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A stolen fish house and a stolen enclosed trailer containing a “large number of tools” was recovered in Watertown on Monday afternoon after being reported stolen in Minnesota.

According to Public Information Officer Steve Rehorst of the Watertown Police Department, around 4:00 PM Monday the department received information that the two trailers were possibly located in Watertown.

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Through an investigation, officers contacted Richard Rein, 47, and Tammy Rein, 52, both of Shakopee, Minnesota.  Ultimately, police secured a search warrant for a storage facility in Watertown along with a hotel room.  During the search, officers located the two trailers and tools. 

The couple was taken into custody and booked on the charges of Accessory to a Felony, Possessing Forgery Equipment and Felony Possession of Stolen Property.   Richard’s bond is $10,000 cash.  Tammy’s bond is $5,000 cash/surety.   

The Watertown Police Department was assisted in the investigation by the Codington County Sheriff’s Office and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation.