A couple of travelers passing through Minden took advantage of a free meal and Christmas blessings offered at one local church. Unfortunately, they also took advantage of one of the church members.
Mark Briskie, 44, of the 500 block of U.S. Hwy. 10 South, St. Cloud, Minnesota and Jessica Janne Rende, 34, of the 700 block of Goodson Street, Mt. Holly, North Carolina, were arrested by Minden Police Wednesday and charged with theft of assets of an aged person, conspiracy to commit theft of an aged person, illegal possession of stolen things and obstruction of justice.Subscribe to Read!