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Three arrested in connection with October burglary and fire in Lowry

The Pope County Sheriff's Department has arrested three people in connection with an October fire and burglary in Lowry.

According to a news release from the Sheriff's Department, the three include a 23 year old man from Alexandria, a 19 year old man from Garfield and an Alexandria teenager.

The three were arrested Thursday, Nov. 29 after the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force received information that they were involved in a break-in and fire at a cabin on Lake Reno on Oct. 16. Authorities had determined that the fire at the cabin was arson. Additionally, the owners reported that a fish house and gas grill were missing.

Tire tracks at the scene match those at the Prairie Lakes Co-op in Lowry, where a seed bag was reported damaged.

The news release states that law enforcement recovered the vehicle believed used in both incidents as well as the missing fish house at the Garfield man's residence. Other items were recovered at a home near Forada.

Charges are pending against all three. The adults are in custody at the Douglas County Jail in Alexandria while the juvenile was released to his parents' custody.

The Alexandria Police Department,Douglas County Sheriff's Department, and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted in the investigation.