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Published February 07, 2011, 10:36 AM

Fargo police nab suspected car burglar

FARGO – Police here are crediting a witness with helping them catch a suspected car burglar Sunday. Officers received a report at 5:30 a.m. of a suspect trying to enter vehicles in the 600 block of Ninth Avenue South.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM

FARGO – Police here are crediting a witness with helping them catch a suspected car burglar Sunday.

Officers received a report at 5:30 a.m. of a suspect trying to enter vehicles in the 600 block of Ninth Avenue South.

The caller provided a specific description of the suspect and direction he walked after the witness saw the suspect attempting to enter her vehicle, Sgt. Mark Lykken said.

Police found the suspect in the area and recovered a power drill, tools, a cell phone, a digital camera, two iPods and credit cards, Lykken said.

Jesse David Luthi, 18, of Moorhead, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful entry to and tampering with a motor vehicle and possession of stolen property, drugs and drug paraphernalia.

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