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Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, and St. Paul Park officer Robert Felix speak before the Minnesota Senate Transportation Committee Feb. 16. (Submitted photo)

St. Paul Park officer pushes for legislation


A St. Paul Park police officer who watched a five-time DWI offender go free due to a lack of clarity in state law is trying to get that law changed.

Officer Robert Felix told the Minnesota Senate Transportation committee Feb. 16 the case against the driver was dismissed because the judge said it was unclear whether Felix had the right to stop him for going directly into the far right lane while making a left turn.

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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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