Records published Sept. 28, 2020

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Two escape with minor injuries in rollover

WILLMAR — A driver and passenger suffered what were described as minor injuries when their vehicle entered the road ditch and rolled multiple times near the intersection of 135th Street SE and 171 st Avenue Southeast in East Lake Lillian Township of Kandiyohi County around 3:46 p.m. on Friday, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

Hayba Resid Aydid, 32, and passenger, TahirMusa Hussien, 43, both of Willmar, were traveling north on 135th Street Southeast in a 2014 Subaru Outback when the vehicle entered the ditch and rolled.

Both occupants were transported to Carris Hospital in Willmar.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Lake Lillian Ambulance Service and Fire Department.

Monte Police administer opiate detox

MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo police officers administered the opiate antidote Narcan to a female who had overdosed on fentanyl.


According to the Montevideo Police Department, officers responded to a call at 6:20 p.m. on Friday of a female who was overdosing. The responding officers administered the antidote and the woman started to respond. EMS arrived and transported the individual to CCM Health.

Trails cut without owner’s permission on CRP land

SPICER — What were described as “hundreds of yards” worth of trails were cut on Conservation Reserve Program land without the owner’s permission or knowledge. The owner reported to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office on Saturday that he discovered the trails on the land on the 14000 block of County Road 5 Northwest near Spicer. It appeared someone had used a brush hog to cut the trails.

Black bear reported in area

WILLMAR — Callers reported spotting a black bear in an area near Eagle Lake and northeast of Willmar and southeast of Spicer. One caller reported seeing the bear shortly after noon on Sunday going in and out of a corn field near the intersection of Kandiyohi County Road 8 and 60th Avenue Northeast.

There have been previous sightings of what is believed to be the same bear in an area from near Paynesville to Spicer as well. Conservation Officer Shane Vernier with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said there have been some reports of damage to commercial beehives by the bear.

He reminds rural residents in the area not to leave food where it could attract the bear or other animals. He said it is not unusual for the occasional bear to be seen in the area. They are usually in search of food before hibernation and tend to remain on the move.

Wildlife Manager Cory Netland with the DNR in New London said he’s received occasional reports about the bear dating to May 25. He believes the bear is a young one and also urges people to be careful about not leaving food items out.


NEW LONDON — Multiple items were reported stolen from a storage unit on the 300 block of Redwood Street Southwest in New London on Saturday. Over $5,500 worth of goods were reported taken and locks were missing on multiple units, according to the report.

ATWATER — A duck boat and canoe were reported stolen from a location on County Road 4 Northeast and U.S. Highway 12 Northeast, Atwater, on Friday afternoon.


ATWATER — A drone and a paintball gun were reported stolen by an Atwater resident early Saturday.

Stolen bicycles recovered

WILLMAR — A person who saw photos of bicycles stolen four years ago reported their location to the Willmar Police Department, and the bicycles were recovered.

Vehicle strikes house

WILLMAR — Residents of a house on the 3300 block of Eagle Ridge Drive East, Willmar, reported a vehicle left the road and struck the house before driving away around 2 a.m. on Saturday.


NEW LONDON — A mailbox was busted and political signs stolen from a property on the 17000 block of 72nd Street Northeast, New London, it was reported Saturday morning.

One hurt in Redwood County accident

REDWOOD FALLS — A 29-year-old woman was transported to the Redwood Falls Hospital for non-life threatening injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of state Highway 68 and Terrace Avenue, Morgan Township, Redwood County, at 6:52 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Amanda Ruth Marie Andrews, 29, of New Ulm, was injured. She was driving a 2011 Subaru Forester and was westbound on Highway 68 at the time of the accident. Jacob Thomas Gatzlaff, 27, of Sleepy Eye, was driving a 2014 GMC Sierra north bound on Terrace Avenue when the vehicles collided in the intersection, according to the State Patrol. He was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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