Local News

On Saturday, August 1, 2020 at approximately 6:14 pm, the Willmar Police Department took a report of a motor vehicle theft from Walmart. The vehicle was located by the Kandiyohi County Sheriffs Office shortly after it had been stolen as the vehicle was leaving the city of Willmar on County Road 23 eastbound.

The vehicle fled during an attempt to perform a traffic stop. The vehicle traveled approximately 3 miles before the Sheriff’s Office was able to perform a pursuit intervention technique, ending the incident. A 28 year old female from Kandiyohi was taken into custody and is currently being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Willmar Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident is currently under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and the Willmar Police Department.