Sheriff’s Dept. closes cases
Thu, 04/20/2017 - 3:34pm admin
CRESCO - On March 13 the Howard County Sheriff’s office took several reports of slashed tires in Lime Springs and near Cresco. An investigation led to three suspects in the case. The Howard County Sheriff and Cresco Police conducted the investigation and as a result identified the person’s responsible.
Tyler Heggebo, age 18 of Lime Springs, and two juveniles are being charged in connection to the tire slashing around Lime Springs and rural Cresco in Howard County.
• On March 30 the Howard County Sheriff’s office took a report of a burglary to the Elma Express in Elma. As a result of the investigation the Sheriff's office identified three suspects in the case. An arrest was made in connection to this burglary. Chays Cocherelle, age 18 of Minnesota, was arrested for third degree burglary.
• Several burglaries in Howard County were reported between April 7-13.
Quam’s Auto Salvage was burglarized on the evenings of April 6 and 10.
Elma Express, Elma Locker, Busti Lumber and Backwoodz Bar and Grill, all of Elma, were burglarized on the evening of April 11, as well as the Community Center in Chester and KCD’s Bar in Lime Springs.
PDF Industries in rural Riceville was burglarized on the evening of April 12.
An investigation by the Howard County Sheriff’s office identified three suspects in these burglaries. Anthony Shea, age 18, and two juveniles, aged 16 and have been charged in connection with these burglaries.
Other counties involved were Mower County and Fillmore County in Minnesota as well as Winneshiek County in Iowa. All three suspects were involved in burglaries in those counties as well on the evening of April 12 and the early morning hours of April 13. Shea was charged with 3rd degree burglary.
The Howard County Sheriff’s office worked with the Cresco Police Department, Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office, LaCrosse Police Department in Wisconsin, and the Fillmore and Mower County Sheriff’s Offices in Minnesota to solve these burglaries.