City, county rely on grant to solve auto thefts
A lone fingerprint, found on the underside of a toolbox, proved to be all Mike Mastin needed to arrest someone for stealing a truck.
The evidence left behind by the thief stands out as an example why the Bemidji Police Department and Beltrami County Sherriff's Office each dedicate a full-time officer to handle auto vehicle thefts.
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