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Robert Power, Bismarck, sentenced to time served, probation, for burglarizing business

Robert Allen Power, 43, Bismarck, was sentenced on Tuesday to a year and a day in jail, all suspended but the 62 days he already served and two years of supervised probation for burglarizing Unique Peek in downtown Minot on Feb. 16.

Judge Stacy Louser also ordered Power to pay $300 in restitution and $1,100 in court costs. The sentence is concurrent with a sentence for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and lying to police.

In the burglary case, according to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the business owner told police that she found the door to her business open and items missing when she returned on the afternoon of Feb. 17. Approximately $200 in cash was stolen from a drawer at the business and jewelry and chalk markers valued at approximately $100 were also stolen.

Video surveillance shows Power entering the building with several bags, going down the hallway to the business, and then returning with items in his hands.

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