Man Arrested In Rock Rapids Faces Felony Charges In Storm Lake Business Burglary

Storm Lake, Iowa — A man who was arrested earlier this year in Rock Rapids now faces felony charges in connection with a business burglary in Storm Lake.

Storm Lake Police tell us that on January 28th, their officers discovered around $2800 worth of merchandise was missing from the Storm Lake Ace Hardware store. Similar burglaries and thefts had reportedly occurred around the area.

Storm Lake Police eventually obtained a search warrant for a Rock Rapids home, which was executed on June 15th. Approximately $14,000 worth of various tools were located that were allegedly stolen from theft incidents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Minnesota.

Storm Lake Police tell us that 45-year-old Adam Nelson of Sioux City was taken into custody by Lyon County Deputies on drug-related charges, as well as two Sioux County warrants. Storm Lake Police have filed multiple felony charges against Nelson.


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