4 arrested for felony theft and other reports

Published 7:43 pm Monday, January 21, 2019

4 arrested for felony theft

Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Lena Rae Cordes, 22, for felony theft, stolen property possession and aiding an offender and a warrant; Matthew Stepen Lowe, 27, for felony theft, stolen property possession and aiding an offender; Joshua Thomas Teeter, 21, for felony theft, stolen property possession, aiding an offender and burglary tools possession; and Channing Roger Greer, 20, for felony theft, stolen property possession and aiding an offender after a suspicious person or vehicle was reported at 3:42 a.m. Sunday at 200 Main St. in Hayward. The suspects were arrested after allegedly stealing a trailer and a snowmobile. The case is still under investigation. 


2 arrested for drunk driving

Deputies arrested Scott Richard Miller, 61, for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated after someone saw a vehicle go into a ditch at 8:37 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Freeborn County roads 22 and 25.

Deputies arrested David Michael Morales, 39, for third-degree DWI after a report of a drunk driver hitting a parked semi-trailer with his vehicle was filed at 8:04 p.m. Sunday at 100 Williams Ave. in Conger. No injuries were reported.


Items stolen, damaged

A 1997 Chevy Astro was reported stolen at 5:10 p.m. Friday at 20246 880th Ave. in the Oakland area. A suspect was identified. The vehicle was later found.

Damage to a building and access to units was reported at 6:15 p.m. Friday at 15396 U.S. Highway 65 in the Glenville area. Damage was estimated at $600. 

Someone allegedly kicked in a machine shed door and “went through everything” at 11:06 a.m. Sunday at 32871 630th Ave. in the New Richland area, Sheriff’s Office records state. A gun was missing, and the suspect allegedly went through other outbuildings as well.


Domestic incident reported

A physical and verbal domestic incident was reported at 5:21 a.m. Saturday at 222 N. Powers Ave. in Alden. A man allegedly stole a woman’s phone and refused to give it back, grabbing her around the wrists and pushing her. No arrests were reported.


Police logs unavailable

Albert Lea police logs from Friday to Monday were unavailable as of press time.