Sheldon Man Accused Of Entering Home Uninvited, Drinking Victim’s Whisky

Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon man has been arrested on a burglary charge after an alleged burglary in Sheldon.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by the Sheldon Police Department, 26-year-old Dustyn Bergstrom of Sheldon is accused of breaking into a home and drinking whisky that didn’t belong to him. He was arrested on Sunday.

In his statement, the officer says that when Bergstrom entered the house, the victim said there was a bottle of “Black Velvet” sitting on the counter. The victim said the bottle was approximately 75% full when they left for the day and when they returned the bottle had approximately 15% left. The victim said the defendant did not have permission to enter the house and while doing so, drank most of the bottle.

Bergstrom was charged with third-degree burglary, a class D felony. If convicted, he could face up to five years in prison.

Bergstrom faces a preliminary hearing on June 20th.

After being arrested and taken to the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar, Bergstrom was released on Tuesday after posting bond.


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