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Man arrested for DWI after crashing into his own home

The Brainerd Police Department responded to the crash, reported at 5:01 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, on the 1200 block of Seventh Avenue Northeast.

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BRAINERD — A 62-year-old Brainerd man was arrested Tuesday for driving while intoxicated and DWI with an aggravating factor after a vehicle crashed into a house in Brainerd.

The Brainerd Police Department responded to the crash, reported at 5:01 p.m., on the 1200 block of Seventh Avenue Northeast. According to Brainerd Deputy Chief Jon Davis, officers responded to a report of a vehicle “ramming a residence.” Davis said that the man had rammed his own house.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody and as of Wednesday afternoon, he is currently in the Crow Wing County Jail.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

Assisting at the scene were the Baxter Police Department and the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

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