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New London, Minn., teen caught by DNA pleads to motor vehicle theft


WILLMAR -- Jake Andrew Doty, 19, of New London, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of motor vehicle theft for stealing and damaging a snowmobile last March.

As part of a plea agreement, a misdemeanor charge of property damage will be dismissed. He will be sentenced Nov. 28.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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