North Mankato Burglary Arrests 15 May 12

Three men were arrested for burglary in North Mankato early Monday morning after allegedly being caught in the act. The arrests occurred at just after midnight Monday when a North Mankato police officer on routine patrol confronted the 3 suspects at Arnold’s Storage. The officer reportedly detained the men at gunpoint until backup arrived. Taken into custody were 19-year-old Brandon James Westphal of Mankato, 19-year-old Conway Joseph Shakal, and Florentino Castellejos Jr. They are being held in the Nicollet County Jail awaiting formal charges.