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Victim Hospitalized, Supect Arrested Following Knife Assault In St. James

A suspect is behind bars and a victim was hospitalized following an assault with a knife in St. James early Tuesday morning. St. James police and Watonwan County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call at 3:45 a.m. Responding officers found a victim with a knife wound to the neck, according to a press release. The suspect had fled the scene before police arrived, but was ultimately identified as German Alexis Funez Canelas, 29. Canelas is being held on charges of 2nd-degree assault, domestic assault, and interfering with a 911 call.
SAINT JAMES, MN
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Four injured in Watonwan County rollover Monday morning

Four people were injured when a pickup overturned in Watonwan County Monday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 6:47 a.m. on Aug. 1, Tokala Timothy Decory, age 17, of Mounds View, was driving a 2013 Dodge pickup eastbound on Highway 60. Near the intersection with 620th Ave., the pickup went off the road and rolled onto its side.
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Charges: Hungry thief burglarized St. James apartment complex

A Butterfield man is accused of burglarizing a St. James apartment complex and stealing food. Lorenzo Valladolid, 52, of Butterfield, was charged Wednesday with two counts of felony 1st-degree burglary and misdemeanor theft in Watonwan County Court. A criminal complaint says a St. James police officer was in his squad...
SAINT JAMES, MN
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Sniff, Maya, sniff. Good dog.

It’s a good dog that can sniff out the bad stuff. That’s exactly what Watonwan County Sheriff K9 Maya recently did. Maya was called to assist the Minnesota State Patrol Saturday with a vehicle sniff during a traffic stop. And sniff she did. The K9’s search turned up...
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National Wins Sub-State 2 Title

Starting tomorrow, we can expect temperatures to cool off significantly, bringing us back into the 70s and 80s. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says the body of an 8-year-old girl who went missing on the Minnesota River in Mankato Thursday has been recovered. Watonwan county seeks public’s help...
MANKATO, MN
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Emily's evening forcast

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says the body of an 8-year-old girl who went missing on the Minnesota River in Mankato Thursday has been recovered. Watonwan county seeks public’s help in locating suspect. Updated: Jul. 22, 2022 at 11:58 AM CDT. Those with any information on the...
MANKATO, MN
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UPDATE: 8 year old girl’s body recovered from Minnesota River

FULL VIDEO: Authorities provided update on the recovery of 8-year-old girl from Minnesota River. FULL VIDEO: Authorities provided update on the recovery of 8-year-old girl from Minnesota River. Updated: 5 hours ago. Those with any information on the suspect are urged to call the Watonwan county sheriff’s office at (507)...
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Watonwan Co Sheriff Seeking Motorcycle Pursuit Suspect

The Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the suspect in an overnight motorcycle pursuit. According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy encountered a motorcycle traveling at high speeds in the area of 300th St and 740th Ave, between La Salle and St. James at 1:30 a.m. Police describe the driver as a white man with blonde hair wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt. When the deputy tried to catch up, the motorcycle picked up speed fled. The motorcycle did not have a license plate.
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Watonwan county seeks public’s help in locating suspect

BUTTERFIELD, Minn. (KEYC) - Watonwan county sheriff’s department is asking for help in finding a suspect that fled on foot last night. While patrolling in the early morning, deputies witnessed a motorcycle travelling at high speed. Upon attempting to catch up, the deputy noticed it lacked a license plate....
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WATONWAN COUNTY AUTHORITIES SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT AFTER MOTORCYCLE PURSUIT

The Watonwan County Sheriff’s is looking for a suspect in an overnight motorcycle pursuit. Authorities say a deputy saw a motorcycle travelling at a high speed between La Salle and St. James around 1:30 am. The motorcycle picked up speed and began to flee when the deputy attempted to catch up to the bike. The pursuit went to Butterfield when the rider turned east onto the railroad tracks. The pursuit was terminated due to safety concerns. Authorities say the motorcycle was discovered by the deputy abandoned with its lights on in a wooded area near the tracks. A perimeter was established and a K9 team was called in to track the driver but efforts were unsuccessful. The motorcycle driver was described as a white man with blonde hair wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt. If anyone has any information, you should call the Watonwan County Sheriff’s Office at 507-375-3121.
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