Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Reminder: Fleeing an officer is a felony

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation
officers, deputy sheriffs, police and other law enforcement
officers remind citizens that fleeing an officer on foot or in any
vehicle,

including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles, is a
felony offense.

Depending on the circumstances of the event and whether there
were injuries or deaths, penalties can include significant fines
and jail time.

“There is no excuse for not stopping for an officer. Running or
driving away can put you and others in danger and compromise public
safety,” said Capt. Ken Soring, acting DNR Enforcement chief.

To report snowmobile violations or to request assistance,
contact the Minnesota State Patrol for the name and phone number of
a conservation officer in your area.

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