New Ulm Man Facing Theft Charge 10 May 14

A New Ulm man is facing multiple felony charges in connection with a trailer full of stolen items found near the New Ulm Runnings store. 34-year-old Isaiah Zacherias Theis has been charged with theft, possession of burglary tools and criminal damage to property. The unattended trailer reportedly contained over $6,600 worth of merchandise that a Runnings manager confirmed were new items awaiting inspection. Theis was arrested based on his testimony to police, and a pair of muddy boots were reportedly found at his home that matched bootprints found near the Runnings.