Suspected ‘High’ Rochester Man Crashes Into Tree
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was arrested after crashing into a tree - and got into more trouble after leaving some drugs in a squad car.
Officers were called to the 200 block of 10th St SE around 5:15 AM Thursday and found the driver still at the scene. A police spokesman says he was “obviously under the influence” of an unknown substance.
Officers detected a “strong odor of marijuana” in the car and arrested the man after he failed sobriety tests. Arrested was 25-year-old Abdisalan Hilowle.
After he was removed from the squad car to be admitted to jail, an officer found nearly 4 grams of cocaine in the vehicle.