ROCHESTER, Minn. – A former fugitive has reached a plea deal with authorities.
James Donald Minter, 35 of Byron, was arrested on January 28 after twice before eluding capture. In both escapes, law enforcement called off car chases due to safety concerns.
On Thursday, Minter entered guilty pleas to fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property, 1st degree burglary, and possession of a firearm or ammunition after being convicted of a crime of violence.
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