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Trooper arrested off-duty for drunken driving

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SHOREWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state trooper is arrested off-duty for drunken driving.

Police say the 30-year-old trooper was pulled over on Highway 7 around 11:30 p.m. Saturday in Shorewood. He was booked into the Hennepin County Jail on two gross misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated.

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KARE-TV (http://bit.ly/ovYypF ) says the trooper posted $3,000 bond and has a court appearance Nov. 22.

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Information from: KARE-TV, http://www.kare11.com

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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