Blue Earth Woman Accused of Burglary in N. Iowa Pleads Not Guilty

A Blue Earth woman accused of repeatedly burglarizing a North Iowa farm is pleading not guilty.

Forty three year old Melissa Ann Frost is charged with ongoing criminal conduct, three counts of second degree theft, four counts of third degree burglary, second degree criminal mischief and three counts of possession of burglar’s tools.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office says a farm in the 9700 block of 380th Street in Thompson was robbed on four different occasions between July 28th, 2021 and August 15th, 2021.  Court documents state doors were kicked in and over $8,000 worth of items were stolen from a garage and two out buildings.  Investigators say Frost is seen on trail camera footage stealing items from the farm.

Frost is now scheduled to stand trial on June 1st, 2022, in Winnebago County District Court.