LITTLE FALLS -- Two men have been arrested for allegedly trying to steal gas and copper tubing from a rural Morrison County home.

A homeowner in Little Falls Township called the sheriff's department at about 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, when they noticed a vehicle pull into their driveway and shut off it's lights.

Deputies and Little Falls police officers found 23-year-old Charles Christensen of Hermantown in the vehicle.  They also found 28-year-old Dustin Patrick of Little Falls hiding behind a tree.  Both men admitted they were there to steal the copper and gas.  And they admitted to a number of other burglaries in the Little Falls area.