Sibley Man Facing Three Felony Burglary Counts Accused Of Taking Items & Selling Them For Scrap

Sibley, Iowa — A Sibley man has been arrested on a warrant for burglary charges.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the Osceola County Clerk of Court’s Office by the county sheriff’s office, 46-year-old David Case of Sibley is accused of entering buildings in Osceola County on three occasions, (two with a co-defendant), taking property, and selling it for scrap. He was arrested on a warrant on Saturday.

In his statements, the deputy states that Case entered buildings at three properties (two in the Sibley area and one in the Ashton area). On at least two of the occasions, the items that were taken were sold for scrap, according to the deputy.

Case was charged with three counts of third-degree burglary, which is a class D felony. If convicted on all counts and ordered to serve the time consecutively, Case could face up to fifteen years in prison. He was also charged with misdemeanor counts of fifth-degree theft and criminal mischief.

He faces a preliminary hearing on the charges on Wednesday, August 9th.

At last report, Case remained in the Osceola County Jail in Sibley.  Case’s co-defendant, Margaret Jakobson, is charged separately.