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UPDATE Saturday: Alexandria police arrest second theft suspect

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The Alexandria Police Department has now arrested both theft suspects it asked the community to help find yesterday.

On Friday, a resident read the story in the Echo Press and gave police information that led to the arrest of the female suspect, Teresa Marie Thelen of Sauk Rapids. Earlier today, police located and arrested the other suspect, Shane Alan Johnson, also of Sauk Rapids.

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They are believed to be involved in several area thefts. Recently, they were seen in a black Nissan four-door Sedan leaving Ron’s Warehouse in connection to a theft, according to Police Chief Rick Wyffels.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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