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Duluth man pleads guilty to stealing and selling gold medal

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DULUTH, Minn. - A Duluth man pleaded guilty to two felony theft crimes Tuesday and admitted that he stole a Coast Guard Gold Lifesaving medal from the man who earned it and sold it to the Gold Guys for $1,950.


Nathan Thomas Ostrom, 35, pleaded guilty to one count of the felony theft of firearms and one count of felony theft. Judge Shaun Floerke directed an Arrowhead Regional Corrections probation officer to investigate Ostrom’s background before sentencing on Aug. 12.

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