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Seven awaiting charges on 64 mailbox vandalisms

In December 2011, the Wadena County Sheriff's Office began to receive reports of mailbox vandalisms around the Sebeka area. The reports continued until the middle of January 2012.

Information was received regarding individuals who were responsible for the vandalisms and through the investigation it was learned that seven males ranging in age from 16-18 years old were responsible for vandalizing approximately 64 mailboxes in Shell River, Red Eye, Meadow, Rockwood, North Germany, Leaf River, Wing River, Wadena and Aldrich Townships.

Daniel Houchin, 18, of Verndale; Darin Brown, 18, of Wadena; Tyler Suhl, 18, of Verndale; Matthew Clews, 18, of Verndale; and three juvenile are currently awaiting charges through the Wadena County Attorney's Office.

Sheriff Mike Carr thanked the public for their assistance in bringing these individuals to justice.