Trailer allegedly raided; $5K in tools missing

Published 12:05 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The Mower County Sheriff’s Department is looking for suspects in an alleged tool burglary.

According to the sheriff’s report, James Berg, of New London, Minn., was working at a farm site west of dexter on 640th Avenue and had his tools locked in a construction trailer. On Tuesday, he reported that someone had broken into the trailer and taken numerous DeWalt power tools, including drills, saws, a grinder, batteries, staplers, knee pads and more. The victim said the trailer was nearly empty. The stolen items are valued at $5,000 or more.

The case is under investigation.

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