WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin police say they had no trouble finding the suspects in a recent burglary -- they simply followed a trail from the scene to one man's home.
A criminal complaint says a Saratoga man returned from a trip to Florida in November to find someone had stolen aluminum semitrailer stakes and a motor bike from trailers in his backyard.
Daily Tribune Media reports a deputy investigating the thefts found other items missing from a pole shed and a trail going from the property to a neighbor's home.
The trail of matted grass contained tire impressions.
Police say the neighbor and two other men sold the aluminum stakes and other items to a salvage yard.
The three have been charged in the theft and are due in court Feb. 3.