Police: Hit and run leads to arrest of one after stolen gun, drugs found

During the search, a stolen hand gun was found in the car and a backpack near the crash contained nearly a pound of synthetic marijuana.

Posted: May 3, 2018 6:18 AM
Updated: May 3, 2018 6:20 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A hit and run led to a short search and the arrest of juvenile who is facing drug charges.
At around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, a red sedan, later identified as stolen from a gas station, hit a parked truck in the 1300 block of E. Center St. before the man allegedly exited the car and ran.
Police were able to set up a perimeter and he was arrested two blocks away.
During the search, a stolen hand gun was found in the car and a backpack near the crash contained nearly a pound of synthetic marijuana.
The suspect is a 17-year-old from juvenile and is facing charges for possession of stolen property and sale of synthetic cannabinoids.

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