burglary

Rush Lake burglar to serve time

The second of three people who allegedly spent a weekend last spring stealing various items around central Otter Tail County has been sentenced to jail time and probation. Matthew Dillon Heaton, 43, of Sartell, was sentenced Monday, April 22 to 180 days in jail for one count of felony second-degree burglary, 90 days in jail […]

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Ring stolen from FF home

Fergus Falls police are looking into the theft of a Black Hills gold ring from a residence on 704 W. Summit Ave. The ring is believed to have been stolen between Tuesday and Thursday. The men’s ring, which is worth between $400 and $500, had two leaves coming out of the middle of the ring, […]

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Burglary reported

A resident along County Highway 56 near New York Mills called the sheriff’s office at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday and reported the theft of meat from a freezer and the theft of jewelry.

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Home broken into in Underwood

A burglar broke into an Underwood home over the weekend, but his or her attempts to get into a gun safe were unsuccessful. The break-in was called into the sheriff’s office around 5:40 p.m. Sunday. Entry was gained by breaking a window out of a doorway. The gun safe had the appearance that unsuccessful attempts […]

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Henning home hit several times by burglar

A burglar or burglars hit a rural Henning residence several times over the weekend, stealing various items from the property each time. The latest burglary from 52347 State Highway 210 was reported Monday morning. Items were stolen from an old, unlocked building on the property on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Items taken include two […]

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Copper wire stolen from PR

About $20,000 of copper wire was stolen from Arntson Electric in rural Pelican Rapids over the weekend, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported today. The sheriff’s office was called to the business Saturday around 4 p.m. A burglar or burglars had gained access to a shop building at the site (23032 Lida Dr.) and […]

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Generator stolen in PR

A rural Pelican Rapids man reported Sunday that a generator and some other items had been stolen from his property. The man, who has a residence on 20300 450th St. (on the north side of Prairie Lake), discovered the 2,000 watt red Honda portable generator missing from an outbuilding. Some alcohol and several gas cans […]

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Battery burglar scared away

A burglar was scared off some property on Wall Lake Tuesday as he was trying to steal some car batteries, the sheriff’s office reported. The office was alerted to the burglary around 12:45 p.m. The owner of property on 24468 North Wall Lake Dr. reported that he had visited a building on the property and […]

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Homeowners scare off burglars

Some burglars were scared away from a rural Pelican Rapids home on Saturday morning after the homeowners caught them burglarizing their garage. The county sheriff’s office reported that some Fargo residents who are staying at a home on the 5100 block of Pelican Point Drive (on the north shore of Pelican Lake) were woken up […]

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Pair to pay $22,000 in damages

The second half of the duo who caused thousands in damage to property in New York Mills has been sentenced, and the amount of restitution he and his friend have to pay — over $22,000 — has also been settled. Kevin Gene Engelke, 23, was sentenced Monday for one count of third degree burglary, with […]

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