Burglary charges filed

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Big Lake Police Dept.
Chief Joel D. Scharf

 

On August 8, 2013 Big Lake Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Eagle Lake Road North regarding a burglary that had taken place.  Through initial information provided by the victim, Officers determined that the residence at this location was in the process of undergoing renovations, and was not occupied.  The owner had discovered someone had entered the property, and that damage had been done including; broken windows, damage to cabinets, and damaged walls.  In addition multiple tools were missing valued at over $2,600.  Through the investigation, a suspect was identified as Jeremiah Pierson (Age 21 – Big Lake).  The investigation also revealed the location of many of the missing tools, which were recovered.  Pierson has been charged in Sherburne County District Court with; 2nd Degree Burglary of a Dwelling (felony), and 4th Degree Damage to Property (gross misdemeanor).  Pierson’s initial appearance is pending.
 

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