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Estherville Police Department
Friday December 13th, 2013 :: 04:44 p.m. CST


2 Arrested in Car Burglary

On 12-11-13 at approximately 11:21 the Estherville Police Department received a complaint of a car burglary that had occurred in the Dollar General parking lot.
Upon arrival it was determined that a female had removed 2 bags of groceries from the victim’s car while it was parked. The female then left the area in a white SUV with a male driver. Upon further investigation Police were able to obtain the license plate on the suspect’s vehicle with the help of the victim.
Officers put out an attempt to locate the vehicle that had left the scene. Approximately 15 minutes later, an Emmet County Sheriff’s Deputy and Armstrong Police Officer located an SUV matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle at Casey’s in Armstrong. Upon further investigation by Estherville Police it was determined that the 2 suspects in the vehicle were the individuals responsible for the burglary.
Clifta Laverne Sutton age 54 of Fairmont, Minnesota was charged with Burglary in the 3rd degree. Also charged during the incident was Anthony Brian McCallister age 44 of Sapula, Oklahoma. Sutton was charged with Aiding and Abetting Burglary in the 3rd degree. Both individuals were booked into the Emmet County Jail, where Sutton is being held on a $2,000 cash bond.
The Estherville Police Department was assisted in this matter by the Emmet County Sheriff’s Department and the Armstrong Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Estherville Police Department
114 North 6th Street
Estherville, IA 51334

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-362-3515

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