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Hewitt man charged with burglary in Wadena County

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Hewitt man charged with burglary in Wadena County
Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson 56482

A Hewitt man faces charges of second-degree burglary in Wadena County, and forgery in Todd County, according to police records.

Christopher Paul Graphenteen, 19, is accused of stealing and forging checks from a relative in Todd County and burglarizing the home of another relative in Wadena in November.

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On Jan. 17, the Todd County Sheriff's Office interviewed Graphenteen about 11 checks that were taken from a family member. According to an incident report, Graphenteen admitted taking the checks and forging the family member's name on a total of $365 worth of purchases.

At the same time, Graphenteen allegedly admitted to a burglary in Wadena at another relative's house in November, when he took $100 in cash from a safe in a bedroom.

His first appearance in Wadena County District Court was set for March 8.

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