Rural Madelia Home Burglarized 07 Oct 11

A home in rural Madelia was burglarized during the daytime hours earlier this week, and a 46-year-old North Mankato woman is in custody for the crime. Cassie Jean Lillo was arrested and charged on Wednesday for the burglary, which was reported at approximately noon on Monday. It took place at the home of Les Pietsch on 830th Avenue south of Madelia, and law enforcement helicopter and K9 units were used to search the area around the home. It is believed that Lillo had an accomplice in the crime, but no other arrests have been made at this time. Rural residents are reminded to keep their doors and windows locked when they are not home, and to report any strange vehicles to law enforcement officials.