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A man who said he was tased in the groin by a Verndale police officer was legally drunk at the time of the encounter, a test allegedly shows.


According to Wadena County District Court records, the officer was summoned to the Bullseye Bar in Verndale on May 22 after a city employee reported adults were providing alcohol to minors in the parking lot. When Police Chief Jeff Jares approached, he reported, he saw two vehicles with minors in them in the parking lot.

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