ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man suspected of planting a tracking device in a woman’s vehicle is sentenced to probation.
Michael Vincent Erickson, 43 of Zumbrota, pleaded guilty to one count of harassment. Authorities say a woman who had been in a relationship with Erickson told them he was repeatedly sending her emails and following her. The woman said a tracking device was found in her vehicle's diagnostic port.
Erickson has been ordered to spend three years on supervised probation and must pay a $500 fine.