Rick Benhardus First Appearance

Rick Benhardus First Appearance Click to Enlarge

A Fergus Falls man has been charged in Otter Tail County District Court with felony counts of theft and receiving stolen property and gross misdemeanor counts of theft and receiving stolen property.

Forty-two-year-old Rick Allen Benhardus is accused of stealing an ATV and trailer from Extreme Marine in Fergus Falls sometime between March 30th and April 4th. The ATV had been parked at the business while it was being repaired. According to a court complaint, Benhardus allegedly filed off vin numbers on the ATV and trailer.

He was arrested on a warrant August 9th and made his first court appearance Thursday. He was released from jail on his own recognizance.

Leave a comment