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Alleged deputy assault at St. Paul Park Heritage Days under review for possible charges

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A Cottage Grove man could face criminal charges for allegedly shoving a Washington County sheriff’s deputy at the St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival last month.


St. Paul Park City Attorney Jim Shiely is reviewing reports from the sheriff’s office that claim a man pushed the deputy during an altercation behind a bar Saturday evening, Aug. 17.

According to the initial complaint report:

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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