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Afton man unable to negotiate his way out of burglary charge

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Washington County prosecutors apparently disagreed with an Afton man who thought mutual apologies ought to spare him from a burglary charge.

Andrew Joachim, 20, is accused of entering a Lake Elmo garage Aug. 7 and attempting to steal seven snowboards. The alleged victim confronted Joachim during the incident causing him to flee the scene, according to a criminal complaint.

He was arrested at his home and taken to Washington County jail.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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