More than 15 ice houses were broken into in Otter Tail County

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says Sunday morning they received multiple reports of burglaries and vandalism to fish houses on area lakes.

More than 15 fish houses on Jolly Ann, Sewell and Ten Mile Lake were broken into and many items were reported stolen. In the last couple weeks, similar reports have been received by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The missing items include a Vexilar fish locator, underwater cameras, ice chisels, spears, ice fishing rods, spearing decoys, fishing tackle, and assorted ice fishing equipment.

Officers say many of the fish houses were also extensively damaged. Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to contact the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.