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Rash of burglaries in Renville County leads sheriff's office to issue crime alert


OLIVIA -- A rash of thefts at a variety of locations in Renville County has led the Sheriff's office to issue a crime alert to urge residents to be diligent about locking their property and reporting suspicious activity.

The sheriff's office is also seeking the public's help in locating a suspect believed to have been involved in a series of burglaries, property thefts, and thefts of vehicles and ATV's.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Matthew James Wrobleski, age 37, for motor vehicle theft and domestic assault.

It is believed that Wrobleski is currently driving a stolen 2004 Chevrolet pickup. The black, four-door truck may have Minnesota license plates '573-GLZ.'

Wrobleski is described as being 6 feet tall, about 220 pounds and of stocky build. He had short brown hair and a full, dark beard.

The Renville County Sheriff's Office can be reached at (320) 523-1161.