A 20-year-old New Ulm man is in custody for a string of thefts and burglaries in rural Nicollet County near New Ulm this month. Cody Lee Stark has been charged with 2nd-degree burglary, two counts of theft and two counts of attempted theft for 5 incidents that occurred in Lafayette and Brighton Townships. Stark is the suspect in the theft of electronics from the home of his mother and in the theft of gasoline from his grandparents. He was arrested for the crimes earlier this week near the rural residence of another family member where he was believed to be preparing to steal more gasoline. Nicollet County authorities say more arrests have been made and more stolen property has been recovered from further investigation of thefts and burglaries in neighboring jurisdictions as well.