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Farmington police implemented the Pursuit Intervention Technique to stop a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon. The chase came to an end in Empire Township.

Tuesday chase damages three Farmington squads


The Farmington Police Department is down three squads after a chase through downtown Farmington Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called to Rambling River Park early Tuesday afternoon, after an unidentified man called 911 and told dispatch he was in the park's east parking lot, armed with a weapon in his car. According to Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist, the man told dispatchers he had a gun in his trunk and a knife or a sword in his front seat.

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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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