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Pursuit in Long Prairie

On March 5, at 1:42 a.m., a Todd County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding and driving in the opposite lane in the city of Long Prairie.

The vehicle fled and led deputies and the Long Prairie Police Department on a short pursuit. A deputy conducted a pursuit intervention maneuver and stopped the vehicle on 1st Avenue North by the Cenex gas station.

The driver, Nelson Valdez-Rodriguez, was subsequently arrested and booked for DWI and fleeing in a motor vehicle.

Charges are pending with the County Attorney’s Office. . .


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