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Area man attempts illegal propane purchase

All kinds of thefts get reported to the Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Department, but it’s rare that someone tries to illegally buy propane and then have it delivered.

On Jan. 20, a deputy received a report from a New Ulm resident stating that their checking account routing number was illegally used to purchase propane. The propane was to be delivered to a rural Comfrey address.

The transaction was discovered in time for the delivery to be prevented. The case was referred to the county attorney’s office for further review.

For more details on the past weeks worth of crime in Windom and throughout the county, see the Jan. 27 edition of the Cottonwood County Citizen and Citizen eEdition.

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