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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BETTY THIELEN, 88, of Big Lake was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Airport Road in Big Lake Township Thursday afternoon. (Archive photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL have purchased hydration stations for their school and help prevent waste from plastic water bottles. Front row from left to right is Sophie Wesolowski, Emily Zinken, Erin Rootes, Mia Mielke, Destinee Schieck and Annika Holl. Back row from left to right is Erik Poffenberger, Sydney Throolin, Hailey Atwood, Cassie Walsh, Trent Ramert, Isabella Dahlen, Lexi Nau and Ashlyn Mattson. (Submitted photo).

SHERBURNE COUNTY SHERIFF Joel Brott at the Orrock Township meeting Wednesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS take charge of the serving line.