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June 28, 2013
String of daytime burglaries hits Wadena
A series of daytime residential burglaries over the past month in Wadena and the surrounding area has netted thousands of dollars in cash and valuables, authorities said Tuesday as they pursued several leads in the cases. Sergeant Naomi Plautz of the Wadena Police Department said...
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June 28, 2013 - 10:30am
April 5, 2013
Drug raid leads to arrest
Search of a Motley home March 25 lead to the arrest of Donnel Mary Kist, 46, for probable cause possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and restricted individual possessing a firearm. Agents of the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force along with members...
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April 5, 2013 - 10:59am
March 25 A man received a call from the mother of his daughter and reported an altercation took place between his daughter and her step-father. The man alleged the girl was thrown out on the floor four times but was not injured. The daughter was ultimately kicked out of the house....
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April 5, 2013 - 10:14am
March 25, 2013
One arrested in drug store break-in
One man was arrested Monday morning after allegedly breaking into a Clarissa drug store. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an intrusion alarm at Clarissa Drug at around 6:09 a.m., according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office. The release also said the...
March 25, 2013 - 12:20pm
March 21, 2013
Wadena County Wanted
Alan Wayne Habedank, 36, Pelican Rapids, warrant: contempt of court. Christopher Allen Hendrickson, 25, Hewitt, warrant: third-degree burglary. Cody James McBeth, 20, Menahga, first-degree burglary. Angela Christine Burnside-Stewart, 31, Ponsford, Minn., warrant: theft.
March 21, 2013 - 6:03pm
Timothy Jacob Neiminen, 34, Wadena, DWI, local confinement (90 days, stayed 89 days for two years. Credit for time served: one day), adult probation (two years), fees $565. Nathanial Louis Spector, 22, Arden Hills, Minn., third-degree assault, local confinement (60 days, credit for...
March 21, 2013 - 6:00pm
March 12 • Wadena authorities were notified of a trailer and boat that were stripped and abandoned. • A woman reported receiving numerous text messages and threats from a man she has been acquainted with for four years. The complainant said she deleted 30 text messages from...
March 21, 2013 - 5:58pm
March 15, 2013
Richville man sentenced for meth
Glenn Scott Kassahn, 46, of Richville, was sentenced March 4 in Otter Tail County District Court following drug charges. He was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail and ordered to pay fines of $1,160. In October 2011, agents of the West Central Drug Task Force stopped Kassahn in...
March 15, 2013 - 1:15pm
Sebeka man sentenced for meth
Brandon James Hansen, 27, who last year was found with methamphetamine at Little Pine Lake near Perham, was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court earlier this month. The Sebeka resident will serve 180 days in the county jail, with two days credited for time already served....
March 15, 2013 - 1:11pm
March 8, 2013
Jarrett Damon Sanderson, 38, Sebeka, vehicle registration, fees $120. Jaclyn Renee Clawson, 32, Deer Creek, proof of insurance, fees $290. Amanda Marie Lang, 22, Wadena, driving after revocation, proof of insurance, fees $490. Travis Doug Zuidema, 33, Danube, Minn., driving after...
March 8, 2013 - 11:59am
Louis Michael Iacona Jr., 57, Glencoe, Minn., 55/45, fees $130. Mark John Koivisto, 23, Cokato, Minn., 50/40, fees $130.
March 8, 2013 - 11:59am
March 7, 2013
26 charges in Perham horse neglect case
Bruce and Allison Breun of Frazee appeared in Otter Tail County District Court on Monday to face 26 separate charges related to the abuse and neglect of 11 horses rescued from a farm north of Perham in November. The two individuals will each be assigned to court-appointed attorneys...
March 7, 2013 - 3:28pm