Defendant was convicted for second degree burglary and ordered to pay restitution for property destroyed in a fire that was started during the burglary.  He argued that because he was not convicted of the arson charges brought against him, he should not be made to pay restitution for the property.  The Minnesota Court of Appeals concluded that the destruction of the property was directly caused by the burglary. Affirmed.

State v. Boettcher, A17-1426, St. Louis County.

Lynne Torgerson, Esq. was not attorney of record in this case.

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