Sanborn Pair Arrested In Burglary Investigation

Date posted - February 23, 2016

O'BrienSheriffSanborn, Iowa — Two Sanborn residents were arrested following the execution of a search warrant Monday at a Sanborn residence.

O’Brien County Sheriff Mike Anderson says deputies with the O’Brien, Dickinson and Clay County Sheriff’s Offices and officers with the Sanborn Police Department served a search warrant and arrest warrant at 402 West Fifth Street in Sanborn on Monday.  The Sheriff says the search warrant was part of an investigation by the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office into reports of stolen antiques from locations in Dickinson County.  Anderson says numerous antique items connected to burglaries and thefts in Dickinson County were recovered during the search.  He says officers also found various drug-related items including methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia during the search.

According to Anderson, an outstanding arrest warrant was served on 50-year old Douglas Eugene Straight, of Sanborn.  Anderson says Straight was taken into custody and transported to jail. Also arrested, according to the Sheriff was 44-year old Shelly Lynn Ohrt, of Sanborn. Ohrt was reportedly charged with Possession of Stolen Property, a class D felony, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana and Unlawful Possession of a Prescription Drug, all of which are serious misdemeanors.  Sheriff Anderson says Ohrt was also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

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