Car Thief Enters Not Guilty Plea 27 Oct 11

A Willmar man accused of leading local authorities on a week-long manhunt following a string of thefts entered a Not Guilty plea in court this week. 38-year-old Matthew James Wrobleski has been charged with 9 different felonies in Renville County, including theft, feeling police, and more. Wrobleski was arrested September 18th in Meeker County after a week-long intensive search by law enforcement officers from multiple jurisdictions. He is accused of entering property and removing copper pipes and wiring as well as stealing ATVs and other vehicles. Wrobleski will be back in Renville County Court on December 13th, and his bail has been set at $500,000 without conditions. He also faces felony theft charges in Meeker County.