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Red Wing has halted its driver diversion program in light of questions and recent developments.

Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman said he expects the issue to receive a lot of attention in the coming months, between discussions stemming from a recent Wabasha County ruling and the coming legislative session.


On Jan. 6, a judge ruled that Wabasha County’s driver diversion program is illegal under Minnesota law.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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