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Rochester woman arrested in mailbox thefts

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -

A Rochester woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly stole prescription drugs out of a mailbox.

Police say 20-year-old Nicole Thorson was arrested after a resident saw her remove items from 4 different mail boxes Tuesday night. Police say it happened on the 3600 block of 8 1 /2 Street Northwest around 8 p.m.

A neighbor took a photo of the car Thorson was using. Police then called the car's owner, who realized it was his girlfriend driving.

Thorson met police at a parking lot where she admitted to stealing mail and a bottle of prescription medication.

Police say Thorson could be charged with felony mail theft and 5th degree controlled substance possession. 

Police say she told officers she was looking for her grandmother's house.

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