Records published May 7, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 31-year-old man turned himself in on a felony drug warrant Wednesday night at the Law Enforcement Center in Willmar.


WILLMAR — A package was reported stolen Wednesday afternoon on the 400 block of 15th Avenue Southwest.

Central Community Transit bus driver facing charges for allegedly touching juvenile during route

WILLMAR — A Central Community Transit bus driver is facing criminal charges after allegedly touching an 11-year-old girl on his bus during one of his routes, according to court documents.

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Suspect arrested in killing of Moorhead taxi driver

MOORHEAD — A suspect has been arrested in the Wednesday, May 5, shooting death of a 24-year-old taxi driver in south Moorhead, Minn.

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Truck driver dies of self-inflicted gunshot wounds following traffic stop in Rochester

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A truck driver died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds Wednesday, May 5, after being stopped by the Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle unit for a vehicle inspection earlier that morning, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced.

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