St. Paul man sentenced to 5 years for string of garage burglaries at east-metro apartment buildings




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  • 2022-06-28 22:30:00Z
  • By Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.

A career criminal with 15 prior felony convictions was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for committing seven burglaries throughout Ramsey County last year.

Daniel Thomas Labarre, 34, of St. Paul, entered into a plea agreement with prosecutors in April. In exchange for pleading guilty to seven counts of second-degree burglary, prosecutors agreed to dismiss six other charges and not to seek an aggravated durational departure from the statutory 10-year maximum sentence.

Ramsey County District Judge Kellie Charles ordered Labarre to pay his victims restitution in an amount yet to be determined. He will receive 294 days already served in custody.

The burglaries took place between April and September at underground apartment building garages in Little Canada, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Paul and White Bear Lake, according to the criminal complaint.

An alleged accomplice, Jamie Marie Nash, 39, has several burglary charges pending in court and is being held at the county jail without bail.

CHARGES

According to the Oct. 25 criminal complaint, the pair's method was to gain access to the garages and pilfer items from vehicles. Sometimes they checked door handles. Sometimes they smashed windows. A few times they stole the vehicles.

In one of the burglaries, police say they swiped an Apple watch, which the owner was able to track to a camper behind a residence on Belland Avenue in White Bear Lake. They weren't home, but using a search warrant Sept. 19, police were able to confirm the identities of Labarre and Nash, whose images had been captured on multiple video surveillance cameras.

On Sept. 21, a man reported his vehicle had been broken into while it was parked in Roseville. His iPhone and wallet were stolen.

Police were notified that one of the man's credit cards had been used at Best Buy. Video from the store showed Nash and Labarre making purchases totaling $1,599 using the stolen card and leaving in a minivan.

That minivan was found outside a hotel in Eagan Sept. 26. Police were called. Labarre tried to run, but was caught. Both he and Nash were arrested.

CAREER CRIMINALS

In November, the Ramsey County sheriff's office added Labarre and Nash to its Serious & Career Offender Accountability & Rehabilitation program, which the agency started in March 2021 "to monitor the charging, bail conditions, prosecution, sentencing and probation" of career criminals and repeat juvenile offenders in Ramsey County."

The program "will ensure accountability and transparency of the justice system in keeping the public safe from persons who refuse to change their criminal behavior," the sheriff's office said in a statement when the initiative was launched.

Career offenders are defined by state statute as those who've been convicted of three felony offenses or two violent felonies.

Labarre's prior felony convictions date back to 2006 and include auto theft, receiving stolen property, fraud, damage to property, fleeing police in a motor vehicle and burglary in the first, second and third degrees. He has two pending felony cases: fleeing police in a motor vehicle in Scott County and third-degree burglary in Hennepin County.

Nash's felony criminal history includes convictions for auto theft, receiving stolen property, fifth-degree drug possession and mail theft. She is due back in court next month on her pending burglary charges.

'SPECTACULAR CRIME SPREE'

On Tuesday, Labarre appeared via Zoom from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud, where he's been an interim commit since his plea. He apologized to the court and told Judge Charles he wants to "start fresh" when he gets out of prison.

Charles asked Labarre what type of work he'd like to do. He said he's a welder and that he'd like to move where his mom lives for "new scenery, new things."

"I want different in my life," he said. "I've been through the system too many times, and I'm tired of seeing the same outcome every time."

"This was a pretty spectacular crime spree," the judge replied, adding the victims felt violated. "You're doing a significant chunk of prison time because of this."

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