Records published Nov. 30, 2020
Man injured in farm accident
COLFAX TOWNSHIP — A 45-year-old New London man was airlifted to medical care after his hand was caught in a corn picker Friday afternoon.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reported Saturday that the man was injured at a location near the intersection of County Road 1 Northwest and Colfax Road around 3:39 p.m. Friday. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries, but the extent of his injuries are not known at this time.
He was airlifted by Life Link III.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, Sunburg Ambulance and Fire, Brooten Fire and Lakes Area Rural Responders assisted at the scene, reported Corporal Ted Argabright with the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office
WILLMAR — Residents were reported to have been yelling, screaming and causing a scene at 2:40 p.m. Saturday at the end of a roadway on the 1200 block of Olena Avenue Southeast. The suspects left before police could talk to them.
Van stalls, drives off road
WILLMAR — A 31-year-old man was arrested for driving while impaired after a motorist reported at about noon Saturday that a van was stalled in the lane of traffic and the driver was apparently asleep at the intersection of Kandiyohi County 5 Southwest and state Highway 23. The caller stated the van started to roll into the ditch, and the driver woke up and started to drive away. Officers subsequently located the vehicle and arrested the driver.
SPICER — Parents were notified of options after a 17-year-old was reported to have assaulted a 12-year-old in Spicer on Friday.
WILLMAR — A 31 year-old man was arrested fat 7 a.m. Sunday for an assault reported on the 300 block of Monongalia Avenue Southwest in Willmar.
WILLMAR — A resident on Saturday afternoon reported giving $250 to an individual to purchase a new truck battery and alleged the individual did not do so.
WILLMAR — A sprinkler head was broken off at 10:05 p.m. Saturday at the Law Enforcement Center, 2201 23rd St. N.E., Willmar.