Five people arrested in connection with recent burglaries in Cass County

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Five people arrested in connection with recent burglaries in Cass County

September 23, 2013 Updated Sep 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM CDT

Cass County, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Five people have been arrested and are awaiting formal charges in connection with several burglaries in towns across Cass County, MN.

On Thursday, the Cass County Sheriff's Office was called to assist a DNR Conservation Officer who had come in contact with several suspicious parties on a walking trail in the Longville area.

Authorities detained and arrested four people, however one man fled the scene.

Deputies located several items that are suspected of being stolen including trailers, construction tools, ATVS, Utility Vehicles and household items. The items at the scene matched descriptions from several burglaries in the Walker, Backus, Hackensack and Longville areas.

On Saturday, Cass and Hubbard County Sheriff's Offices executed a search warrant at a residence in rural Akeley, MN where authorities say hundreds of additional stolen property were recovered, including a boat and construction tools. One man was taken into custody and transported to the Hubbard County Detention Center.

Authorities continue to investigate these burglaries and stolen property with formal charges pending.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by officers from the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, MN Department of Natural Resources, MN State Patrol, Longville Police Department and US Forest Service.

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