Two men, Gary Poler of Minneapolis, 23, and Donovan Moose of Milaca, 30, have been charged with felony receiving stolen property regarding an incident in Isle Jan. 15.
Isle police were notified Jan. 15 of a stolen Chevrolet pickup in Morrison County, which an Isle police officer observed and tracked to a house on 10th Avenue.
According to the complaint, the officer observed two sets of footprints from the driver and passenger sides of the vehicle into the residence.
Isle police and Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s deputies set up a perimeter and obtained a search warrant.
After executing the warrant, law enforcement found multiple people in the house including Poler and Moose, who Morrison County had identified as possible suspects, in an upstairs bathroom.
Law enforcement found a Chevrolet key fob and key that matched the stolen vehicle in the house.
Law enforcement also found Moose and Poler’s shoes in the house and observed that they were consistent with the shoe prints outside.
Both Moose and Poler were placed under arrest.
During a search of Moose, a capped hypodermic needle was found. Moose has prior felony convictions for theft and robbery and a pending felony matter in Mille Lacs County from Dec. 30, 2019.
Poler has a prior felony burglary and motor vehicle theft.
Moose and Poler have been charged with felony receiving stolen property, which carries a maximum sentence of five years and/or $10,000 fine.
Moose has also been charged with Pharmacy - possess/control/manufacture/sell/furnish/dispense/dispose of hypodermic syringes/needles, a misdemeanor, which carries a maximum sentence of 9 days and/or $1,000 fine.