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Man with 4 Warrants Tackled into Snowbank, Arrested

Created: 03/13/2014 10:59 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man with 4 warrants out for his arrest got in trouble for shoplifting and running from the cops.

Shopko employees recognized 25-year-old Brett Kuehl, as they say, he’s notorious for shoplifting. They told police they noticed him taking a few items so police arrived and tried to keep an eye on the exits, as they anticipated he’d run-off. Sure enough, he started running, dropping the stolen items as he took off, but and was tackled into a snowbank by on officer near the Paragon Chateau Movie Theatre.

Police discovered Kuehl also had a hypodermic needle on him at the time. He was charged with 3rd degree burglary, theft, and fleeing from police on top of his prior warrants.

Bret Kuehl
Olmsted County Adult Detention Center