Cloquet woman charged for burglary of two Duluth homes

By KBJR News 1

Cloquet woman charged for burglary of two Duluth homes

August 7, 2014 Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 2:20 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth police were called to a burglary in progress around 12 a.m. on Monday at a residence in the 400 block of N 15th Ave. E.

A Duluth homeowner noticed a man and woman coming in and out of her porch with flashlights, so she notified police of the suspicious activity.

Before police arrived, the suspects were next seen going into another porch in the 1400 block of E 5th St. They then fled the residence via bike, and headed south into a wooded area near a creek.

Officers were able to locate the woman, 29-year-old Sommer Danyell Thompson of Cloquet. Thompson had stolen items from both locations above, according to police.

Police also laid out all of Sommer Thompson's convictions in Minnesota:

2013 - Felony Theft
2012 - Misdemeanor Theft (2 separate charges) and Shoplifting
2011 - Misdemeanor Theft
2010 - Felony Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, Tamper with a Motor Vehicle and Misdemeanor Theft
2009 - Felony Receiving Stolen Property and 4 separate charges for Misdemeanor Theft
2008 - Receiving Stolen Property, Fleeing Police, False Name to Police, 4 Misdemeanor Thefts
2007 - Misdemeanor Theft and Hit and Run

Thompson was brought to jail and formally charged with 1st and 2nd degree burglary.

Police continue to search for the other suspect whom the homeowner described as a Native American man.

Ramona Marozas
Rmarozas@kbjr.com
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