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Man charged after fleeing police, ramming squad car in Cottage Grove

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A man faces felony charges for allegedly leading Cottage Grove police on a chase that reached upward of 100 mph before he rammed a squad car and fought arrest.


Brandon D. Carter, 30, is charged with fleeing a police officer and fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine, both felonies, and with gross-misdemeanor obstructing the legal process in the incident last month.

According to the Washington County District Court criminal complaint:

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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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