Robbinsdale council member charged with DWI, fleeing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A Robbinsdale City Council member has been charged with driving drunk the wrong way on a Hennepin County highway, causing a crash and then fleeing from police.

A criminal complaint says 38-year-old Tyler Kline was going the wrong way on Highway 100 in Brooklyn Center about 12:30 a.m. Monday when he caused a crash and fled. Crystal police saw Kline re-enter Highway 100 and an officer tried to block his vehicle, but Kline drove around and fled.

Officers eventually stopped Kline by driving a squad car into his vehicle. The complaint says Kline refused to obey several orders to step out of his vehicle and was forcibly removed.

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