Three people arrested in connection with numerous Clear Lake thefts

CLEAR LAKE — Three people have been arrested in connection with a number of crimes that recently have taken place in and around Clear Lake.

41-year-old Misty Buckley and 45-year-old Tania Kliven of Clear Lake as well as 37-year-old Micah Price of Cedar Rapids were booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail over the last two days. Police say the three people are connected to vehicle burglaries, theft of motor vehicles and credit card fraud that has taken place over the last few weeks.

A criminal complaint states that a search warrant was conducted at a Clear Lake residence where the majority of the items tying all the crimes together were located, with the three being involved in constant communication regarding these crimes occurring for a financial gain.

Cerro Gordo County jail records show that all three have been charged with ongoing criminal conduct. Price has also been charged with five counts of credit card fraud, three counts of third-degree burglary and one count of first-degree theft and is being held on a total of $68,000 bond. Kliven has also been charged with four counts of third-degree burglary, one count of possession of meth and one count of possession of a controlled substance and is being held on $58,000 cash-only bond. Buckley has also been charged with three counts of credit card fraud and is being held on $31,000 bond.