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June 6, 2016
Off-duty state trooper charged with DWI after hitting signs, getting stuck in Fridley
FRIDLEY - An off-duty Minnesota state trooper took out several road signs and got his pickup truck stuck in a median before he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Thursday in Fridley, according to court documents. The trooper, Sgt. Chris Daas, was arrested by Fridley...
June 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 9, 2015
Stearns County man leads police on 100 mph chase after drinking ‘28 to 34’ beers
By Sam Louwagie St. Cloud Times BELGRADE, Minn. — A man led police on a chase driving more than 100 mph before admitting to drinking "28 to 34" beers, according to criminal charges filed Tuesday in Stearns County court. Darren Robert Oeltjen, 40, was charged with fleeing a police...
December 9, 2015 - 6:41pm
October 7, 2015
Cass Lake man faces DWI, assault charges after hitting man with pickup
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man accused of striking a man with his truck while having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.255 faces felony second-degree...
October 7, 2015 - 5:35pm
June 20, 2015
Ramsey County deputy charged with second DWI since 2014
ST. PAUL -- A veteran Ramsey County sheriff's deputy was charged with a DWI for the second time since 2014. Glen John Pothen, 45, of Roseville was charged last week in Dakota County with two counts of third-degree driving while under the influence of alcohol and one count of careless...
June 20, 2015 - 2:16pm
May 18, 2015
Minnesota driver who killed 3 brothers in DWI crash picked up again
LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- A Farmington man who was convicted of killing three brothers in a drunken driving crash 10 years ago has been charged with driving drunk again. Boe Elijah Barlage, 33, was pulled over Thursday night in Lakeville after police received a report about 9:40 p.m....
May 18, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 2, 2014
Beltrami County DWI court graduates a record four participants
BEMIDJI -- Sirens sound, heart quickens, panic strikes, flashing lights, pull over -- you’re busted. Four people arrested for DWI in Beltrami...
April 2, 2014 - 7:11pm
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires
SEBEKA, Minn. -- At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief. Eric Swenson, 48, had been...
March 11, 2014 - 10:11am
August 26, 2013
Report: 104 drunken-driving deaths in Minnesota last year
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State traffic-safety officials have released a report on drunken driving that says 104 people died last year and more than 28,000 people were arrested in alcohol-related traffic incidents. The state Department of Public Safety said Monday the drunken-driving...
August 26, 2013 - 1:26pm
May 14, 2013
ATV crash injures girl; man charged with DWI
COSMOS, Minn. -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s...
May 14, 2013 - 8:42am
April 17, 2013
Bemidji man gets four years in drunk driving case
DULUTH — A Bemidji man who received a probationary sentence after driving drunk, crashing into a vehicle and seriously injuring a Duluth police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of driving drunk again. Duane Klynn Porter, 27, pleaded guilty...
April 17, 2013 - 7:09pm
October 26, 2012
Halloween DWI enforcement
ST. PAUL – Minnesota State Patrol troopers, county deputies and municipal officers will increase their DWI enforcement presence this weekend...
October 26, 2012 - 1:05pm