Serial church burglar pleads guilty

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Serial church burglar pleads guilty

March 25, 2014 Updated Mar 25, 2014 at 2:03 PM CDT

Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- 28-year-old Erin Autio of Grand Rapids, MN, has pleaded guilty to six counts of felony Second Degree Burglary, one count of felony Attempted Second Degree Burglary and two counts of felony Third Degree Burglary.

The Itasca county attorney says Autio's criminal charges come largely from a series of church burglaries in Itasca County from June 2013 through December 2013.

The plea agreement recommends Autio receive a 57 month stayed prison sentence. She would be on supervised probation for ten years, have to pay fines and restitution, plus do community service, and provide DNA samples. A judge will consider her sentence during a hearing on May 19, 2014.

Ramona Marozas