The Free Press, Mankato, MN

August 5, 2013

Man arrested after running into garage

The Mankato Free Press

---- — MANKATO — Mankato police arrested a Burnsville man Saturday after he ran his vehicle into a fire hydrant and garage and then made a run for it on foot.

Okuon O. Cham, 21, of Burnsville, lost control of his vehicle at about 5:52 a.m. Saturday, struck a fire hydrant and crashed into a garage on Raven Court, causing damage to the garage and a vehicle parked inside. Cham was arrested after a brief two-block pursuit on foot. There were no injuries.

Police are requesting a gross misdemeanor charge of third-degree driving while intoxicated and a misdemeanor charge of leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Other violations include no insurance and an instruction permit violation.