Charges: Burglar told 75-year-old woman she's her 'worst (expletive) nightmare'

She's being held on $75,000 bail.
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A northern Minnesota woman is facing eight different charges that she racked up in about an hour's time on July 29. 

A criminal complaint filed in St. Louis County shows that 23-year-old Lindsay Marilyn Mayry of Virginia, Minnesota robbed an older woman's house, stole from her grandfather and broke into an office at a gas station. 

The crime spree began, the complaint says, when Mayry broke into the office of a Super America in Cotton, Minnesota around 6:20 p.m. She was found rummaging through an employee's purse, stealing car keys and fleeing the gas station. She fled northbound on Hwy. 53 in a four-door passenger car. 

That same day, at approximately 7:08 p.m., authorities were alerted to a robbery at a home in Iron Junction, which is about 22 miles north of Cotton. The complaint says a 75-year-old woman was watching TV in her home around 7 p.m. when she heard a noise coming from her bedroom. 

The woman went to check it out and found Mayry in her room and asked, "who are you?"

She says Mayry responded: "I am your worst f------- nightmare," and then charged at her and punched her in the face and started demanding money. Mayry then fled the house, at which point the woman realized she was missing her cell phone, a jewelry box, jars of coins, an older GPS unit, and her purse containing approximately $25 to $30.

Sheriff's deputies spotted Mayry at 7:21 p.m. and followed her to a gas station where she had stopped to pump gas. She told deputies that she had come from her grandfather's house. She resisted arrested, but once deputies handcuffed her and placed her in the back of a squad car she started kicking at the doors and windows.

A deputy took Mayry to an emergency room to be medically cleared for jail, and during the trip she spit on the deputy and then spat on a nurse at the hospital. She's also accused of pinching the nurse hard enough to make her bleed. 

Meanwhile, investigators at the gas station which Mayry was arrested were approached by Mayry's grandfather, who told them that she stole $200 from his wallet. 

Mayry is facing eight charges: two counts of first-degree burglary, first-degree aggravated robbery, and multiple assault and theft charges. 

Mayry has a prior conviction of domestic assault in 2017, the complaint notes.

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