Detroit Lakes Man Charged with Felony Burglary After Art Store Heist

Detroit Lakes, MN ( – Raymond Grantland Carlson, 38, of Detroit Lakes, faces felony third-degree burglary charges in Becker County District Court. On April 7, Carlson allegedly broke into the Ikalka Arts store at the Washington Square Mall in Detroit Lakes, stealing items valued at approximately $1,160. The stolen goods included a speaker, headphones, photography lights, and a suitcase.

The store owner provided video surveillance footage to the police, which led to Carlson’s identification. After being read his Miranda rights, Carlson confessed to the burglary.

Carlson posted a $1,000 bail on May 8 and was released under strict conditions, including abstaining from alcohol and illegal drugs and avoiding the Ikalka Arts store. A settlement conference is scheduled for July 10.

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