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Wine cooler threat lands Cottage Grove man in jail

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A Cottage Grove man was arrested after he allegedly threatened someone with a wine cooler.

Police were called about 10:30 p.m. June 15 to the 8400 block of Ideal Avenue on a report that a male suspect was out of control.


Officers found two suspects nearby at Hillside and Hilo trails.

A 21-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested on suspicion of fifth-degree assault. He had allegedly brandished a wine cooler bottle and threatened his stepfather.

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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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