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The four men arrested Tuesday on burglary and theft charges were Roy Olvan Aune, 18, Gary, Minn.; Brandon Andrew Ellegaard, 18, Fertile, Minn.; Randy Allen Smith, 19, Beltrami, Minn.; and Blake Ronald Hanson, 19, Fertile.

4 arrested for rash of Fertile, Minn., area burglaries

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Four young men have been arrested in Polk County in connection with a rash of burglaries in Fertile, Minn., over the past week.

Thousands of dollars worth of electronics, prescription medications, alcohol and cash were reported stolen in 12 incidents between June 6 and today, the Polk County Sheriff's Office reported.


The suspects were targeting vehicles and garages and caused significant property damage, according to authorities.

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