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Dent woman charged with fleeing peace officer

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

Marlene Jean Honer, 48, of 40133 Purlieu Road, Dent has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. She is also charged with gross misdemeanor second-degree DWI, test refusal.

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At about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, she allegedly refused to stop for squad car emergency lights activated by an investigator with the Becker County Sheriff's Department.

She allegedly led the officer on a chase at speeds of 50-70 mph for about six miles, when she stopped just before hitting stop sticks deployed by an officer who had set up a roadblock, according to court records. She refused to comply with an alcohol breath test.

Honer appeared Monday before District Judge Joe Evans, who set bail or bond at $5,000 with conditions or $12,000 without conditions. Her next court appearance is Sept. 29.

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