Arrested Rock Rapids man faces felony charges in Storm Lake Business robbery

STORM LAKE, Iowa – A man who was arrested earlier this year in Rock Rapids is now facing felony charges in connection with a business burglary in Storm Lake.

Storm Lake Police tell us that on January 28, their officers discovered that the Storm Lake Ace hardware store was missing approximately $2,800 in merchandise. Burglaries and similar thefts have reportedly taken place in the area.

Storm Lake police eventually obtained a search warrant for a home in Rock Rapids, which was executed on June 15. About $14,000 worth of various tools were located and believed to have been stolen in theft incidents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Storm Lake police tell us that Adam Nelson, 45, of Sioux City, was arrested by Lyon County deputies on drug-related charges, as well as two Sioux County warrants. Storm Lake police have filed multiple felony charges against Nelson.

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