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• A person at the detox facility in Hastings pulled a fire alarm in order to escape the facility.

He was caught and arrested.

Arrested for disorderly conduct and tampering with a fire alarm system was a 41-year-old Belle Plaine man.


The matter took place at 9:39 p.m. in the 1200 block of 18th Street.

• Two people were transported to detox after a shouting match was reported in the 500 block of 35th Street.

The call came in at 2:16 p.m.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the 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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