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Three arrested for Royal burglaries

Saturday, September 10, 2011

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Burglary reports from Royal and Everly land a man from Ruthven and a man from Milford in the Clay County Jail and a juvenile male from Everly in the Youth Emergency Shelter center in Cherokee.

On the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Clay County Sheriff's Office received burglary reports from the Clay Central-Everly School and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, both in Royal.

Each reported buildings were entered and vandalism and thefts occurred. In the CC-E burglary, multiple rooms were ransacked, glass was broken, shaving cream was sprayed and items appeared to have been prepared for theft.

In the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, windows were broken, multiple rooms were ransacked and an electronic device and miscellaneous paperwork was stolen. Stolen goods were estimated at $400 in value.

Further investigation in the Royal area determined the St. Louis Catholic Church also was entered and doors were damaged in an attempt to enter secured areas. No items are believed to be missing from St. Louis.

In Everly, a theft of a $300 electronic device from a vehicle was reported to the Clay County Sheriff's Office later Tuesday.

Tips from local citizens and cooperation between various law enforcement agencies led to the arrests of Kyle Frederick, 18, of Ruthven; Dalton Lorenzen, 18, of Milford; and Torrey Ginger, 17, of Everly. Each has been charged with two counts of third degree burglary, class D felonies and criminal trespass, a simple misdemeanor.

Fredericks and Lorenzen are being held in the Clay County Jail on $5000 bond and Ginger is being held in the YES Center in Cherokee.

Additional charges are pending as the investigation continues and area agencies work together to fully determine the extent of burglaries committed.

The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office, Hartley Police and Sutherland Police continue to assist the Clay County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.


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A product of what today's society tolerates. Bottomline...if they are going to vandalize churches...I hate to think of what they are targeting next.

-- Posted by Comanche Alum on Mon, Sep 12, 2011, at 11:33 PM

Best not to judge, perhaps there ia a mentor amoung us that could still turn things around...

-- Posted by windchimes3 on Tue, Sep 13, 2011, at 5:22 PM

Parents have a right to be concerned and upset where Torey & Trey Ginger are concerned. Parental supervision does not exist. It is called parental enabling. Anything goes in that household, and the kids get bailed out by their mother every time they get into trouble.

-- Posted by lyndah1 on Wed, Sep 14, 2011, at 9:31 AM

lyndah1 is correct.

-- Posted by joev on Thu, Sep 15, 2011, at 10:17 AM

YEAH !!! more kids doing what they want, when they want, and how they want all because the parents aren't being parents. GOTTA love what the world is coming to a bunch of idiots running around thinking they are entitled to something that they are not. OH and now they don't have to respect anyone because that's what they call abuse. You think the world is in shambles now just wait til these kids are running it.

-- Posted by Toodles712 on Thu, Sep 15, 2011, at 2:16 PM

Whatever may be going on with the parents in these situations, and I'm not judging, I would encourage any potential mentors to get involved, take a risk and try to make a difference. I have a friend and fellow writer from where I grew up who seemed to be getting into minor trouble in our youth. He had an absent dad and a party animal mom. Because he also was exploited by rich couples who had appeared to take him in and take an interest and for a variety of other reasons, his path culminated in him committing a string of burglaries then pulling a trigger while he was high. That one day has led to his two decades, almost, in prison.

He's the same in a way as the good parts of the kid he was then, but he's become a different man as well.

But he cannot take back the act that came from being out of control. His victim lived, thank our living Lord, and has has lived well, but that's not the point. There was no one to step in at any crucial time. And those who could have made a difference chose to use him instead.

That's my soapbox for today. "Minor" crimes tend to escalate if there's no intervention.

-- Posted by AmyPeterson on Thu, Sep 15, 2011, at 4:52 PM

Why should society intervene?? Its not my responsibility to parent all disrupt children. I have my own children, in which I have taught them to be respectable. I am doing MY JOB as a parent because I made the CHOICE to have children. These parents made the choice to have children. THE PARENTS SHOULD TAKE RESPONSIBILITY and not pawn them off on society.

-- Posted by Toodles712 on Fri, Sep 16, 2011, at 9:37 AM

Society should not HAVE TO intervene because in a perfect world, all parents would take responsibility seriously. Unfortunately, it is not a perfect world. What if everyone took your stance, Toodles? I understand your point- it IS frustrating- but I'm glad some people choose to mentor or otherwise help some youths who might otherwise continue to be a problem.

-- Posted by notinia on Fri, Sep 16, 2011, at 12:57 PM

I agree with Toodles712 but unfortunately a large number of parents are not taking responsibility for their kids anymore. Maybe parents should be held more accountable for the actions of their children. The problem in most cases is the lack of a 2 parent household and too many single moms - not saying a single mom can't do a wonderful job raising their kids however my guess is the percentage of them that do a good job is small.

-- Posted by joev on Sat, Sep 17, 2011, at 10:35 AM

Just because a mom is married does not make them a better mom. It's a matter of their values--and expectations from their children. It also has to do with caring for your children and loving them. That means saying no sometimes, paying attention to who your kids friends are, where they are going, and who they are with. An informed parent that cares is an effective parent.

-- Posted by lyndah1 on Fri, Sep 23, 2011, at 2:36 PM

i dont think if she had known about it, i believe she would of stopped it. i think it was heartbreaking for her to see her teens in trouble with the law. even if she might be a bad parrant, that dont mean that she dont love them.

some teens do disrespect there parrants, but that dont mean she was a bad mom.i think she would of stopped the teens from doing it if she had known about it.

most teens are secretive, and they are responsible for there own actions.

-- Posted by twinkle on Wed, Nov 16, 2011, at 12:40 PM

Hey

keep my name out yo mouth,, dont talk about me... worry bout you selfs for real for real...

-- Posted by Toreystudmuffin@hotmail.com on Sat, Jan 14, 2012, at 12:26 AM


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