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Valley City man facing stalking and burglary charges after breaking into woman's home

Valley City, ND (WDAY TV) - A Valley City man is facing stalking and felony burglary charges after breaking into a woman's home and taking "intimate" clothing items.

37-year-old Corey Mertz was arrested on search warrants.

Valley City police say in July a woman reported that her home was being broken into and personal items were missing.

The woman then set up a trail camera and captured images of Mertz trying to break in.

Police searched Mertz's home and found several reported missing items, along with numerous other pieces of women's clothing.

Police also confiscated a computer and other storage devices during the search. Additional charges are expected and the case is still under investigation.