Wisconsin police follow trail to burglary suspects

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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.