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Man sentenced in two western Minn. jewelry store burglaries, appears on other counts in Kandiyohi County

WILLMAR -- Marcos Enrique Trevino Jr., 21, of Blomkest, was sentenced this week to five years of probation, 106 days in jail and $600 in fines on two third-degree burglary charges for smashing his way into and robbing jewelry stores in Granite Falls and Danube.

As part of his sentence in Renville and Yellow Medicine counties, Trevino was ordered to complete a chemical use assessment, follow the recommendations, submit to a psychological evaluation and treatment, write apology letters and not enter either of the jewelry stores and not use alcohol or drugs.

The sentences were handed down Tuesday by District Judge Dwayne Knutsen. Trevino was given credit for 71 days already served in jail.

Trevino and Allison Ann Roschild, 18, of Renville, were both charged with felony burglary and property damage counts for a series of three smash-and-grab burglaries on Nov. 5 that began at Korthius Jewelry in Granite Falls and continued at Probst Jewelry in Sacred Heart and at Setterberg Jewelry in downtown Willmar.

Roschild has pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and aiding and abetting property damage charges in Renville and Yellow Medicine counties and will be sentenced Feb. 17 and Feb. 24. There is a warrant for her arrest in the Kandiyohi County case.

Trevino made his first appearance Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court on third-degree burglary and a gross misdemeanor charge of property damage charges. His next appearance is Feb. 6.

According to the local complaint, Willmar police officers were called to Setterberg, found the front door and display cases smashed and approximately $2,500 in rings and chains missing. The damage estimate was $632.18.

After Roschild and Trevino were arrested in St. Cloud, they and the others involved, including juveniles, were questioned by investigators. Roschild allegedly said that Trevino used a rock to break the window and that he and two others entered the Willmar store.

She said they pawned the items at a St. Cloud pawn store.

Trevino allegedly admitted to being in the store. One of the juveniles told investigators they drove to a pawn store in downtown Willmar intending to rob it, but went to a nearby church to get a rock and then Trevino used the rock to break the jewelry store window and steal the merchandise.

The allegations in Yellow Medicine and Renville counties are similar to the Willmar case. A rock was used to smash the front door and display cases to the jewelry stores, with multiple pieces of jewelry missing from the stores.

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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