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Mitchell woman charged with burglary, slashing ex's TV

A Mitchell Police Division vehicle. (Republic file photo)

A Mitchell woman was arrested after allegedly breaking into her ex-boyfriend's apartment and breaking his television.

Holly Fechner, 42, was charged with first-degree burglary and intentional property damage recently after entering a Mitchell residence without permission in the middle of the night, court documents state.

At about midnight on May 27, Fechner entered her ex-boyfriend's Fourth Avenue apartment in Mitchell, where she knew he wasn't home, according to court documents.

Fechner then allegedly "slashed" the television with a knife and took a jacket and jersey from the residence. Fechner allegedly said she knew she was not allowed at the apartment and said what she did was wrong.

Fechner was charged with first-degree burglary, a Class 2 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 25 years in prison and a $50,000 fine; and intentional damage to property valued between $5,000 and $100,000, a Class 4 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

Bond was set at $500. Fechner is scheduled to appear in court later this month.

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