Forum staff reports, Published October 12 2012
26-year-old man arrested for burglarizing home in Buffalo
Deputies were dispatched at 2:50 p.m. to a burglary in progress in Buffalo.
The victim had entered his home and found property damaged and the suspect still inside, Sgt. Tara Morris stated in a news release.
The suspect fled into an attached garage, where he broke a window to escape, the release stated. Deputies searched the area with a police dog, found the suspect hiding under a trailer and took him into custody at 5:08 p.m.
Derrick St. Claire, whose last known address is Dilworth, Minn., was arrested and charged in Cass County District Court with burglary and criminal mischief, Class C felonies each punishable by up to five years in prison. He also had a warrant for failure to appear for a previous burglary charge stemming from an incident in Cass County on July 20, 2011.
Bail was set at $25,000 cash only.