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Man pleads guilty, sentenced for theft of two TVs from Lodge

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Jason Michael Elgin, 21, of Bertha, Minn., has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft of property/services valued between $500 and $2,500.

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On Feb. 18 he was among a group of young people who snuck into a guest room at Lodge on the Lake in Detroit Lakes, leaving it in disarray after several hours and stealing two 32-inch plasma screen TV sets, according to court records.

He pleaded guilty Feb. 11 and was sentenced Thursday by District Judge Mark Hansen, who stayed imposition of sentence for five years and placed him on supervised probation.

He must serve 15 days in jail, with STS privileges granted, and pay a $1,000 fine plus court fees. Restitution is open for 30 days.

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