Teen Charged in New Auburn Tractor Theft 30 Aug 17

A teen who stole a John Deere Tractor in New Auburn and took it for a joy ride has been formally charged.

Eighteen-year-old Dakota Jacobson is charged with theft and possession of stolen property.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen tractor Thursday night. Deputies pulled over the tractor making its way through town.

The sheriff’s office says Jacobson told deputies he panicked when it started getting dark so he decided to take the tractor and drive it back to his apartment in New Auburn. Jacobson is set to make is first court appearance tomorrow (Thursday).