Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reports the arrest of Cole James Grieger 6/2/88 for various charges involving burglary and theft in northern Crow Wing County. Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have linked Grieger to at least eight (8) burglaries in the Ideal Township, Mission Township and Crosslake areas where power tools, ATVs and snowmobiles were taken.
Grieger was found in possession of a stolen side by side ATV at the time of his arrest and led investigators on a short foot pursuit. Investigators continue to investigate this case and believe there may be more discoveries of burglaries attributed to Grieger.Sheriff Goddard expresses his appreciation to the investigators and the Crosslake Police Department as well as the Cass County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance. Sheriff Goddard said “we will continue to work together and find those who are stealing from and burglarizing in our community and put these offenders in jail.” Sheriff Goddard would also encourage seasonal and full time residents to be vigilant in reporting suspicious activity and people. There are also many technology related security features such as IP cameras that property owners can utilize in protecting their property when they are away.