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Man who walked from Prior Lake to Hastings for court date found drunk, misses court date

Hastings police were called to check the welfare of a male in the area of 10th and Tyler streets at 7:01 a.m.

The man was reportedly falling down and covered with snow. He was found to be intoxicated and was in town for a court date. The man had walked from Prior Lake for the court date.

His attorney was called and was told the man was being taken to detox.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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