Records published Oct. 8, 2020

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Train crash

RAYMOND — The driver of a loaded semitractor and trailer hauling sugar beets was uninjured Tuesday morning when a BNSF Railway train collided with the trailer.

According to Chippewa County Sheriff Derek Olson, the accident occurred at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday at a rail crossing on the Chippewa County-Kandiyohi County line just north of Minnesota Highway 23.

The driver was identified as Elias Paul Schlotte, 32, of Montgomery, Texas. According to the news release from Olson, the driver was wearing a seat belt.

According to a Chippewa County sheriff's deputy at the scene outside of Raymond, the train apparently hit the trailer of the semi and separated it from the semi.

The intersection where the accident happened has a stop sign and railroad crossing signs.


The incident is under investigation by the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office. The Minnesota State Patrol assisted at the scene.

Warrant arrest

WILLMAR — A 30-year-old man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday morning on the 1000 block of Third Street Southwest.

Domestic incidents

WILLMAR — A physical domestic call Wednesday morning required multiple officers to respond to a residence on the 800 block of Litchfield Avenue Southwest.

HAWICK — Law enforcement responded to a domestic call Tuesday evening on the 23000 block of state Highway 23 Northeast.

Stolen vehicle recovered

PENNOCK — Kandiyohi County deputies recovered a stolen vehicle from St. Cloud around 5 p.m. Tuesday on the 300 block of Atlantic Avenue Northeast.

Vehicle gone through

WILLMAR — A vehicle was reportedly gone through during the night sometime Tuesday at a residence on the 800 block of 19th Street Southeast.

According to the report, the door was left open and stuff was disheveled in the vehicle.


WILLMAR — A caller reported tools had been taken from an unlocked car Tuesday afternoon on the 400 block of 30th Street Northwest.

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