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Bank burglar pleads guilty to property damage

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A Minnesota man pled guilty Friday in Pierce County Circuit Court to burglary-related charges for his involvement in the attempted Hiawatha National Bank (HNB) break-in last May.


Michael K. Schumann, 42, pled guilty to felony criminal damage to property and possession of burglarious tools. He will be sentenced on those charges at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2. As part of the plea agreement, the other two charges, burglary and criminal damage to ATM, were dismissed.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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