Sheriff asks for public’s help in locating suspect

A Chevy cargo van stolen from a business in Benton County was located Friday, May 31, and recovered in a rock quarry south of Freedhem along County Road 45 in Belle Prairie Township.

An unknown suspect had smashed through a metal gate on the property and drove the cargo van into the quarries. The van was submerged and the Morrison County Sheriff’s dive team assisted in recovering the van.

There are no suspects in the matter and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (320) 632-9233.