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DNA evidence leads to charges in 2009 theft

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Like a scene out of CSI -- minus the flashy computer graphics -- the Farmington police have used a few drops of blood and a DNA database to find the man suspected of breaking into a truck last year.


The break-in occurred June 24, 2009. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office someone broke the window of a truck parked in the driveway of a Farmington home. The thief took items including golf clubs, a GPS unit, two cordless drills and a belt sander.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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