Two 16-year-olds were arrested Friday after Meeker County
authorities say they were involved with stealing a car and other items
in the Star Lake Area.
Authorities say on Friday at 6:16 am the Meeker County Sheriff’s
Office responded to an address on 586th Avenue in Greenleaf Township
on Star Lake. Upon arrival, deputies learned that a 2004 Chevrolet
Impala had been stolen and then returned to the residence overnight.
The hood was still warm, the car had fresh damage and items had been
stolen from it. The other vehicles parked at the residence had also
been entered and some items were taken as well.
Upon Investigation of the incident and following up on leads
Deputies ended up at 21383 586th Avenue also on Star Lake. Deputies
located some of the reported stolen items and a search warrant was
executed at the residence and the stolen items were seized along with
other suspected stolen property.
The two 16 year old male juveniles were arrested and transported
to Prairie Lake Detention Facility in Willmar Pending formal charges
through the Meeker County Attorney’s Office.
The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says they have received
numerous recent theft and criminal damage to property reports related
to this case.
The public’s help is requested in reporting any damage or theft
to their property, or suspicious activities they witnessed, especially
in the Star Lake area to the Sheriff’s Office.