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Not guilty plea to theft from Albert Lea Walmart

Ezekiel Brown Ezekiel Brown

Twin Cities-area man to stand trial in November.

Posted: Jul 11, 2019 5:04 PM

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – A Twin Cities-area man is pleading not guilty to stealing from the Albert Lea Walmart.

Ezekiel Octavius Brown, 20 of Maplewood, entered a not guilty plea Thursday to felony theft. Authorities say he used a crowbar to open display cases and steal 11 laptops and 26 Apple Watches on January 15, 2018. A charge was filed against Brown in January 2019 and he was arrested in March.

His trial is scheduled to start on November 19.

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