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Man, convicted in daytime burglaries, pleads to forgery

WILLMAR -- A Willmar man convicted of receiving stolen property from a spate of daytime burglaries in rural Kandiyohi County pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aggravated forgery for using another man's name.

Francisco Gomez Delvalle, 35, entered the plea Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court. As part of a plea agreement, an additional felony plus four gross misdemeanor charges for giving a court official will be dismissed. He will be sentenced Feb. 23.

Delvalle, who was using the name Raymond Narro III, was sentenced in October to a year and a day in prison, which was stayed, a $1,500 fine and five years of probation for possessing a television and computer accessories stolen during the burglaries last December. He was also ordered to serve 15 days in jail and write an apology to the victims. He was found guilty Sept. 10 of one felony and one misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property.

Narro is one of four people charged in connection with the burglaries at four rural homes in December. Amanda Kay Schrupp, 26, of Willmar pleaded guilty Sept. 29 to four charges of second-degree burglary. She was sentenced to 44 months in prison, fined $200 and was ordered to pay $23,238.16 in restitution, jointly with others involved in the case.

A warrant has been issued for Monica Luna Coronado, 38, of Willmar who faces the same eight charges as Schrupp. Timothy Louis Streling, 21, of Atwater has been charged with seven felonies for burglary, theft and aiding an offender. His next court is Feb. 27. A jury trial is scheduled for March 4 and 5.

According to the complaint, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff 's Office received information from a probation officer that Delvalle was on probation for a driving while impaired conviction and had provided the Narro name in that case and also at each court appearance he made in the burglary case.

An investigation revealed that Delvalle was issued Minnesota identification cards in both names. He had also used the Narro license and Social Security number to gain employment at Jennie-O Turkey Store.

A detective met with Delvalle at the county jail. Through the aid of an interpreter, he informed the officer that his name is Delvalle and that he purchased the name and identity of Narro in San Antonio, Texas, to use for employment purposes. He admitted to signing the DVS applications and court documents in the Narro name. He said he came from Mexico and didn't believe he was in the country legally.