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Sgt. Grabow pleads guilty to speeding

Sgt. Jesse Grabow pleaded guilty to speeding in April. He previously wrote the "Ask a Trooper" column in the Wadena Pioneer Journal and other area newspapers.

A Minnesota State Trooper caught speeding in a patrol car has pleaded guilty.

Sgt. Jesse Grabow was fined $535 in Otter Tail County District Court.

On April 28, Grabow was going 94 miles an hour in a 55 mile-an-hour zone on Highway 210 in Otter Tail County.

According to court documents, Trooper Robyn Birr was patrolling the highway when she clocked the car, not knowing at first it was another patrol car.

Grabow was not on an emergency call at the time.

After Grabow was ticketed, the patrol's state chief said that troopers are "not immune to the dangers of exceeding the speed limit."

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