Vehicles broken into at Stewartville business

A person used wire cutters to gain entry to a Stewartville business lot and stole several items from work trucks, according to law enforcement.

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STEWARTVILLE — A Stewartville business reported that several vehicles on their property were broken into over the weekend, according to Olmsted County Sheriff's Capt. James Schueller.

According to Schueller:

The business owner said that a person broke a fence on the property Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, and stole multiple items from several work trucks, amounting to around $3,000 in losses. The damage to fence is estimated at around $3,200.

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Surveillance video shows a person checking vehicles in the lot as well as a shed on the property.

Police suspect the person used wire cutters for the fence due to the clean cuts that were made.


A similar incident happened to the business in November 2022.

The incident is under investigation.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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