When police searched the home of a teenage suspect in a Marion burglary spree, they seized equipment and chemicals commonly used for operating a meth lab.
Kevin J. Ott, 18, Marion, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, four counts of burglary, 10 counts of theft, two counts of criminal damage to property and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Aug. 27, Marion police were called out to a home on Parkview Avenue. Someone had entered an unlocked garage during the night. Food, wine, beer and candy were reported stolen.
On Sept. 6, $350 in cash was reported stolen from inside a vehicle parked in an unlocked garage on Pine Ridge Court in Marion.
On Sept. 6, $320 in cash was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on Robert Street.
On Sept. 7, a flashight, a folding knife and a gray case were reported stolen from a car on Mavis Road.
On Sept. 20, an electric dirt bike was reported stolen from a garage on Mavis Road.
On Sept, 23, someone broke into two vehicles parked at Marion Plywood Corp. on Parkview Avenue by smashing out the windows. A third vehicle had been unlocked when it was entered. Cash, purses, credit cards and other items were reported stolen.
On Sept. 23, someone broke into a garage on South Main Street and stole meat and soda.
On Sept. 24, a man who had lived with Ott told police Ott had returned home celebrating that he broke into a garage and stole meat and soda.
On Sept. 28, Marion police and Waupaca County deputies executed a search warrant at Ott’s home, where they reported finding a number of the stolen items, as well as chemicals and equipment used in making meth.