HAYFIELD, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnesota man who stole hundreds of feeder pigs was sentenced to spend 10 years in prison.READ MORE: Winter Flower Show
Last year, 750 pigs disappeared from two farms in central Minnesota. Then 200 more pigs disappeared from producers in Mitchell County in northern Iowa.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 57 More Deaths Added To State's Toll; Positivity Still Inching Down
Forty-four-year-old John Arndt, of Hayfield, Minn., received several charges, including ongoing criminal conduct and first-degree theft.
In addition to prison time, he must also pay $55,000 in restitution.MORE NEWS: 'All I Can Do Is Work': Kwesi Adofo-Mensah Says He Was 'Meant To Be' Vikings' GM
The case against another man accused of helping Arndt is still pending.