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Man sentenced in 100-mph Woodbury DWI pursuit case

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A northern Minnesota man accused of driving drunk and leading Woodbury police on a high-speed motorcycle chase last year was sentenced to six months in jail.


The motorcyclist, Cole John Crandell, 22, was convicted in November of first-degree DWI, a charge stemming from the Sept. 12, 2010, incident.

Washington County District Court Judge Richard Ilkka stayed a prison sentence of more than three years, provided Crandell abides the terms of his probation for five years.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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