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Douglass Schell Jr.

Man arrested after fleeing police, then fighting

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Formal charges are pending against a 21-year-old man who led Farmington police on a chase, then physically attacked an officer Saturday morning.


Douglass Alan Schell Jr. was being held in the Dakota County jail on $75,000 bail and is facing possible charges including fleeing an officer, obstructing the legal process, fourth degree assault and driving after suspension.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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