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North Liberty man arrested in multiple burglaries at farm buildings

A North Liberty Man faces multiple charges in connection with burglaries at farm buildings west of North Liberty in rural Johnson County.

According to a news release from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a report of a suspicious vehicle possibly related to recent burglaries. The report included a license plate, which allowed sheriff’s deputies to track down the owner, 24-year-old Aaron Parker, at his residence in the 2300 block of West Lake Road in North Liberty.

Parker was taken into custody and a search warrant was requested for his residence, garage and vehicle, where deputies discovered multiple items that had been reported stolen in the recent burglaries, according to the release. Most items taken in the burglaries were tools and shop related items, the release said.

Parker is charged with eight counts of third-degree burglary, a Class D felony; one count of first-degree theft, a Class C felony; and one count each of third-degree theft and possession of burglars tools, both aggravated misdemeanors. He is being held in Johnson County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible, according to the news release.

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