Records published May 12, 2020
Drivers injured in rear-end crash
ROSEVILLE TOWNSHIP — Both drivers suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a rear-end crash around 1:22 p.m. Monday at the intersection of state Highway 4 and 227th Avenue Northeast east of Regal, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
According to the report, Theresa Marie Herding, 60, of Paynesville, was northbound on Highway 4 in a 2011 Ford Edge. The vehicle began to brake to turn left into a Roseville Township driveway and was rear-ended by a 1998 Dodge Durango driven by Amber Marie Loch, 17, also of Paynesville.
Both Lock and Herding were wearing their seat belts. They both were transported to the hospital in Paynesville with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol is not considered to be a factor, and roads were dry at the time, according to the State Patrol.
The Paynesville Police Department assisted at the scene.
WILLMAR — A man was warned to leave a property around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Fourth Street Southwest.
According to the report, the man was previously evicted from the building and had been standing outside.
After being told he could face a trespassing citation if he returned, the man agreed to not go into the building.
Lottery tickets stolen
WILLMAR — Lottery tickets were reported shoplifted around 1:50 p.m. Monday on the 1600 block of Highway 12 East.
Juvenile held for reckless driving
WILLMAR — Willmar police officers responded to an incident of reckless driving of a ATV around 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the corner of Campbell Avenue and 10th Street Northwest.
According to the report, the juvenile was driving with no helmet and was held by law enforcement until their parents could come take custody of them and the all-terrain vehicle.
WILLMAR — Law enforcement responded to a domestic call around 12:12 p.m. Monday on the 1500 block of 15th Street Southeast. According to the report, a male party punched a woman in the face.
WILLMAR — A minor physical domestic incident was reported around 6:20 p.m. Sunday on the 500 block of Eighth Street Southwest. According to the report, the parties were separated.
WILLMAR — Law enforcement responded to a domestic report around 12:35 p.m. Monday on the 1600 block of 17th Avenue Northwest. According to the report, someone reported their daughter was being threatened by the daughter’s boyfriend.
WILLMAR — Multiple officers responded to a domestic report around 2:30 p.m. Monday on the 1200 block of Business 71 North. According to a report, the person was acting weird, was verbally aggressive and punching walls.
Drugs were mentioned in the report but it is not clear what factor they played in the incident.
WILLMAR — Law enforcement responded to a domestic report around 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Seventh Street Northwest. According to the report, the parties were separated and advised of their options.
Kimball group home safely evacuated in fire
KIMBALL — Residents of a group home for disabled young adults escaped a small fire around noon Saturday near Kimball, according to a Stearns County Sheriff’s Office news release.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the owner of the Loesch Supportive Living Services group home on the 9500 block of Echo Road received a call from a worker stating there was smoke inside the residence, but no flames were seen.
All residents were safely evacuated from the residence by the group home workers. According to the Sheriff's Office, the owners of the group home had emergency plans in place to make sure the residents were safely taken care of during this time.
The fire was located in the floor cavity of the main floor. A fire extinguisher was used to put out the flames. The Kimball Fire Department arrived at the home in Maine Prairie Township and continued to address the fire.
The cause of the fire is believed to be electrical and a small portion of the residence sustained damage.
No injuries were reported by any residents or workers.
Mayo Ambulance assisted with the incident.