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Court rejects home search and fish seizure by DNR officer

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AITKIN — Judge John R. Solien of Aitkin County on Tuesday granted a defendant’s motion to suppress evidence seized in a search that was conducted in an angler’s home on Mille Lacs Lake without a warrant in July.


According to court documents, Richard Southworth and Linda Southworth were observed by DNR Conservation Officer Chris Tetrault fishing with an extra fishing line.

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