Plea Agreement In Trinity HS Burglary Case

Orange City, Iowa — A Rock Valley man has changed his plea to guilty in a plea bargain in regard to charges surrounding an alleged burglary in Hull.

Sioux County Courthouse_svaTwenty-six-year-old Matthew Kraayenbrink of Rock Valley and a 17-year-old Hull boy are accused of breaking into Trinity Christian High School In Hull on February 11, 2015.

Deputies, who were on the scene investigating reports of burglaries there, apprehended Kraayenbrink and the boy inside the school. They are accused of forcing open a door several times and stealing about $4000.

Kraayenbrink was charged with second degree theft, third degree burglary and using a juvenile to commit a criminal offense. In the plea bargain, he pled guilty to one count each of third-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The charge of using a juvenile to commit a criminal offense was dismissed.

According to court records, sentencing has been scheduled for Monday, August 24th.