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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - An arrest warrant has been issued for a Rochester area man with a lengthy criminal history because he failed to show up in court for his arraignment on the latest felony charges filed against him.

31-year-old Matthew Steven Tlougan, who is well-known to Rochester area law enforcement agencies and the courts, was issued a summons last month to appear in court to face two counts of second-degree burglary and a felony count of receiving stolen property. The charges stem from the theft of tools from two residential construction sites in northwest Rochester in late December.

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Court records show Tlougan already has 11 felony convictions for theft and drug offenses dating back to 2018. In one case, he was accused of breaking into a home that was under construction and causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

His most recent felony conviction was for damage to property that was connected to a burglary. In that case, he was sentenced to five years on probation.

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