Waukon Man Charged After Vending Machine Break-Ins

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Waukon, Iowa – A Waukon man was caught in the act of breaking into a vending machine over the weekend.

The Waukon Police Department on Monday arrested 29 year old Mitchell Halverson for third-degree criminal mischief, fifth-degree theft, interference with official acts, possession of burglary tools and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was caught breaking into a vending machine on Sunday by a Waukon officer.

Early Monday, authorities conducted a search warrant at 4 Lyle Drive as part of that investigation into break-ins and thefts from vending machines around town.

The case remains under investigation and other charges are pending.

Waukon Police were assisted at the scene by the Allamakee and Fayette County Sheriff’s Offices.

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