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Cottage Grove man sentenced for break-in, gun incident

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A Cottage Grove man who broke into his parents' home and staged loaded guns and knives throughout the home to thwart an "alien invasion" will spend 10 years on probation.


Alexander C. Seaton, 20, was sentenced last month after pleading guilty in Washington County District Court to first-degree burglary with a deadly weapon. Two other charges were dismissed in a plea deal that stemmed from an incident nearly two years ago.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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