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Plow truck scam leads to burglaries

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Don't get plowed by a burglar. Douglas and other counties in close proximity have experienced daytime burglaries in recent weeks.

Incidents involving a charcoal grey, extended-cab four-door pick-up truck have been reported around Meeker County. A caucasian male estimated to be in his 30s pulls up and asks in a southern accent if a resident needs their driveway plowed. The kicker is, he doesn't have a plow on his truck. He has been seen wearing a baseball cap and a brown jacket.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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