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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SHERBURNE COUNTY FAIR BOARD MEMBER Irene Kostreba, pictured here showing a very old poster advertising a Sherwin Linton concert, is still looking for items to display in the county fair history center. Items could be given on loan or donated to the fair board. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FRESH FLAME BURGER serves up fast food with its own flair on Hwy. 10 in Big Lake. Clara Henderson, Kari Luckey and Jamall Whitelaw ordered their food to go from restaurant owner Gus Afrooz. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY 4-H’ers got some hands-on experience working at the 4-H foodstand at the fairgrounds Wednesday evening in preparation for the Sherburne County Fair, which starts Wednesday. About 60 kids from six different 4-H clubs learned how to grill burgers, cook fries and hot dogs and serve customers during the orientation event. Above are Big Lakers Katie Olson (left), Kirsten Olson and Taylor Muehlbauer cooking fries and Bailey Muehlbauer (right) getting hamburger buns ready. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

GRAND KNIGHT DENNIS NAGORSKI of the Knights of Columbus presented Big Lake Chief of Police Joel Scharf and Becker Chief of Police Brent Baloun with a donation of prescription drug drop-boxes for each city. Along with marijuana, prescription drugs are often abused because of easy access. Keeping them out of the water system is important to protect the environment. Now our residents have a safe way to dispose of their unwanted or out-dated medications. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).