In line with courtroom data, on Nov. four an investigator with the Becker County Sheriff’s Workplace spoke to a cattle proprietor who stated he had responded to an commercial positioned by Glatzmaier relating to pasture land for lease. The 2 agreed the person might graze his cattle on the land in trade for one small Holstein heifer. Glatzmaier didn’t have another cattle within the pasture.
On Aug. 20 the person introduced sixteen head of cattle to the pasture. When he returned on Nov. four, there have been solely 4 head of cattle left.
Investigation revealed that Glatzmaier allegedly bought 4 head of cattle to a different man on Aug. 26, and the second man then bought the cattle to the Perham Stockyards. By means of markings, investigators have been capable of determine one of many cattle Glatzmaier bought as coming from the sufferer’s herd within the rented pasture.
Staff on the Perham Stockyard informed the investigator that Glatzmaier had additionally bought two different steers to them on Sept. 25 and that one other man, allegedly Strehlow, had bought six Holstein steers to them on Oct. sixteen.
Strehlow allegedly admitted that the cattle he bought have been from the rented pasture. He stated the examine was made out to him, and he cut up the cash with Glatzmaier. The cattle proprietor stated every head of cattle was value about $800.
On Nov. 27, Becker County District Decide Gretchen Thilmony set money bail for each Glatzmaier and Strehlow at $2,500 and bond at $25,000, with commonplace circumstances of launch, or $50,000 with out circumstances.