Mankato Burglary Charges 04 Jan 13

A Mankato man is in custody facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing computers from organizations that help homeless youth and people with disabilities in order to buy drugs. 21-year-old Jacob Allen Adams made his first appearance in court on Thursday on 4 felony charges, including burglary, theft, and criminal damage to property. A surveillance video reportedly shows Adams breaking in to the offices of the organizations REACH and SMILES and stealing 2 laptop computers worth $800 each. Adams has reportedly admitted to the burglaries, and told investigators that he sold the computers for methamphetamine. His bail has been set at $100,000 with conditions, or $150,000 without.