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Man accused of stealing 'mountain' of Lego bricks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Agents had to use a 20-foot truck to cart away the evidence from a suspect's house — mountains of Lego bricks.

William Swanberg, 40, of Reno, Nev., was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday, accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of the colorful plastic building blocks from area Target stores.

Target estimates Swanberg stole up to $200,000 worth of the brick sets from their stores in Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and California. The Legos were resold on the Internet, officials said.