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January 10, 2018
Holiday DWI sweeps in Minn. net nearly 2,700
FAIRMONT, Minn.—One woman was arrested in Fairmont in far southern Minnesota on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol...
January 10, 2018 - 7:14pm
November 28, 2017
Minn. Thanksgiving weekend DWI arrests highest since 2014
ST. PAUL—Minnesota law enforcement authorities made 490 arrests for drunken driving from Wednesday to Sunday last week — the Thanksgiving...
November 28, 2017 - 6:33pm
November 22, 2017
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
ST. PAUL—With tears in his eyes, Hitesh Patel reminisced on the sweet smile and "golden heart" of his 20-year-old niece, Ria Patel, who...
November 22, 2017 - 7:54pm
September 23, 2017
In taking impaired drivers off roads, officer says: 'there's only so many people I can stop'
RED WING, Minn. — Between dusk and the twilight hours of dawn, Minnesota State Patrol trooper Kendall LeMay works the graveyard shift...
September 23, 2017 - 9:17am
September 21, 2017
Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — The termination of a former Litchfield police sergeant — who was charged last year with DWI while off-duty —...
September 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
September 20, 2017
Chronic drunken drivers continue to traverse Minn. roads to put others at risk
RED WING, Minn. — On a snowy January night 15 years ago, Craig Barnd saw a flash of light as his car swerved head-on into another about...
September 20, 2017 - 9:51am
August 23, 2017
Minnesota man facing 11th DWI charge
DULUTH -- A 54-year-old Duluth man is facing his 11th DWI charge in St. Louis County. Todd Alan Murphy was charged in State District Court on...
August 23, 2017 - 8:50pm
July 5, 2017
Minnesota man charged with 10th DWI
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- A Rosemount, Minn., man was arrested on suspicion of his 10th drunken-driving offense Tuesday in western Wisconsin. The...
July 5, 2017 - 2:47pm
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.
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.
March 11, 2014 - 10:11am