A half-naked man is found passed out in a van in Lonsdale. 53 year old Souvanh Ger Ly, of St. Paul, was spotted Saturday by an off-duty officer alongside the road passed out with an uncased firearm laying next to him. Police and a Rice Co. deputy arrived and could tell the van had been there for a while. Approaching the passenger side, the Deputy saw multiple blankets blocking the drivers side. The flashlight woke Ly up, who grabbed for his rifle. Officers immediately yelled commands, which he obeyed. The loaded rifle was removed. According to the complaint, Ly was [Read more…] about Half naked man with a loaded rifle charged; First Responders honored for saving a life; District 20b Rep. Bly announces retirement
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