Two Men Arrested For St. Augusta Mini-Serve Break-in
ST. AUGUSTA -- Authorities have arrested two 18-year-old men on burglary charges after a break-in at a St. Augusta convenience store.
A Stearns County Sheriff's deputy was responding to an alarm at the Mini-Serve just before midnight Monday when he saw a vehicle in the area. The officer took down the license plate number and went to investigate the crime scene. The officer discovered a broken glass door and missing cigarette cartons.
Stearns County and Waite Park Police ran the plate number used a search warrant at a Waite Park residence where they found the stolen smokes.
Police arrested Michael Wood of Waite Park and John Gray of Sartell. Both were booked on suspicion of 3rd degree burglary and released pending their first court appearance.