Burglar arrested in Detroit Lakes

Published 9:50am Friday, July 26, 2013 Updated 12:07pm Friday, July 26, 2013

Steven Deshun Campbell, 32, of Detroit Lakes, was charged July 18 in Otter Tail County District Court with felony second-degree burglary and felony possession of a pistol/assault weapon-conviction or adjudicated delinquent for crime of violence.

According to the criminal complaint, Campbell burglarized a Pelican Rapids residence July 17. The residents of the house returned home and saw Campbell, a man they knew, walk from behind the house, the report says. Campbell reportedly acted as if he had been the first one to arrive and discover that the house was ransacked.

A chainsaw and frozen beef tips were reportedly found outside a house window, the house had been rummaged through and a Playstation 3 and some games were missing. Campbell was later located by authorities in a Detroit Lakes apartment. The PS3 and games were found in a garbage storage area.

A search of Campbell’s criminal history includes a burglary conviction Nov. 19, 1999.

Campbell’s next court appearance is scheduled for July 29.

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