Records published May 19, 2021

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Property damage

WILLMAR — Willmar police received a report of a tire slashed on a vehicle in the 100 block of Willmar Avenue Southwest. The damage was reported Monday evening.


WILLMAR — A wallet was reported stolen from the glovebox of a vehicle in the 800 block of Second Street Southeast. The theft report was received Monday evening.


WILLMAR — a 39-year-old man was was arrested Tuesday morning in the 800 block of Seventh Street Southwest on suspicion of disorderly conduct and obstruction while interview of a witness.

WILLMAR — A 37-year-old woman was arrested on a warrant Monday evening in the lobby of the Kandiyohi County Law Enforcement Center.


Planned K-9 training at Lakeview Apartments in Willmar put on hold while city reviews concerns from ACLU

WILLMAR — Planned police K-9 training at Lakeview Apartments in Willmar has been put on hold while city officials review concerns from the ACLU of Minnesota, according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt.

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Brooklyn Center passes sweeping police reform package

BROOKLYN CENTER — The Brooklyn Center City Council voted 4-1 Saturday, May 15, to pass a package of sweeping reforms to its public safety system — what the city's mayor called "a new north star" for policing — one month after an officer fatally shot an unarmed man during a traffic stop.

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Man facing charges after fatal Rochester crash

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A 48-year-old Rochester man died of injuries he suffered late Saturday night, May 15, when he was hit by a truck.

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