Wyndmere man charged with stolen property possession

Marshall Braaten

WAHPETON — A Wyndmere, North Dakota man was arrested and charged on one count of possession of stolen property, a class C felony, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office stated Friday, Jan. 8.

Marshall Karl Braaten, 48, has been accused of stealing a vehicle and damaging property in rural McLeod, North Dakota. The sheriff’s office took a report early Friday morning from a complainant.

“The complainant reported damage to an overhead shop door and a skid steer that was located within that shop,” the sheriff’s office stated. “The complainant also reported damage to a fence near the property in which it appears a vehicle drove through. They continued by reporting their 2011 Ford F350 pickup stolen.”

After initial investigation, the sheriff’s office stated, Braaten was arrested and charged. He was in the Richland County Jail as of Friday.

“This investigation is ongoing with further charges expected upon completion. No damage estimates are available at the time of this release,” the office stated.

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