Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Five people have been sentenced for their involvement in a string of burglaries and thefts in Itasca and Koochiching Counties between 2010 and 2011.
44 year old Richard Charles Giles was sentenced to 4 years in prison, ordered to pay $33,000 in restitution, pay a mandatory fine on each charge and provide a DNA sample.
Giles was charged with one count of 5th Degree Controlled Substance Crime, one count of felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, one count of felony Receiving Stolen Property, four counts of felony 3rd Degree Burglary and one count of felony 2nd Degree Burglary.
Giles also has felony charges pending against him in Aitkin County.
26 year old Brian James Svoboda of Aurora, Minnesota was sentenced to 5 years in prison for the charge of felony First Degree Burglary. Svoboda was also ordered to pay restitution, mandatory minimum fines and provide a DNA sample.
55 year old Michael Willard Struble of Marble, MN will be placed on 5 years supervised probation for his charge of 3rd Degree Burglary with the following conditions: 90 days in the Itasca County Jail, drug and alcohol restrictions with spot checks and payment of fines and restitution.
45 year old Cynthia Renee Wick of Grand Rapids, MN will also be placed on 5 years supervised probation for her charge of 2nd Degree Burglary.
21 year old Andrea Katherine Voves of Kimball, MN will be placed on 10 years supervised probation for her charge of First Degree Burglary with the following conditions: 90 days in the Itasca County Jail, drug and alcohol restrictions with spot checks and payment of fines and restitution.
Michael Kylochko and Kerri Hann, the final two co-defendants involved in the burglary ring will be sentenced next week.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns