Man sentenced for breaking into a Ramsey home

A Taylor Falls man has plead guilty to breaking into a Ramsey house.

Corey James Peterson, 29, was convicted of third-degree burglary and sentenced April 30 by the Anoka County District Court to 35 days in jail and five years probation.

According to the criminal complaint, Peterson and Jordan Michael Armour of Elk River, also 29, were allegedly discovered in a house on 6200 block of Rivlyn Avenue by the homeowners on the on Aug. 10, 2012 around 1:45 p.m. .

After seeing a white pickup in their driveway, the husband walked around to the side of the home and saw a man, later identified as Armour, leaning through an open window and Peterson as inside the home.

Armour allegedly ran away from the husband and got into the white pickup and started to drive away.

As the homeowner entered the house, Peterson ran past him, pushing him down and then jumped into the back of the pickup.

The pickup was later stopped in Anoka.

Armour’s jury trial is scheduled for Oct. 28.

Tammy Sakry is at [email protected]

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