Police arrest 4 after string of burglaries in Wadena and Todd County

WADENA COUNTY, Minn. — Four people have been arrested in connection to several burglaries that were reported in Wadena and Todd County from mid-November, according to a Wadena County Sheriff's Office report.

Police were able to track down the suspects after witnesses described their vehicle, and it was spotted in the city of Staples, the report says.

During a traffic stop on the suspect's vehicle, police detained four individuals for questioning and several items involved in the burglaries were discovered.

The following individuals are in custody and facing burglary-related offenses from the Wadena County Attorney's Office:

  • Brandon Aanerud, 29, of Motley
  • Zachary Bennet, 25, of Motley
  • Taylor Wellnitz, 21, of Staples
  • Avery Judd, 19, of Jenkins