Two arrested for burglarizing storage units in Emily
On Thursday, July 24, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's office made two arrests in connection with burglaries of storage units in Emily.
One of the owners of a storage unit at a facility on Highway 6 was waiting inside his unit, because the unit had been entered earlier in the day. The two suspects were confronted by the owner when they broke into his storage unit and fled the scene. The owner was able to give deputies a good description of the suspects and their vehicle.
Shortly after this, reports of a suspicious vehicle in the ditch came into the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office.
The report indicating that there were two males unloading items and putting them in the woods. The vehicle description matched that of the one that had fled the storage units.
With the information provided by the public, deputies were able to identify the suspects as James Dwight Scott, 63, and Adam John Scott, 29, both of Emily. Deputies then drafted a search warrant for the residence of James Scott, where they located items from the burglaries.
Both James and Scott were arrested and booked into the Crow Wing County Jail where they were later appeared in court on 3rd degree burglary charges.
Sheriff Dahl reminds the public to call in suspicious activity. "The public is our eyes and ears of what's going on in the county," he said.