Webster City police arrested two men on burglary charges involving local businesses and for allegedly cashing checks stolen from two local banks.
The two apprehended are 33-year-old Jesus Angel Valencia of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, and 32-year-old Miguel Angel Ramirez of Milwaukee, Oregon. Each man was charged with 19 counts of forgery, three counts of burglary, one count of theft and one count of ongoing criminal conduct.
Both Valencia and Ramirez are being held on a $130,000 cash only bond at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Des Moines.
The men are believed to be part of a group of subjects committing burglaries and forgeries throughout the Midwest. Additional subjects are being pursued and additional charges are expected.