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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  An Olmsted County deputy who was trying to locate a vehicle reportedly driving at 100 mph had no trouble finding it.

The driver nearly caused a head-on crash with the deputy’s patrol vehicle.

Several 911 calls about the speeding driver were received from rural Olmsted County around 4:30 pm Saturday.

The car was first reported in the area of Highway 30 and County Rd 8 on the south side of the Rochester airport. A deputy spotted the vehicle on County Rd 8 when the driver crossed the centerline as it approached the squad car.

The deputy stopped the car near Bamber Valley school and determined the driver was “obviously under the influence. “ A preliminary breath test confirmed the suspicion as it measured a reading of .26.

Olmsted County ADC

 

Arrested was 48-year-old Jennifer Burris, who had an Arkansas address.

News update: Two arrested in early Monday gun incident in Rochester.

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