Rochester hit with rash of meth-linked scrap metal thefts

Olmstead County Sheriff's Detective Brad Nelson says that scrap metal thefts have "exploded again" in Rochester over the past six months. Nelson estimates that 90 percent of the people involved in scrapping use methamphetamine, and they often have warrants out for their arrest.
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Olmstead County Sheriff's Detective Brad Nelson says that scrap metal thefts have "exploded again" in Rochester over the past six months. Nelson estimates that 90 percent of the people involved in scrapping use methamphetamine, and they often have warrants out for their arrest.

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