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Burglar caught red-handed charged

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The burglar who was caught red-handed while stealing from a residence in rural Dalton has been charged with burglary in the second degree.


On April 28, Jon Chauncey Sheldon, age 30, of Fergus Falls, was taken by surprise when three owners of the residence he was burglarizing returned home to catch him in the act. They detained Sheldon until law enforcement arrived at the scene.

Sheldon confessed and led deputies to a location where stolen property was recovered.

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