Man steals gas from shed, passes out in front of house

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

Journal Staff Report

The Devils Lake Police Department reports that a Devils Lake man allegedly stole gasoline from a shed at the 700 Block of 4th St. NE, then was found asleep in a truck outside of the residence that the gas was stolen from after the resident called the police.

According to police, the man, who has not yet been named, said that he often runs out of gas.

In addition to the gas theft, police allegedly found methamphetamine on the man after conducting a search.

Burglary and possession of methamphetamine charges are pending.