Burglary Spree Sentencing 19 Apr 12

Burglary Spree SentencingA 20-year-old New Ulm man accused of taking part in a series of burglaries and thefts this past January in New Ulm has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 20 years of supervised probation.

Dillon James Grimmett pleaded guilty to felony counts of 1st and 3rd-degree burglary as well as theft, and 14 other charges against him were dismissed.

The crimes involved burglaries at several occupied homes in New Ulm as well as thefts from numerous garages and vehicles in January.

Grimmett was sentenced to 21-months in prison for the charges this week, but that sentence was stayed. He was also ordered to pay over $2,500 in fines and restitution.

He’ll be released from jail May 9th. 20-year-old Joseph Thomas Rewitzer of New Ulm was also involved in the crimes, but has not yet been sentenced. He remains in custody with bail set at $350,000.