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Cop charged after attempting to flee police


A Farmington resident and South St. Paul police officer has been charged with DWI and fleeing police following a July 11 incident in which he attempted to evade a Rosemount officer in a Kwik Trip parking lot.

According to a criminal complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Rosemount police officer Ryan Coughlin stopped 37-year-old Cory Michael Slifko around 10:30 a.m. after receiving a complaint about erratic driving behavior.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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