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Trio arrested for identity theft, burglary charges

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

Three Mitchell residents were arrested Thursday on identity theft, drug and car burglary charges.

Daniel Orson Archambeau Jr., 31, was arrested and charged with possession methamphetamine, a felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

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Nicholas Stephen Aungie Jr., 22, was charged with18 counts of identity theft, a felony, and three counts of unlawful entry of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor.

Leah Rae Shields, 29, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

All three lived at 127 E. Second Ave. No. 6, in Mitchell.

According to police, Aungie allegedly entered three vehicles in Mitchell with the intent of stealing items inside.

He then allegedly used two debit cards and checks stolen from two of the vehicles to make approximately $780 in purchases at area businesses.

Aungie also allegedly made purchases with the stolen checks in Wagner. He also allegedly used keys stolen from one of the vehicles to commit other thefts.

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