Police hand out several DWIs

A 52-year-old Elk River man was arrested shortly after 10 p.m. on June 12 for DWI after two separate complaints about his driving came into the Sherburne County dispatch center.

Dispatch told police the motorist had been crossing both the center and fog lines. An officer located the vehicle and observed it cross the fog line as well.

When the officer activated his lights, the driver kept going for a distance and almost struck a parked car. The driver finally stopped at 194th Avenue and Holt Street in Elk River.

In other recent DWI arrests:

•A 24-year-old Clear Lake man was arrested on June 12 for DWI. He had been travelling on the northbound off ramp of Highway 101 to head west on Highway 10 in Elk River when his vehicle went off the road and hit a sign.

It was determined the motorist had been drinking and he was cited for DWI. He blew a blood alcohol content of .11.

•A 21-year-old Blaine man was arrested for DWI after an Elk River police officer observed him cross the fog line, then the centerline and almost hit the officer’s squad at about 2 a.m. on June 11 near the intersection of Highway 10 and 171st Avenue.


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