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Suspected OPD Materials Thief Turns Self In
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Yuri Pearson, 34, the man suspected of stealing a variety of items from a locked storage cabinet in the Oakdale Police Department during a remodel of the station last year, turned himself in Thursday, Aug. 11, according to police reports.

Pearson, a former city of Oakdale Public Works employee, had been arrested Aug. 1 on suspicion of making criminal threats during a domestic disturbance and attempted rape. Additional charges were levied when the theft was discovered.

For the full story and more details on this evolving story, don't miss the upcoming issue of The Oakdale Leader, Wednesday, Aug. 17.