Estherville man arrested for Jackson Co burglary

Thu 5-21-2020

(Estherville)-- An investigation into the theft of an A-T-V and other items has resulted in the arrest of an Estherville man.

The Estherville Police Department says officers were notified Monday by authorities in Jackson county about an all-terrain-vehicle that had been stolen from a residence there the previous night. Police also received information from neighbors and others about possible stolen property and criminal behavior taking place at 1827 North 6th Street in Estherville. Officers were able to confirm the stolen A-T-V was in a garage at that residence. Based on that information, they obtained and executed a search warrant resulting in them seizing the A-T-V. A suspect, Riley Breiner of Estherville, was arrested on charges related to the theft of the vehicle.

Estherville police then obtained and executed a second search warrant. Officers found a stolen firearm and other items taken from a second burglary that occurred the previous week in Jackson county. Some tools and other items taken in some previous burglaries in Estherville were also recovered along with drug paraphernalia, small amounts of marijuana and other narcotics.

Breiner was charged with ongoing criminal conduct, theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of burglary in the 3rd degree, theft in the 2nd degree, trafficking in stolen weapons, possession of burglar tools, possession of a controlled substance...marijuana...2nd offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and that more charges could be pending.

Estherville police were assisted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, the Emmet County Attorney's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.