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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

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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 joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  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 American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also 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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