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Damien Anderson, booking photo

Man charged in second incidence of fleeing police in stolen vehicle


A Newport man allegedly stole a pickup truck from the Newport SuperAmerica store parking lot and later crashed it while fleeing from police on Interstate 94.

Damien A. Anderson, 31, was charged recently in Washington County District Court with vehicle theft and fleeing a police officer following an alleged March 17 incident.

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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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