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Burglary suspect nabbed after getaway car gets stuck in the big pile of manure

Matthew Bloomquist, 29, was apprehended on a burglary charge after he got stuck in a pile of manure during the outing, the researchers said.

(Stearns County Sheriff’s Office)

A bungling burglar in Minnesota was nabbed after his pick-up got stuck in a big pile of stinky manure during the holidays, according to the reports.

Matthew Bloomquist, 29, of Hawick, Minn., was found standing on the side of the road, smoking a cigarette, covered with manure from his waist to his feet when deputies arrived to investigate, on Wednesday morning, according to Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson.

“He was wearing jean shorts over the long underwear and no shoes, that the deputies believed were somewhere in the manure pile,” Gudmundson said Friday in a report with the title, “Something smells not good.”

“It is clear that this meeting was accompanied by a strong smelling scent,” he said. “Add to that the fair amount of rain we received over the weekend and you have a nice mix.”

Deputies said Bloomquist was caught on theft of wood and other items from a farm barn in Maine Prairie Township.

At the farm of the owner called to report that the overnight break-in, he said surprisingly that the pick-up involved was still on the property, stuck in the manure, Gudmundson said.

Deputies said the truck, with the stolen wood got stuck in a big pile of manure during the holidays.

(Stearns County Sheriff’s Office)

The owner said that he saw two men but one managed to walk away.

Bloomquist and the other man who apparently spent hours trying to get the pickup without success, the sheriff said.

When questioned, Bloomquist told the delegates that his “friend” bought the wood and that he will help him, according to the sheriff.

Gudmundson said a deputy spurting from Bloomquist for taking him to the jail where he was booked on burglary and possession of stolen goods charges.

Bloomquist rap sheet included 2012 burlgary conviction and two arrests for possession of burglary tools, the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reported.

“The trip to the jail was with the windows open,” Gudmundson said, adding that the deputy’s patrol vehicle still smelled as of Thursday.

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