Isanti Man Wanted for Burglary Found in Benton County
RICE -- A man wanted for burglary in Isanti County has been found in Benton County.
Benton County Sheriff Troy Heck says at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday, deputies received a call from a resident in Watab Township, just south of Rice, near Little Rock Road Northeast and Creek Road Northeast, of a suspicious white pickup parked on 94 1/2 Street Northeast. The resident told deputies the truck had been parked on the street for about 90 minutes, idling with a person inside.
Deputies learned the owner and driver of the pickup was wanted for burglary in Isanti County. The driver, 28-year-old Michael Opatz of Isanti was arrested and taken to the Benton County Jail where he is being held for the Isanti County Sheriff's Office.