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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -A Rochester man was arrested on suspicion of DWI and other charges Tuesday after crashing into the rear of an Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and a bus.

The incident happened around 6:00 PM as the deputy driving the squad had stopped for a red light at the intersection of 3rd Ave and 4th St SE, near the Law Enforcement Center.

Olmsted County ADC
Olmsted County ADC


The driver then backed up and drove off. That’s when he sideswiped a Rochester Public Transit bus. The deputy was able to stop the man a few blocks away and he was arrested.

The deputy - who was headed to the LEC as his shift was ending - was not hurt. 

Arrested was 45-year-old Eduardo Garcia-Gutierrez. A breath test showed his blood/alcohol concentration was .21.


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