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St. Paul man suspected in Woodbury thefts

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A St. Paul man was charged with two felonies last week in connection with a spate of robberies in a Woodbury neighborhood.

Brian McCarthy, 24, was jailed Friday, Dec. 23, on suspicion of theft and possession of stolen property. He was charged the same day with third-degree burglary and receiving stolen property.

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According to police reports, police found an insurance card in McCarthy's possession during the course of an investigation into thefts and burglaries.

Officers made contact with a person at the residence connected to the card and learned a theft had occurred there from an unlocked vehicle. A female at the residence told police she saw a person in the yard matching McCarthy's description. Footprints in the snow were also consistent with McCarthy's shoes, police reported.

McCarthy is listed as a suspect in at least four theft incidents occurring Dec. 22 on Glen Road.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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