COKATO, MN –A juvenile male from Litchfield was arrested early Saturday morning after he was found to have broken into Cokato Elementary School, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
A burglar alarm was activated at the Cokato Elementary School around 2 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 26) and upon the deputy’s arrival minutes later, an individual was located inside the school near the office. The subject who was identified as a 15 year old male from Litchfield. He was cooperative and opened the door allowing the deputy to take him into custody, according to the sheriff’s office.
While inside the school, the deputy discovered that the subject had damaged the alarm speaker that was sounding by striking it with a fire extinguisher, but did not locate any other damage. The subject was arrested for fourth degree burglary, third degree criminal damage to property, underage alcohol consumption and the City of Cokato’s curfew violation.