Posted: Thursday, 21 April 2011 1:04PM

Truck's Dome Light Trips Up Mankato Thieves

MANKATO – A resident of Highland Hills apartment chased and tackled a man after interrupting him going through a pickup in the complex’s parking lot.

The bystander took his dog outside around two this morning when he saw two men in the light of the pickup truck’s dome light.

When he approached, it startled the men sending a stack of CDs into the air.

The man chased down and caught 20-year-old Luke Krause-Schlichtmann and held him for police. Police later arrested the other suspect, 20-year-old Travis Kovalchuk.

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