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Cottage Grove police brief: Intoxicated man found sleeping in stranger's home

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Cottage Grove Minnesota 7584 80th Street South 55016

A Cottage Grove man was sent to detox after he was found asleep in a stranger's home.

Police were called shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, April 7, to a home in the 7100 block of Imperial Avenue. The homeowner said he woke up to find a man sleeping on his couch.

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The 26-year-old Cottage Grove man, who was intoxicated, was removed from the home and transported to a detox facility, according to police.

The suspect did not know the homeowner. The house door had been left unlocked.

-Scott Wente

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