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2 Charged In Northern MN Burglary, Using Stolen Credit Cards

Two people are accused of burglarizing a northern Minnesota residence and attempting to use stolen credit cards at a retailer in the area, according to charges filed this week in Douglas County Court.

07/26/2014

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Police: Verizon Burglars Cut Hole In Wall, Climbed Through Ceiling Tiles

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.

07/15/2014

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Avon Police Seek Suspects In Elementary School Burglary

Authorities in central Minnesota are looking for a pair of suspects after an elementary school was burglarized early Saturday morning. Police said the incident happened at Avon Elementary School in the City of Avon, just northwest of St. Cloud.

07/08/2014

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Man Sentenced To Life In Brutal Stabbing Death Of Grandmother

An 18-year-old Willmar man has been sentenced for his involvement in the murder and robbery plot of his grandmother. On Wednesday morning, Robert Inocencio Warwick pleaded guilty to first-degree murder while committing a felony and was sentenced to life in prison. Another charge, first-degree premeditated murder, was dismissed.

07/02/2014

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Police: Burglar On Kayak Tries To Flee Officers In Austin

Police had an unusual pursuit in Austin when a burglary suspect tried to flee down the Cedar River in kayak Sunday afternoon. Police say the incident began at around 5 p.m. at the Old Mill Restaurant, which hadn’t opened yet. An employee heard someone in the building and saw two men leaving out the back door.

07/01/2014

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2 Questioned In Dodge County Burglary

Two people are in custody following a burglary Saturday morning in the southeast part of Dodge County. According to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, authorities responded to a call around 9:10 a.m. of a burglary taking place at 710 Street in southeast Dodge County. The owner told police upon their arrival home they spotted a vehicle in the yard.

06/07/2014

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Mpls. Theater, Police Seek Help Finding Burglar

A local theater is seeking the public’s help in finding a man who broke into their offices and stole computers and equipment. On May 31, a man broke into the Southern Theater at 1420 Washington Avenue in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

06/06/2014

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Cops Searching For Suspect Following Home Invasion

Two suspects are in custody and authorities are looking for a third after responding to a home invasion call Thursday night in the northeast metro.

06/05/2014

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Washington County Attorney Reflects On Byron Smith Case

Washington County Attorney Pete Orput is sharing his thoughts on the case against Byron Smith, the Little Falls man found guilty of murdering two teenagers who had broken into his home. “This was a preplanned, well thought out, way to murder a couple of kids whom he was angry at because he had a few things stolen out of his house and garage,” Orput said.

05/17/2014

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Wright Co. Woman’s Home Burglarized During Husband’s Funeral

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s home was burglarized during her husband’s funeral Wednesday afternoon.

04/17/2014

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Jury Selection Monday For Little Falls Man Who Shot, Killed 2 Teens

The trial is getting underway this week for a Little Falls man who said he killed two teenagers in self-defense. It was Thanksgiving Day 2012 when Byron Smith said he shot Nick Brady, 17, and Haile Kifer, 18, several times after they broke into his home.

04/14/2014

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2 Burglars Arrested After Pocket-Dialing Police At Scene

Two men have been charged with third-degree burglary after they inadvertently alerted police to the scene of the crime when one of their phones pocket-dialed 911.

04/08/2014

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St. Paul Police Need Help Identifying Serial Burglar

St. Paul Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man responsible for several burglaries. Police released still images from surveillance footage on Thursday of a man they believe to be the suspect in at least four burglaries in the downtown area. Anyone with information is asked to call St. Paul Police’s burglary unit at 651-266-5737.

04/03/2014

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Charges: Drunk Man Steals Cheese From Ex’s Fridge

A Forest Lake, Minn. man has been charged with three criminal counts after he allegedly broke into his ex-wife’s house and stole cheese from her refrigerator. The criminal complaint says police in Lino Lakes responded to a call very early the morning of March 28.

04/02/2014

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Fired Gov’t Worker Charged With Accessing Info On 800 Day Care Providers

A human services worker, fired for identity theft, has been charged with burglary and theft after returning to her former workplace, stealing office equipment and accessing the private information of almost 800 daycare providers, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s office. On the evening of July 9, 2013, 53-year-old Jan Michelle Gray gained access to the fourth floor of the Anoka County Human Services Building in Blaine by telling a custodian that she forgot her badge, according to a criminal complaint.

03/27/2014

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Sheriff: Money Stolen From Church Fundraiser In Bemidji

Authorities in northern Minnesota are looking for suspects in a burglary last month after an empty money bag was turned into a Bemidji bank. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office said the burglary happened at a residence in northern Hubbard County, likely between Feb. 9-13.

03/13/2014

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Police: Alexandria Murder-Suicide Couple Burglarized Vet Clinic

Alexandria Police have linked the burglary of an animal hospital in late February to a couple involved in a murder-suicide. According to Chief Richard Wyffels, evidence suggests 24-year-old Devin Blowers and 29-year-old Katie Christopherson were responsible for the theft of veterinary medications from the Douglas County Animal Hospital on the morning of Feb. 25.

03/07/2014

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Meth Found On Man After Arrest For Attempted Burglary

A man was arrested Sunday night after an attempted burglary in Brook Park, Minn. according to authorities. Police said a witness reported a man exiting a home at 6:43 p.m. Sunday on the 1000 block of Cross Park Road carrying several bags.

02/25/2014

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Douglas Co. Animal Hospital Broken Into, Meds Taken

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating after the Douglas County Animal Hospital was broken into Tuesday morning.

02/25/2014

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Father Charged With Kidnapping After Child Abduction

A 33-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping and first-degree burglary after police say he forcefully abducted his 2-year-old son and assaulted the boy’s mother in the process.

02/18/2014

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2 Arrested In St. Cloud Burglary, Assault

Two people have been arrested after a man was robbed and assaulted in his home in St. Cloud on Saturday, according to authorities.

02/16/2014

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Police: Suspect Sought In Big Lake Restaurant Burglary

Authorities are looking for a suspect after a man burglarized the China Buffet restaurant in Big Lake this week. Police said the incident happened at about 1 a.m. Thursday on the 600 block of Rose Drive in Big Lake.

01/31/2014

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Shots Fired, Squad Car Damaged In St. Paul Chase

Woodbury Police pursued a burglary suspect through St. Paul late Wednesday afternoon, with the chase ending in a car crash. The pursuit started at 4:15 p.m. in St. Paul, when the suspect in a Woodbury burglary case fled from officers in a vehicle, according to police. Officers followed the suspect, who eventually struck a squad car near East Ames Place and White Bear Avenue.

01/22/2014

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Woman Faces 18 Felony Counts In Church Burglaries

A Grand Rapids, Minn. woman faces 18 felony counts for allegedly burglarizing a series of churches and a cabin over the span of six months last year. According to the criminal complaint filed in Itasca County, 28-year-old Erin Lee Autio’s string of crimes stretched from June 10, 2013 through Christmas Day of last year.

01/17/2014

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3 Suspects Arrested In Beltrami Co. Burglaries

Three men have been arrested and are believed to be connected to a series of burglaries in Beltrami and Cass Counties. According to the county sheriff’s office, 29-year-old Joshua James Martin, 25-year-old Jeremy Jay Martin, and 19-year-old Jasmine Lee Bellcourt were taken into custody over the weekend.

01/06/2014

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