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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A complaint about an “illegal burn” in rural Olmsted County led to the recovery of a stolen pickup truck.

Deputies were sent to a site in the 6,000 block of 14th St NW around 8:00 pm Monday.

They confirmed prohibited items were being burned. While at the property they also spotted a 2013 pickup that was partially hidden. A check of the vehicle confirmed it had been stolen in Rochester.

Investigators are now trying to determine if a man who was at the scene is connected to the theft.


News update:  Rochester woman may be charged with assaulting an ambulance employee.


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