A Mankato man was charged Wednesday in Blue Earth County District Court with charges related to several incidents. Court records say 29-year-old Thomas James Swanson was charged with three counts of theft and one count of fifth-degree possession of marijuana. Authorities say Swanson was identified via video surveillance stealing a package from a Mankato residence on Monday. Court records say Swanson was pulled over by a police officer later that day. Authorities the vehicle he was driving was allegedly stolen from St. Paul and items related to three thefts were found inside his vehicle.