Man convicted in dog track theftOne of two Minnesota men charged in a theft incident at St. Croix Meadows dog track last fall has been convicted.
One of two Minnesota men charged in a theft incident at St. Croix Meadows dog track last fall has been convicted.
Robert Kiff Anderson, 31, Coon Rapids, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges including theft, criminal damage and disorderly conduct Wednesday, April 25. He was also convicted of felony burglary but entered into a deferred judgment agreement.
Anderson was sentenced to serve probation for two years on the misdemeanor charges, fined $243 for each conviction and $300 court costs.
Judge Scott R. Needham set a sentencing hearing for May 10 and a probation review hearing for July 24.
The other man arrested on similar charges during the incident, Ryan David Jacobson, 22, Coon Rapids, was scheduled to appear May 29 in a pre-trial conference.
Mark Marah, an archer who was taking part in Hudson’s urban deer hunt, saw the men walk under his tree stand on Oct. 6. He contacted another member of the hunting group who called Hudson Police.
The two men went inside the scoreboard in an alleged attempt to steal wire. They were arrested when they attempted to leave the property through a hole they cut in the perimeter fence, according to the police report.