THE FLENSBURG FILES Never buy a combi-lock! Always use one with a key!
Normally, I do not advocate for things on this column for reasons that I usually keep my thoughts and stories as neutral and interesting as possible. But this column should force many of us ... Posted on 3/20/12 at 5:30 AM
REPRINT 1959: Safecrackers Break Into Luverne Safe
Burglars went through a cement block wall and into a safe in Luverne in 1959, but only succeeded in stealing 5 packages of cigarettes.
All that's kept in the safe are shotgun shells and clay pigeons... Posted on 12/31/09 at 12:00 AM
WORTHINGTON — A 19-year-old Fulda man pulled over after a Worthington police officer noticed sparks coming from under his car is now facing burglary and theft charges, along with two counts of driving while impaired.
PIPESTONE — An Edgerton man who was once sentenced to 81 months in prison on drug charges is now facing burglary and theft charges in Pipestone County District Court after allegedly stealing numerous items in January.
LUVERNE — An Adrian man with previous convictions for assault was charged this week with first-degree burglary, domestic assault and damage to property after allegedly breaking down the door at the residence of his ex-girlfriend.
The following charges have been filed in area district courts:
July 18: Skylar Lee Martin, Heron Lake, predatory offender knowingly violates requirements, driving after revocation, uninsured vehicle; Jose Eduardo Capetillo, Windom, second-degree burglary; Joseph Charles Rummens, second-degree burglary
WINDOM — Two Windom men are charged with burglary after allegedly breaking into an apartment over what one suspect called a “bad drug deal.”
Jose Eduardo Capetillo, and Joseph Charles Rummens, both 18, are each facing a second-degree burglary charge.
SLAYTON — Cristobal Corona, a 37-year-old man who was accused less than four months ago of kidnapping and raping a woman at his residence in Windom, is now charged in Murray County District Court with burglary and assault.
Suspect refused to exit squad car; yelled at officers
WORTHINGTON — It isn’t unusual for officers to struggle with getting an alleged criminal into a squad car, but authorities Sunday morning had to threaten a Worthington man with a taser to get him out of a squad car.
WORTHINGTON — A man who had to be tracked to a hiding place under a deck by a Worthington Police K-9 Unit pleaded guilty in Nobles County District Court Tuesday to first-degree burglary, admitting on the stand he was entering into the plea agreement rather than taking his chances with a jury.
WINDOM — A Cottonwood man accused of burglary and assault is facing the possibility of a maximum 20 year prison sentence after allegedly kicking in the back door of a residence attached to the Windom Family Inn while yelling and swinging what appeared to be a metal pipe.
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