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Austin man arrested in Rochester twice in three days facing felony charges in Olmsted County District Court

An Ausin man arrested in Rochester twice in three days is facing four felony charges in Olmsted County District Court.   

Rochester Police reported that 19-year old Cody Bale was arrested Friday night in the 1500 block of 8 ½ St. SE and was found with marijuana and methamphetamine.

Then early Sunday morning, officers received a call from a residence at 3rd Ave. SE and 6 ½ St. SE after a report of someone breaking into cars.

Police stated that Bale admitted to taking a vacuum from a car. During a search of the vehicle, officers found ammunition and a shotgun in the trunk, plus .39 grams of methamphetamine.

Bale was previously charged with 2nd-degree burglary in Mower County.  He is facing two counts of felony drug possession, two counts of felony possession of a firearm or ammunition and four other misdemeanor charges.


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