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Records published Nov. 28

This is the records summary for Nov. 28. Fire destroys two sheds DARWIN -- Firefighters with the Dassel and Lichfield Departments along with the Meeker County Sheriff's Office responded at 5:24 p.m. Thursday to a fire that destroyed two sheds on ...

This is the records summary for Nov. 28.

Fire destroys two sheds

DARWIN - Firefighters with the Dassel and Lichfield Departments along with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office responded at 5:24 p.m. Thursday to a fire that destroyed two sheds on the 1200 block of West Currant Street, Darwin.
The owner of the buildings, Jessie Finstrom, reported the fires, according to information from the Sheriff’s Office.
Both buildings were destroyed, but they did not hold items of value.
The owner reported that the sheds were used to house his cats.
It’s not known if any cats were lost in the fire.
There were cat doors on the shed.
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause, but reported that it appears that embers from a wood stove landed on cardboard and caused the blaze.
The value of the buildings was not known.

Armed robber strikes Montevideo Casey’s

MONTEVIDEO - A masked robber brandishing a black handgun held up the Casey’s on South First Street at 3:18 a.m. Friday in Montevideo.
The robber escaped on foot with a large quantity of cash, the Montevideo Police report. The suspect is a white male, believed to be 6 feet in height.
A video posted on the Montevideo Police Department’s Facebook page shows the robber holding the handgun while motioning with his right arm for the clerk to open the cash register. She hands cash from each of the drawer slots to the robber, who then orders that she open the store safe and remove its contents. The clerk hands over deposit envelopes and the robber exits the store.
The Montevideo Police Department urges anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect to call the department at 320-269-8808. A reward is being offered for information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrator.

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Burglary

WILLMAR - A cash register was stolen in a burglary reported Friday morning in downtown Willmar. A burglar or burglars broke open a door to enter the business on the 300 block of Fourth Street Southwest, the business owner told police.

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