number were turned over Monday to Willmar police by a business on the 1000 block of 19th Avenue Southwest which reported receiving them last week. A Willmar man also reported finding four counterfeit $100 bills at residence on the 1200 block of 13th Street Southwest on Sunday.

Man banned from bank

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WILLMAR - A no trespassing order was issued on Monday to a man accused of going into a bank on the 500 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast on occasions and pointing a gun finger at employees there and making a "pop, pop" sound.

Laundry truck loses bins

WILLMAR - Four bins holding material fell from a laundry truck around 7 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Becker Avenue and Second Street Southwest in Willmar, it was reported to police.

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